Locke and Key season 2 — everything we know

Locke and Key season 2
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Locke and Key season 2 is coming — and it's coming this October. Netflix broke that news during its Geeked Week stream, and it just announced more. Along the way they also gave us a bunch of photos of the new season, including the above shot of uncle Duncan with a key. 

Locke and Key fans have been waiting a long time for this news. Netflix announced it was renewing the series for its second season back on March 30, 2020. The tweet breaking the news stated "more keys, more demons, more aloha," before inserting a middle finger emoji and stating "Locke & Key is officially returning for season two!!"

The new photos for Locke and Key season 2 show Kinsey walking on water, Bode with a new friend and Nina sharing coffee with a potential new love interest and more.

Locke and Key season 2 release date

Today (Sept. 14), Netflix announced that Locke and Key season 2 debuts on October 22, 2021. It also released the below teaser:

Locke and Key season 2 teaser trailer

SFX galore comprise this trailer, and as the creepy crawlies navigate the house, ice and spider-webs fill the windows and nooks, you'll wish it was October 22 already.

Locke and Key season 2 photos

Spoilers for Locke and Key season 1 follow!

Locke and Key is one of Netflix's many YA-targeted supernatural series' focusing on the Locke siblings (Tyler, Kinsey and Bode) who move into Keyhouse (their family's ancestral home) with their mother Nina after their father's mysterious murder. A demon named Dodge is the main villain for the show, and manipulates the family through the keys that play a central role to the show.

While the family believed they defeated Dodge at the end of season 1, the demon was still active as Gabe, one Locke sibling Kinsey's love interests. 

Darby Stanchfield (Nina Locke) announced the of the season wrapping production on her Instagram on April 16.

Casting news has been simple: Deadline reported that Aaron Ashmore and Hallea Jones have been upgraded to series regulars. Brendan Hines is joining the cast as well.

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