A Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological immigrant creatures whose rich homelands were invaded by the empires of man. This growing immigrant population struggles to coexist with humans in the grimiest section of the city, a human detective, Rycroft Philostrate, and a refugee faerie named Vignette Stonemoss rekindle a dangerous affair. Vignette harbors a secret that endangers Philo's most important case yet: a string of gruesome murders, he reveals a monster no one could imagine.
As tensions rise on Carnival Row, Philo must confront both darkness incarnate and the evil that controls it. Vignette gleans the true nature of The Burgue. Imogen lets her feelings for Agreus go unbridled. Breakspear's secrets catch up to him.
Amazon has handed out an early renewal to its upcoming fantasy drama Carnival Row. The announcement of a second season arrives more than a month ahead of the series premiere, which is set for release on August 30.
Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in the series, which is set in a Victorian fantasy world where mythological immigrant creatures who have fled their war-torn homeland have arrived in their city. Tensions rise between the humans and the growing creature population, which is feared and forbidden to live or fly with freedom. The fragile peace breaks down when a string of murders reveals a monster that nobody could imagine. But in darkness there lies hope, as a human detective and a faerie rekindle a dangerous affair.