Netflix has announced that it has commenced production on the second season of its fantasy series Fate: The Winx Saga in Co Wicklow.

Announcing the return to filming in The Garden of Ireland, the streaming giant shared a video of a script read-through and said: "New cast members include Brandon Grace as Grey, Éanna Hardwicke as Sebastian and Paulina Chávez as Flora.

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"Returning cast members include Abigail Cowen as Bloom, Hannah van der Westhuysen as Stella, Precious Mustapha as Aisha, Eliot Salt as Terra, Elisha Applebaum as Musa, Sadie Soverall as Beatrix, Freddie Thorp as Riven, Danny Griffin as Sky, Theo Graham as Dane, Jacob Dudman as Sam, Ken Duken as Andreas and Rob James Collier as Silva."

Brian Young (The Vampire Diaries) reprises his roles as showrunner and executive producer.

Fate: The Winx Saga is described by Netflix as "the coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld".

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