Finest fill up on tissues to catch your comfortable tears; extra Heartstopper is on the way in which. The tender coming-of-age dramedy received hearts all over the world after it premiered on Netflix final spring, and the collection was promptly renewed for a second (and third) season solely a month after its debut. Based mostly on the favored graphic novel and webcomic of the identical identify by Alice Oseman, Heartstopper has loads of materials to attract from because it grows into its position as a Netflix stalwart. Right here’s what devoted followers can count on from season 2.
When is Heartstopper season 2 popping out?
Netflix introduced that Heartstopper season 2 was already in manufacturing in September 2022, mere months after the primary season premiered. This yr, we’ll lastly see protagonists Nick (Package Connor) and Charlie (Joe Locke) collectively once more because the eight-episode second season hits screens on Thursday, August 3.
Who’s within the solid?
Netflix has already confirmed that the whole most important solid of Heartstopper will return for season 2, together with Connor and Locke. Different returning actors embody: William Gao, Tobie Donovan, Corinna Brown, Kizzy Edgell, Sebastian Croft, Rhea Norwood, Olivia Colman (as Nick’s mom, Sarah), Jenny Walser, and Yasmin Finney.
A number of new solid members may even be part of the ranks for season 2: Actor Jack Barton will play Nick’s older brother, David Nelson; Nima Taleghani will arrive as Mr. Farouk, a brand new schoolteacher; and Bradley Riches, who was relegated to the background in season 1, has been introduced within the position of James McEwan. The character Sahar Zahid was solid after an open name, with newcomer Leila Khan finally touchdown the position.
Lastly, in early November, Name My Agent! star Thibault de Montalembert joined the solid as Nick’s father, Stephane.
What is going to season 2 of Heartstopper be about?
Volumes 1 and a pair of of the Heartstopper graphic novel collection had been coated in season 1, so season 2 will decide up with materials tailored from Quantity 3: Nick and Charlie will ease into the brand new regular of their romance and attend a visit to Paris with their classmates. Netflix’s official season 2 synopsis is as follows:
“Nick and Charlie navigate their new relationship; Tara and Darcy face unexpected challenges and Tao and Elle work out if they will ever be extra than simply buddies. With exams on the horizon, a college journey to Paris and a promenade to plan, the gang has so much to juggle as they journey by means of the following phases of life, love and friendship.”
Will there be extra seasons after this one?
Sure! Netflix inexperienced lit each seasons 2 and three in Might 2022. “We had been overjoyed with the worldwide response to Heartstopper and may’t wait to proceed the story with two extra seasons. Watch this house!” Oseman said on the time.
Is there a trailer?
There’s no trailer simply but, aside from a sneak-peek date announcement clip. However in Might 2023, Netflix dropped first-look photographs for season 2. Have a look under.
Aimée Lutkin is the weekend editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Glamour, Marie Claire and extra. Her first ebook, The Lonely Hunter, can be launched by Dial Press in February 2022.