'Deadwind' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Finnish crime drama

The series follows a Finnish female police detective named Sofia Karppi who lost her spouse when she was in her 30s


                            'Deadwind' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Finnish crime drama
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Finnish crime drama 'Deadwind' originally titled 'Karppi' airs in Finland on Yle TV2. Season 1 of the series premiered on March 14, 2018, and then became available to stream on Netflix on August 23, 2018. The series follows a Finnish female police detective named Sofia Karppi who lost her spouse when she was in her 30s. She then takes care of her two children alone. After getting back to work, she is assigned the murder case of a social affairs consultant. Here is what we know of the upcoming Season 2 of 'Deadwind.'

Release date

Season 2 of 'Deadwind' will premiere on July 1, 2020. The season will consist of 8 episodes, approximately 45 minutes each.

Plot

The official synopsis as provided by Yle for Season 2 reads: "Criminal investigator Sofia Karp’s (Pihla Viitala) winter holiday will be canceled when two bodies are found on the construction sites of the tunnel planned under the Gulf of Finland, one in Helsinki and the other in Tallinn. The murders concern Sara Tulisuoto (Leena Pöysti), the mayor of Helsinki driving the tunnel, who is also wrestling with corruption charges. Karppi and his co-worker Sakari Nurmi (Lauri Tilkanen) set out to investigate drug-related-related homicides until a new brutal murder takes place, which upset Karppi to the core."

Cast

Pihla Viitala as Sofia Karppi

Pihla Viitala in 'Deadwind' (IMDb)

Pihla Viitalais an actress and director known for her roles as Solveig in 'Latin Lover' (2015), Mina in 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' (2013) and Marja / Tapio's wife in 'Star Boys' (2017). Her more recent works include, 'Cold Courage', 'Maria's Paradise', 'Arctic Circle' and 'Kielergata'.

Lauri Tilkanen as Sakari Nurmi 

Lauri Tilkanen in 'Deadwind' (IMDb)

Lauri Tilkanen is a Finnish actor and is known for his roles as Matti Välitalo in 'Once Upon a Time in the North' (2012), Olavi Virta in 'Olavi Virta' (2018), Riku Paananen in 'Hooked' (2015-2019) and Mitchell Brannegan in 'Nymphs' (2013).

Other cast members include Mimosa Willamo as Henna Honkasuo, Noa Tola as Emil Karppi, Vera Kiiskinen as Raisa Peltola, Ville Myllyrinne as JP, Raimo Grönberg as Tapio Koskimäki, Rami Peltonen as Poliisi, Jani Volanen as Usko Bergdahl and many more.

Creators

The series creators are Rike Jokela, Jari Olavi Rantala and Kirsi Porkka. Jokela also serves as the director.

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Where to watch

Catch Season 2 of 'Deadwind' on July 1, 2020 on Netflix. Season 1 is available to stream on Netflix.

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