Comic-Con 2019: Netflix teases season 2 of 'The Order' as cast reveals details about the first two episodes
Netflix's 'The Order' had a panel at the SDCC 2019 on Thursday and they spoke mostly about the first season of the show which premiered on March 7. The cast also did a reading of an episode from the upcoming season.
'The Order' will return with the second season on Netflix and details about the 10-episode season was revealed by the cast of the show who was present for a panel at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) 2019. While the panel itself mostly was about the first season of the show which premiered on March 7, the cast also did a reading of an episode from the upcoming season. The cast spoke about why they came on board the show and how it was going to be moving forward. Lake Manley (Morton), Sarah Grey (Alyssa Drake), Adam DiMarco (Randall Carpio), Katherine Isabelle (Vera Stone), Louriza Tronco (Gabrielle Dupres), Devery Jacobs (Lilith Bathory) and Thomas Elms (Hamish Duke) along with creators Dennis Heaton, Chad Oakes and Shelley Eriksen were at the panel.
DiMarco, who plays the role of Randall Carpio, was present at the panel and he said, "When I was a kid, I was super big into magic. The real kind. Card tricks, cups and balls. And I was a big fan of Harry Potter as well, so in real life, I’d definitely be in The Order." Grey, who plays Alyssa Drake, one of the lead roles in the show, said, "There’s definitely going to be more challenges along the way. We read the first two episodes of the show and they’re pretty hilarious!”
On what to look forward to in the coming season, Shelley Eriksen, one of the executive producers and writers of the show said, "Everything is permitted except for full nudity!” Heaton and Eriksen also confirmed that they are yet to begin shooting for the next season, however, the writers agreed to do a reading with the help of the cast present.
One of the scenes that were read at the SDCC panel is about Vera confronting the disciples about using magic when a 'moratorium' was taking place. This leads to a 'spontaneous combustion' of one them. Alyssa also makes a suggestion that a rogue magician could be the force behind the murder spell that was performed.
'The Order' revolves around the lives of Jack Morton (Jake Manley) and Alyssa Drake. The fantasy-fiction is about how Jake's life changes after he joins the Hermetic Order of the Blue Rose, which is a secret society that teaches and practices magic.