November 12, 2022

Netflix has picked up The Empress for Season 2. The news comes just over a month after the German period drama released its six-episode freshman run. Since its late September premiere, the show has appeared in the streamer's global Top 10 non-English TV list for five straight weeks.

In the show, an unusual love ignites between Emperor Franz and the rebellious Elisabeth in a twist of fate and against all expectations. Together they embark on a dangerous path at the Viennese court. Surrounded by power struggles and intrigues, Elisabeth confronts those who do not believe in her.