Amazon has renewed its YA drama The Wilds for a second season, it was announced Saturday.
The cast of the series revealed the news in a video posted on social media (watch the announcement below).
The Wilds follows a group of teenage girls from different backgrounds as they fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The twist, Amazon teases, is that the girls didn’t end up there by accident. The first, 10-episode season debuted on Amazon Prime Video on Dec. 10.
The series, created by Daredevil writer Sarah Streicher, is part of Amazon Studios boss Jennifer Salke‘s move to push the streamer into the YA space.
Amy B. Harris (Sex and the City, The Carrie Diaries) serves as showrunner on the Amazon, ABC Signature co-production.
In addition to Streicher and Harris the series is executive produced by Jamie Tarses’ FanFare and Dylan Clark and Brian Williams of Dylan Clark Productions.
Susanna Fogel (Booksmart, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Life Partners) directed and executive produced the series’ pilot episode.
The series stars Rachel Griffiths, Sophia Ali, Shannon Berry, Jenna Clause, Reign Edwards, Mia Healey, Helena Howard, Erana James, Sarah Pidgeon, David Sullivan and Troy Winbush.