Dark Desire or Oscuro Deseo in Spanish regions was one of the dark horse releases of 2020 on Netflix in 2020. It turned out to be the most-watched debut season of a non-English show in Netflix’s history. Eighteen episodes of the thrilling drama series arrived on Netflix on July 15th, 2020.
The series was the sixth most watched title on Netflix around the world in July 2020
Now, season 2 is just around the corner arriving on Netflix globally in February 2022. The series has performed best in Spanish-speaking countries.
We also got some official stats for how well the series performed alongside the season 2 announcement. Entertainment experts say that it was the biggest non-English debut season of a show since Elite which had 20 million households watch in the first 28 days back in 2018.
Has Dark Desire been renewed for season 2?
After around a month, Netflix officially gave the nod to a second season while also releasing viewing stats for season 1 confirming the hit we knew the series was.
For anyone that saw the series, you would’ve no doubt suspected a second season given the dramatic ending of show’s debut season.
The renewal also came with a Spanish tease for season 2 with some of the cast members appearing.
The big story threads that need answers heading into a second season include who actually killed Brenda (or did she really commit suicide), and what Dario will now do after surviving the factory fire and announcing his love?
From the season 2 announcement, we know that Maite Perroni, Alejandro Speitzer, Erik Hayser, Jorge Poza, Regina Pavón and María Fernanda Yepes will all return to their roles for season 2. They also confirmed that new characters would join the second season.