Atlantis Season 2 2014-2015 Cast List, Filming Locations and Return Date: Jack Donnelly, Mark Addy, Robert Emms, Aiysha Hart, Sarah Parish and Juliet Stevenson return for a brand new series.
When does the new season of Atlantis start on BBC One?
The Atlantis season 2 air date and time has been officially set for Saturday 15 November 2014, at 8:30pm on BBC1. The new series is scheduled to run for a total of 13 episodes. With the original series having premiered in the UK on the 28th of September 2013, Atlantis starts a little later in the year this time around. With season 8 of Doctor Who filling the BBC1 Saturday evening slot until the 8th of November, Jason and the guys were always likely to be kept waiting.
Taking a mid-series winter break to make way for The Voice, Atlantis will finally return to our screens (for the long awaited episode 7) on Saturday 11 April 2015 at 7:45pm on BBC1. Unfortunately for fans of the show, the BBC have already confirmed there will be no season 3 of Atlantis.
Among the lineup of new actors joining the show in 2014 will be Amy Manson playing Medea and Vincent Regan in the role of Dion.
Lead Atlantis Season 2 Cast List
Jason – Jack Donnelly (House of Anubis)
Pythagoras – Robert Emms
Hercules – Mark Addy (Remember Me, Trollied, The Full Monty, Still Standing, Game of Thrones, The Syndicate, Great Expectations, Bonkers, Too Much Sun, The Thin Blue Line)
The Oracle – Juliet Stevenson (The Village, Truly Madly Deeply, Bend It Like Beckham, White Heat)
Ariadne – Aiysha Hart
Pasiphae – Sarah Parish (W1A, Monroe, Breathless, Mistresses, The Pillars of the Earth, Cutting It, Hatfields & McCoys)
Medea – Amy Manson (Outcasts, Raw, Being Human, Desperate Romantics, Young James Herriot, The Field of Blood)
Sarpedon – Robert Pugh (Game Of Thrones, The White Queen, Justice, The Shadow Line, Undeniable, The Time of Your Life)
Goran – Peter de Jersey (Broadchurch, Holby City)
Rizon – Josef Altin (Game of Thrones)
Derian – Ian Drysdale
Critias – Thomas Coombes
Miras – Steven Cree (Lip Service)
Cleon – Kemal Sylvester
Alastor – Sam Redford (One Life to Live)
Telemon – Clive Standen (Vikings, Camelot)
Alytarch – Gary Oliver (Game of Thrones)
Leonidas – Philip Correia
Areto – Lashana Lynch
Nicias – Lorenzo Allchurch
Rhea – Abigail Rose
Diagoras – John Light (WPC 56, Holby City)
Orpheus – Ronald Pickup (Young Dracula, The Jury II, The Worst Week of My Life, Holby City)
Eurydice – Sian Thomas (The Worst Week of My Life)
Melas – Ken Bones (Upstairs Downstairs, The Hour)
Cilix – Lorcan Cranitch (Ballykissangel, Paradox, 1916 Seachtar Dearmadta, Rome, The Palace, Code of a Killer)
Deina – Sally Dexter (Sugartown, Family, Night & Day)
Enyo – Ellie Haddington (Foyle’s War, Bad Girls, Life Begins, Coronation Street, Scott & Bailey)
Pemphredo – Susan Brown (Broadchurch, Game of Thrones, Torchwood, Rose and Maloney)
Speaking to the BBC as filming began back in April, the shows co-creators Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps, said: “It’s wonderful to have everyone back in the studio together as we prepare to take Atlantis to new places in series two. We have some exciting new additions joining our exceptional cast and some surprises up our sleeve that we can’t wait to unleash on the Atlantis audience later this year.”
Set a year after the events of the season one finale and with King Minos having met his end, Ariadne now sits on the thrown. Wishing to change this, the exiled Pasiphae goes about assembling her own army with which she intends to attack Atlantis. Meanwhile, Jason must embrace his destiny.
The Action Packed Extended Series 2 Trailer
List of Known Episode Titles
1 – A New Dawn: Part One
2 – A New Dawn: Part Two
3 – Telemon
4 – The Marriage of True Minds
5 – The Day of the Dead
6 – The Grey Sisters
Atlantis Filming Locations
Beginning in early April 2014 and lasting for seven months, filming for the second season of Atlantis again took place by the shores of the River Severn at the former Tesco distribution centre near Chepstow, South Wales. In preparation for the new series, the locations sets were both improved detail wise and expanded to ensure viewers are treated to an even greater spectacle than last year. Speaking to the BBC about the improvements, Pythagoras actor Robert Emms said: “It’s much more detailed this year, you definitely get a feeling when your on set that you are transported to another place. It’s really easy to get lost in the moment and to really believe that you are in a different time.”
Genuine outdoor locations, such as the desert and beach scenes, were filmed in Morocco.
Atlantis 2015 Return Trailer