'Virgin River' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's romantic drama

With strong characters worth investing in, 'Virgin River' might not seem like your kind of show, but it is not one to miss


                            'Virgin River' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's romantic drama
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Romantic dramas are rarely as honest, interesting and refreshing as 'Virgin River'. Based on the critically acclaimed novels by bestselling author Robyn Carr, the Netflix series is returning for its Season 2 bringing Alexandra Breckenridge and Martin Henderson back. With strong characters worth investing in, 'Virgin River' might not seem like your kind of show, but it is not one to miss. 

Here's everything you need to know about Season 2 of 'Virgin River' coming to Netflix. 

Release date

Season 2 of 'Virgin River' arrives on Netflix on November 27, 2020. 

Plot

According to the official synopsis of the series, "Melinda Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge) returns to Virgin River and Doc's clinic, realizing she must learn to come to terms with herself and her past before she can truly make this her home."

While this doesn't shed a lot of light on what Season 2 will entail, the additional synopsis teases a lot of oncoming drama. "Engagement. Babies. Heartbreak. Murder. For a small town, Virgin River has its fair share of drama – and Mel Monroe is often in the middle of it."

Cast

Alexandra Breckenridge as Melinda Mel Monroe

Alexandra Breckenridge attends The 2020 InStyle And Warner Bros. 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Gett Images)

Breckenridge plays the role of a nurse and a midwife who relocates to Virgin River from LA to begin anew. The actress is known for her work on 'Dirt', 'The Ex List', the first season of FX's 'American Horror Story' 'Murder House', 'Coven, 'The Walking Dead' and 'This is Us'. 

Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan

Actor Martin Henderson arrives at the Premiere of Columbia Pictures' "Miracles From Heaven" at ArcLight Hollywood on March 9, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

As Jack Sheridan, Henderson plays the role of Mel's love interest. The actor is known for his role on 'Off the Map', 'The Ring', 'Shortland Street', 'the Red Road', 'Secrets & Lies', 'Little Fish', a role for which he was nominated for AFI Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and FCCA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His role in 'Grey's Anatomy' as Dr Nathan Riggs is also very acclaimed. 

The series also stars Tim Matheson as Vernon Doc Mullins, Annette O'Toole as Hope McCrea, Lauren Hammersley as Charmaine Roberts, Colin Lawrence as John Preacher Middleton, Grayson Gurnsey as Ricky, and Sarah Dugdale as Lizzie.

Creators

The series is based on the critically acclaimed 'Virgin River novels' by Robyn Carr and was developed for the streaming site by Sue Tenney. 

Trailer

You can watch the trailer here:



 

Where to watch

All ten episodes of Season 2 of 'Virgin River' will be available to stream on Netflix from November 27, 2020, onwards. 

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