"The Empress" gets a second season. Netflix announced this on Instagram. In the short video, the main actors Devrim Lingnau (24, Sisi), Philip Froissant (28, Franz), together with their co-stars Almila Bagriacik (32) and Johannes Nussbaum (27), are happy about the continuation of the "Sisi" series . They will return together with Melika Foroutan (46) and Jördis Triebel (45).
Showrunner remains Katharina Eyssen, who is supported by Execute Producer Robert Eyssen. Sommerhaus Serial GmbH is realizing the series with the two producers Jochen Laube and Fabian Maubach. Scarlett Lacey also returns as executive producer. According to the press release, Laube is happy about the second season. The series is "still at the beginning of Empress Elisabeth's life". The producer is looking forward to "two more years together with Katie, Robert" and the cast and being able to work in a "wonderful team at Netflix."
The reinterpretation of the story of Elisabeth of Austria (1837-1898) was not only popular in Germany. The German Netflix series is in the top 10 of the streaming provider in 88 countries worldwide. It is currently by far the most successful non-English language production on the trend charts.