Wisting is a Scandinavian Noir produced in Norway. It is created by Trygve Allister Diesen and Kathrine Valen Zeiner and directed by Trygve Allister Diesen and Kathrine Launing . The series is based on the three works of Jørn Lier Horst, namely ‘The Caveman’, ‘The Hunting Dogs’, and ‘The Inner Darkness’. It is written by Vegard Steiro Amundsen, Anne Elvedal, Kjersti Ugelstad, Trygve Allister Diesen, Kathrine Valen Zeiner, and Jadranko Mehic. The thriller drama stars Sven Nordin, Carrie-Anne Moss, Mads Ousdal, and Thea Green Lundberg in the lead roles. The story revolves around the detective William Wisting, who struggles to solve the most difficult and twisted cases of his career.
Wisting Season 2 Release Date
The first season was released on April 11, 2019, the day on which the rollercoaster ride of investigation began for William as well as our audience. The first season is based on the two novels The Caveman (2013) and The Hunting Dogs (2012). Throughout the series, the audience was kept engaged with the solving of the crucial case. The audience was way too immersed in the series, that by the end of the first season when the case was solved, the audience was already missing William Wisting.
The amazing response of the audience made the creators come up with season 2 of the series. Season two of the series was released on 26 December 2021, consisting of four episodes based on the novel ‘The Inner Darkness’. There are eight episodes in total for season 2, they planned to divide the episodes into two parts where the first 4 episodes are considered as season 2 and the last 4 episodes are considered as season 3. But later they planned to consider the eight episodes together as season 2. The first 4 episodes of the series were released on December 26, 2021, and the remaining four episodes will be released on April 10, 2022. So the ones who haven’t watched the first 4 episodes do watch it soon and the people who have already watched it keep your cool and wait for the release of the remaining four episodes.
|Wisting Season 1 Release Date||April 11, 2019|
|Wisting Season 2 Release Date||December 26, 2021|
Wisting Season 1 Recap
The story is set in Norway, the series begins with the finding of a dead body under a Christmas tree in Larvik, Norway. William Wisting is appointed to solve the case and find the murderer. The fingerprints found in the crime scene take them to the killer, Robert Godwin, who is an American serial killer. He has been hiding from the police for about 20 years and sources say that he has been settled in Larvik under the identity of a local resident. Special Agents Maggie Griffin and John Bantham from the FBI are sent to help William with the investigation. The trio travels through different paths to solve thecae. Meanwhile, Line Wstng, William’s daughter and a journalist works on the story of the death of a neighbor, which coincides with Wisting’s investigation. This puts her in great trouble.
In the end, the trio finds the killer and corners him, giving it a satisfying ending. But the story doesn’t end there. William gets invited on a national television show to discuss Robert Godwin’s case. But unexpectedly he is ambushed by Philip Henden, who s a lawyer who represented Vidar Haglund. Haglund was sent to prison for 17years, now he is released. Though Haglund proved his innocence, the crucial DNA evidence submitted by Wisting made him end up in prison. Now Philip proves that the evidence has been tampered with. This made him get suspended from the investigation. All the newspapers and Tv channels hunt William saying that he is a criminal. This makes Line determined to clear her father’s name. But soon she realizes that the crime she is working on is connecting to everything else. This brings us to the end of season 1.
Wisting Season 2 Cast
Sven Nordin as William Wisting, police detective, Carrie-Anne Moss as Maggie Griffin, FBI Special Agent, Thea Green Lundberg as Line, Wisting’s daughter, and a journalist, Jonas Strand Gravli as Thomas, Wisting’s son, Mads Ousdal as Nils Hammer, police detective, Mariann Hole as Sissel, Lars Berge as Benjamin Fjeld, police detective, Kjersti Sandal as Torunn Borg.
Where To Watch Wisting?
The series Wisting is available on Amazon Prime Video. Watch and Enjoy!