It was October 23, 2020 when it debuted on Netflix The chess queena miniseries with protagonist Anya Taylor-Joy destined to be talked about a lot. And just in these days, about two years after the first airing, the same actress has intervened in the first person for clarify the situation regarding a possible future for the series.
Taken fromhomonymous novel by Walter Tevis, The chess queen (The Queen’s Gambit) tells the story of Beth Harmon, played by the extraordinary Anya Taylor-Joy, a young orphan who is passionate about the game of chess, showing an innate gift. The Netflix series follows Beth’s life from eight to twenty-two, from childhood in an orphanage to success as a chess player, passing through addiction to alcohol and psychotropic drugs.
The chess queen achieved instant success, becoming the most watched series on Netflix in a single day and winning the title of series with the most viewed non-original script ever on the streaming platform. The series was also appreciated by critics, winning, among others, an Emmy and a Golden Globe for best miniserieswhile Anya Taylor-Joy’s performance earned the actress the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries.
Despite the undeniable success of the series, it now seemed clear to everyone that The chess queen would have been a limited miniseries, lasting one season only. However, a few days ago he appeared on the Twitter profile at Anya-Taylor Joy a post that read “The Queen’s Gambit 2”. The post, which had every appearance of being theannouncement of a second seasonit was though deleted shortly after, causing some confusion among fans.
The chess queen 2 will it really happen? Anya Taylor-Joy’s statement
Following the posting and deletion of the mysterious Tweet, Anya Taylor-Joy was forced to make a statement to clarify the situationand there is no good news for de fans The chess queen. In a story on his Instagram profileIndeed, the actress explained that his Twitter profile was hacked, apologizing for the inconvenience. So, the message related to the second season of the Netflix series was nothing more than a fake.
“My Twitter has been hacked—sorry for any inconvenienceIt’s not me!wrote Anya Taylor-Joy.
Actually, already in 2021 it showrunner of The chess queen, Scott Frankhe stated that the Netflix series would not have a second season, as the narrative arc was already perfectly concluded and carrying it forward could have ruined what was done previously. In short, although deep down we knew that the chances of a renewal of the miniseries were decidedly remote, it was nice to hope for a while.
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