Disney’s hit series “Shogun” could have two more seasons

Disney’s hit series “Shogun” could have two more seasons

Series co-creators Justin Marks and Rachel Kondo remain on board the series originally intended as a limited series.

FX and disney revealed yesterday, according to The Hollywood Reporter, that two more seasons of the hit historical drama series are in development Shogun, and that writers rooms are meeting. FX will work with those in charge of the late author’s estate James Clavell to reconstruct seasons two and three.

However, this does not mean that seasons two and three of Shogun have been confirmed, as an official renewal will be based on progress made in the writers’ room and whether all parties involved are happy with the direction the series is taking.

The co-creators of the series Justin Marks and Rachel Kondo remain on board the series, as does executive producer Michaela Clavell from the estate of James Clavell, as well as the star and producer of the series Hiroyuki Sanada.

What Shogun is about

Shogun represents Japan in the 1600s, and some have called the series the “new Game of Thrones.” In it, Lord Yoshii Toranaga (Hiroyuki Sanada) fights for his life as his enemies gang up on him, when a mysterious European ship is found abandoned in a nearby town, where John Blackthorne’s character (Cosmo Jarvis).

Based on the 1975 novel of the same name by James Clavell, the show was overseen by the husband-and-wife creative team of Justin Marks and Rachel Kondo, the latter of whom was co-writer of Top Gun: Maverick.

The ten-episode series aired on Hulu and FX in the US, while in our region can be seen through Disney+ and Star+.

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