The second season will focus on the events from the second novel in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, The Subtle Knife.
Scott made the announcement during the show's panel at Comic-Con At Home 2020, where HBO also unveiled the trailer for season 2.
Golden Globe-winning actor Terence Stamp, Turn Up Charlie star Jade Anouka and Peaky Blinders actress Simone Kirby are joining the cast of His Dark Materials for the second season.
Phoebe will be playing his character John Parry's osprey dæmon Sayan Kötör. Now, they're finally coming face-to-face in the first trailer for His Dark Materials season 2.
The new season will air later this year and will consist of 7 episodes - originally 8 were planned, but unfortunately disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic shortened the season.
The episode, focusing on James McAvoy's Lord Asriel, may be revisited. In the final moments of season one, Lyra and Pan leave their world to follow Lord Asriel through a tunnel to another world, just as Will Parry also finds a way to find parallel worlds different from his own.
Now, Andrew has compared the on-screen relationship in "His Dark Materials" between human and daemon to his friendship with the "Broadchurch" star. Meanwhile, a wounded Lee Scoresby (Lin-Manuel Miranda) expresses disappointment that he was unable to protect Lyra. Luckily for His Dark Materials fanatics, the wait was undoubtedly worth it.
The seven-part series will be returning to the BBC and BBC iPlayer this Autumn, the broadcaster announced on 23 July, which is a lot sooner than fans expected.