The streaming giant’s sleeper hit “Who is Erin Carter?” is breaking records and keeping viewers on the edge of their seats.
Netflix’s underdog sensation, “Who is Erin Carter?” has taken the streaming world by storm, and fans are eagerly awaiting news of a potential second season.
Since its debut on August 24, 2023, the mystery thriller has become a runaway hit, accumulating an astounding 166 million hours of streaming. It’s a true testament to its popularity that it has consistently outperformed even the much-anticipated live-action adaptation of the beloved manga and anime series, One Piece, in numerous regions, including the UK.
This achievement is all the more impressive when you consider that One Piece had previously shattered records held by acclaimed shows like “Stranger Things” and “Wednesday,” securing the top spot on Netflix charts in over 80 countries worldwide.
Despite its initial lukewarm critical reception, “Who is Erin Carter?” has displayed remarkable staying power, still reigning supreme in multiple countries. The burning question on everyone’s mind now is whether the show will be greenlit for a second season.
It’s important to note that “Who is Erin Carter?” was initially marketed as a limited series, implying it was designed for a single run. However, given its unprecedented success and the likelihood of this momentum carrying into September, Netflix executives might be contemplating an extension, potentially bringing viewers another thrilling season.
A parallel can be drawn with “Squid Game,” which was also intended as a one-season wonder until it became a global sensation. Netflix confirmed a second season of the Korean-language drama, set to premiere in 2024.
Evin Ahmad stars as Erin Collantes, a British teacher ensnared in a supermarket heist in Spain, where a robber’s unsettling recognition of her turns her life upside down. The cast also includes Sean Teale, Indica Watson, Douglas Henshall, and Jamie Bamber.
“Who is Erin Carter?” is currently available for streaming on Netflix, promising audiences a gripping and suspenseful experience.
Fans of the show will undoubtedly be keeping a close watch on this development as they await more news about the enigmatic “Erin Carter.”