The hit animated reboot “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power” is getting a second season at Netflix. The confirmation came from the show’s official social media accounts with the question “Who wants more #SheRa and the Princesses of Power?”. Fans can expect the season 2 premiere on April 26th.
The show was an instant hit with critics and fans after its Netflix debut last year. The story is a reboot of the original He-Man spinoff of the same name, which premiered in 1985.
The story follows an orphan named Adora (Carrero), who leaves behind her former life in the evil Horde when she discovers a magic sword that transforms her into the mythical warrior princess She-Ra. Along the way, she finds a new family in the Rebellion as she unites a group of magical princesses in the ultimate fight against evil.
The series comes frmo Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes, Nimona) and executive producer Chuck Austen (Dawn of the Croods, Steven Universe). The story is a modern take on the ‘80s icon, aimed to inspire a new generation of young fans.
Aimee Carrero (Elena of Avalor) stars as Adora/She-Ra, Karen Fukuhara (Suicide Squad) as Glimmer, AJ Michalka (The Goldbergs) as Catra, Marcus Scribner (black-ish) as Bow, Reshma Shetty (Royal Pains) as Angella, Lorraine Toussaint (Orange is the New Black) as Shadow Weaver, Keston John (The Good Place) as Hordak, Lauren Ash (Superstore) as Scorpia, Christine Woods (Hello Ladies) as Entrapta, Genesis Rodriguez (Time After Time) as Perfuma, Jordan Fisher (Grease Live!) as Seahawk, Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Mermista, Merit Leighton (Alexa & Katie) as Frosta, Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) as Castaspella, and Krystal Joy Brown (Motown: The Musical) as Netossa.
The series currently sits with a 100% rating on RottenTomatoes with critics, the highest rating any series can achieve. As with most female-led shows and movies found on the site, the audience score shows a sudden decrease in approval, sitting with 74% rating on the site.