FIRST LOOK: Fortitude (Series 2)

NEW Fortitude First Look

Fortitude is coming back to Sky Atlantic for a second series, with new names and an explosive new mystery at its heart.

The time has come to return to the place where blood runs cold and even the sky runs red.

Nine weeks after the horrific events of the first series, the remote Arctic town and prospective tourist destination has settled back into a state of normalcy, but has been irrevocably changed.

While the contamination has been contained, the town’s recovery is hamstrung by cutbacks from a government that has given up on the settlement. Many of the residents have abandoned the town; some due to the cuts, many just out of fear.

Former Sheriff Dan Anderssen (Richard Dormer) is missing, presumed dead. Only Governor Hildur Odegard (Sofie Gråbøl), crab fisherman Michael Lennox (Dennis Quaid) and a handful of others remain, each with their own reason for doing so.

Here’s a first look at the new series with images from the first episode:

Outside the settlement, the wild has become even more dangerous and unpredictable, and the town is bathed in the eerie crimson glow of a blood aurora, a phenomenon linked to a dark and forgotten part of Fortitude’s history.

A history that may be repeated as a strange figure accompanies a grim discovery in the snow. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the new series:

As is becoming the case more and more now, especially with Sky, when Fortitude launches at 9pm on Thursday 26th January, every episode of the second series will be available to watch with Sky Box Sets.

Fortitude returns Thursday 26th January at 9pm on Sky Atlantic