Fantasy Island Season 2 Release Date – Fantasy Island is open for a second season, allowing guests at the exclusive resort to indulge in some of their most fantastical fantasies. The relaunch maintains the same basic premise of the original series from the 1970s, with fresh guest actors who bring their own personal baggage to the show each week. These characters want to come to some form of peaceful resolution inside themselves by the end of the episodes.
On Monday, January 2, 2023, Fantasy Island’s second season will debut on Fox. The show covers various topics, such as magical realism, fantasy, and many others.
Roselyn Sánchez, Kiara Barnes, and many other actors play significant roles in the show. Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain are in charge of it.
Fantasy Island Season 2 Release Date
The release date for Fantasy Island season 2 has been announced. On January 2, 2023 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, the new season will premiere on Fox. The following day, Hulu started streaming the episode. The first scheduled delivery date was May 31, 2022, so this has been a long time coming.
We have yet to determine the exact date that the new episodes will air in the UK, but as soon as we learn more, we’ll post an update here.
The plot of Fantasy Island season 2
“A modern drama series, Fantasy Island takes place at a luxury resort, where literally any fantasy requested by guests is fulfilled, although they rarely turn out as expected. Delving into the ‘what if’ questions — both big and small — that keep us awake at night, each episode will tell emotional, provocative stories about people who arrive with dreams and desires and depart enlightened and transformed through the magical realism of Fantasy Island.”
The show’s first season ended with Ruby Akuda (Kiara Barnes) and her husband Mel (Adain Bradley) meeting on the island while he was stuck between this world and the afterlife. After an emotional day spent together, Mel finally passes into “eternity” after the couple. It soon becomes apparent that Ruby is Elena Roarke’s (Roselyn Sanchez) second-in-command once her husband has left.
Speaking of Elena, viewers learn in the conclusion that she had previously been prepared to leave the island with her fiancé. She was prepared to depart at that moment and leave the enigmatic Fernando in her place, but the island reacted negatively to him. She decided to stay on the island as a result. Fernando, who would no longer be in charge, was not pleased with her choice and felt betrayed.
Viewers of Fantasy Island may expect to learn more about the interaction between Elena and Fernando once season 2 resumes. Fans of the series may naturally expect some heartbreaking moments from each of the new characters as new visitors arrive on the island.
The cast of Fantasy Island season 2
Roselyn Sánchez as Elena Roarke
Roselyn Sánchez portrays Elena Roark in Fantasy Island. She had already portrayed the part in season 1 and generally garnered favourable reviews for it. In the following episode, viewers may anticipate her to give another strong performance.
Roselyn Sánchez is well recognised for her roles in A Taste of Summer, Grand Hotel, An Ice Wine Christmas, and Fantasy Island.
Kiara Barnes as Ruby Akuda
In the fantasy drama series, Ruby Akada is portrayed by Kiara Barnes. Barnes has been outstanding throughout the first part and is predicted to keep up her strong play in the upcoming season.
The Bold and the Beautiful, The Wrong Wedding Planner, and Stuck With You all featured Kiara Barnes as a leading lady in the past.
John Gabriel Rodriquez plays Javier.
In the film Fantasy Island, John Gabriel Rodriguez plays the role of Javier. He had previously played a part in the first season of the show alongside Roselyn Sanchez and Kiara Barnes, for which he garnered overwhelmingly great reviews from viewers and critics.
Other prominent films and television acting roles held by John Gabriel Rodriguez include those in Blind Turn, Cherry Bomb, Young & Hungry, and My Boy, to name a few.
In addition to the performers mentioned above, the second season of the show is anticipated to include several other actors in significant supporting or small parts, including:
- Gabriela Z. Hernandez as Dr. Gina
- Debbi Morgan as Eileen
- Odette Annable as Daphne Madden
- Anuja Joshi as Nisha
- Caitlin Stasey as Isabel Marshall
The program’s first season debuted in August 2021, and viewers and critics generally gave it high marks for its overall tone, graphics, and engaging plot.
It is a follow-up to the 1977 television series of the same name, which had major roles for Ricardo Montalbán, Hervé Villechaize, and many other actors.
On Monday, January 2, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, make sure to catch Fantasy Island season 2 on FOX.