THE VP of content production at Netflix, Cindy Holland, announced the return of the documentary series, claiming that "the story is still ongoing".
She continued by revealing that control of release dates is with directors, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos.
"Laura and Moira are on the ground shooting regularly and working on what the right story is to tell in the next set, so we're deferring to them on when it will be ready," she told USA Today.
The series will continue to follow the gripping case of Steven Avery, his nephew Brendan Dassey, and their alleged involvement in the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005.
Making A Murderer season 2: Steven Avery will make his return to the Netflix series
Making A Murderer season 2: Steven Avery is currently serving time in prison
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Steven Avery seen in his two mugshots form 1985 and 2005
It is an ongoing case so we're trying to be sensitive to that.
Dassey's conviction was overturned on August 12 last year on the basis that his confession was involuntary and unconstitutionally coerced. He was ordered to be released within 90 days unless the state decided to retry him.
However, on November 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit blocked Dassey's release pending resolution of the appeal.
Avery is also still in prison, despite strong efforts from viewers who believe in his innocence and have signed a petition to free him, which has over 350,000 signatures.
The petition was even addressed by the White House, who responded that they could not free the pair as the crime was not committed "against the United States".
Making A Murderer season 2: Brendan Dassey's conviction was overturned in August
Making A Murderer season 2 will return later this year
Avery has also recruited Kathleen Zellner as his new lawyer, who claims the defendant has an "airtight" alibi.
Whilst it is not known exactly what will feature in the second season, filmmakers announced that they would recreate Brendan's overturned conviction, among other new developments.
"Very few people inside of Netflix actually know the details of what we're getting because we're wanting to keep it really under wraps.
"It is an ongoing case so we're trying to be sensitive to that," explained Holland.