Neil Patrick Harris‘ Count Olaf is back to terrorize the Baudelaire siblings in Season Two of Netflix’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ based on the kids’ novels by Lemony Snicket (real name Daniel Handler). The sophomore season is expected to adapt books five through nine of the series. Netflix has already ordered a third installment which will adapt the final four books. The new season, which consists of ten episodes, will be available to stream on March 30 and Netflix has unveiled a new trailer.
Of course, in addition to Harris, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, and Presley Smith return as the Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and Sunny, respectively. K. Todd Freeman is also back as Arthur Poe, the kids’ banker, with Patrick Warburton as the narrator, Snicket himself. Joining the excitement this season are Robbie Amell as Kevin, a freak at the Caligari Carnival, Roger Bart as Nero, the vice-principal of Prufrock Preparatory School, Nathan Fillion as Jacques Snicket, Lemony’s brother, David Alan Grier as Hal, a blind file clerk, Tony Hale as Jerome Squalor, the husband of Esmé Squalor, Lucy Punch as Esmé Squalor, a possible love interest for Count Olaf, Sara Rue as a librarian and Kitana Turnbull as Carmelita Spats, a student at Prufrock Preparatory School.
Check out the familiar faces and new additions in the trailer below:
The new season follows the orphaned Baudelaire children as they move from place to place while attempting to protect their inheritance from Count Olaf. Since this season will focus on books five through nine, the kids will find themselves at Prufrock Preparatory School, a penthouse apartment, a ‘Vile Village’, a creepy hospital and a dangerous carnival.
A Snicket (Warburton) announces at the end of this clip “This episode in the lives of the Baudelaires is about to get much, much worse.”
Check the show out when it returns on March 30.
Source: Entertainment Weekly