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Everything We Know About ‘Maxton Hall’ Season 2!

Dying to know what happens next with James Beaufort and Ruby Bell? Great news, their story will continue when Maxton Hall returns to our screens for season 2!

Filming is now underway for the German YA series which has been so popular since it was released in early May, it was renewed just a week later. According to Prime Video, it achieved the “largest first week global viewership for an International Original in Prime Video history,” hitting no. 1 on their charts in more than 120 countries. Plus, it has an audience rating of 95% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Not hard to see why – the series is highly addictive! Based on the book Save Me by Mona Kasten, season 1 follows the story of scholarship student Ruby, who witnesses an explosive secret at Maxton Hall Private College. Per the official synopsis, “the arrogant millionaire heir James Beaufort has to deal with the quick-witted scholarship student. He is determined to silence Ruby. Their passionate exchange of words unexpectedly ignites a spark…”

James Beaufort on the field walking away from Ruby Bell who stands in her school unifrom in Maxton Hall

Photo: Stephan Rabold/Prime Video

Philip Pratt, head of German Originals at the streamer says “Maxton Hall – The World Between Us tells a universal love story of the love between two people from different worlds that has captivated viewers all over the world. We can’t wait to start the production of the new season and continue the story.”

We can’t wait either! Kasten’s books are yet to be translated to English so we really, really want to know what happens next…

Here’s everything we know so far about season 2:

James and Lydia Beaufort with Lydia crying and James wet after getting out of a pool. They are walking and he is holding her arm. Maxton Hall

Photo: Stephan Rabold/Prime Video

 

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Who will star in Maxton Hall season 2?

Prime Video has confirmed series leads Damian Hardung and Harriet Herbig-Matten will return as James and Ruby.

Sonia Weißer will continue on as James’ sister, Lydia Beaufort, along with Ben Felipe as Cyril, Runa Greiner as Ember, Andrea Guo as Lin Wang and Justus Resiner as Alistair Ellington.

 

James Beaufort and Ruby Bell stand in the halls of Maxton Hall in their school uniform with a great stained glass window behind them

Photo: Stephan Rabold/ Prime Video

What will Maxton Hall season 2 be about? 

The new episodes will be based on Mona Kasten’s second novel in the series, Save You, where Ruby wants her old life back, away from the elite, corrupt world of the rich. But she also can’t let go of James who is doing everything he can to win her back.

There is also a third book in Kasten’s series titled Save Us. 

 

When will  Maxton Hall season 2 be released?

Prime Video hasn’t set a release date yet so stay tuned!

 

*This article was originally published on May 17, 2024. 

 


 

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Haven’t watched Maxton Hall season 1 yet?

Head to Prime Video now to find out what all the hype is about!

(Ps. The series is in German but dubbed in English for English-speaking countries.)

 


 

Nehal is an award-winning news presenter, author of "A Kids Book About Kindness Online" and founder of CelebrityKind. She has dedicated her career to creating connected and healthy spaces in the media. When she's not writing, you'll find Nehal hanging with family, dancing to Beyoncé, interpreting Taylor Swift lyrics or watching old eps of Oprah.