Articles for The Tudors Season 2

The Tudors, the drama series loosely based on the early reign of Henry VIII, returns for a second season with 10 new episodes, and the promise of sexual obsessions, elaborate court customs, and more blood shed.  History comes alive tonight at 9pm ET/PT on Showtime. When The Tudors resumes, Henry (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is still in the midst of a tense conflict with the Catholic Church over his demand for an annulment so he can marry the bewitching Boleyn, played by Natalie Dormer.  The consequent power struggle leads to Henry‘s break with the church and the English Reformation, only to have the king order his new queen beheaded after she provides him with a daughter instead of the son he craves for. Finally, there will be blood. Read more »
History has repeated itself once again.  Showtime has given The Tudors a third season order just a few weeks after the show returned on the air for a sophomore run.  The drama series loosely based on the early reign of Henry VIII has significantly surged in the ratings, prompting the network to give an early renewal to the show just like it did when the network picked up the series for a second season order in the same month of its highly successful debut, which became the highest rated series premiere of the network in three years. The announcement comes after Showtime recently reiterated its commitment to original programming. The network is now expected to invest into more original series like The Tudors, as well as Dexter and Weeds. Read more »
Fans will have a lot to look forward to when The Tudors return with new episodes next year.  As reported in April, Showtime has given the drama series loosely based on the early reign of Henry VIII a third season order just a few weeks after the show returned on the air for a sophomore run. The new season, which began production in June in Dublin, Ireland, will now follow King Henry (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) as he weds third Jane Seymour (Anita Briem) and then Anne of Cleves, who has now been cast.  According to the network‘s press release, Grammy-winning singer Joss Stone has signed on to join the cast The Tudors as Henry‘s fourth wife. Read more »
As early as now, Showtime has been rallying up the fans of The Tudors by giving them a hint of what’s to come in the show’s third season, which is set to be released next year.  Recently, we reported that Grammy-winning singer Joss Stone landed the role of Henry VII’s fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, who will be appearing in three of the eight episodes of the third season.More recently, Showtime announced that yet another cast member has been recruited to join the royal deities next year.  Filming for the third season of The Tudors began in June, and the newest recruit is Swedish film actor Max Von Sydow, who will be portraying Cardinal Von Waldburg in a four-episode stint. Read more »
The Tudors remains in power.  Just a few weeks after the show returned to the air for a sophomore run, Showtime has given the series a third season order, just like it did when the network picked up the drama for a sophomore season in the same month of its highly successful debut. Giving more validation is the fact that The Tudors recently grabbed a Creative Emmy Award for "Outstanding Costumes for a Series."Additionally, The Tudors also received a Creative Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series" for the second season of the critically acclaimed program. Read more »
Just in time for the New Year, The Tudors is coming to DVD.  Showtime and Paramount Home Entertainment have officially announced the release date of the much anticipated season 2 DVD of the historical fiction series created and entirely written by British screenwriter Michael Hirst.The Tudors - The Complete Second Season will run at 542 minutes for 10 episodes and will come with widescreen video and audio available in English 5.1, English 2.0 and Spanish Mono, which is the same as the first season set.  As of this moment, the package art and extras aren‘t available yet so fans will have to stay tuned for more details about the DVD. Read more »

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