Netflix premiered season one of Heartstopper this spring and it was renewed for a second season only a month later. The show is based on a popular graphic novel and webcomic of the same name created by Alice Oseman, and it has a huge following. Deadline reports that Heartstopper is one of Netflix’s best-reviewed series.
The queer coming-of-age romcom is keeping fans on the edge of their seats and here’s what they can expect from season two.
Who is in Heartstopper season 2 cast?
Netflix has already confirmed that the entire main cast of Heartstopper is coming back, including Kit Connor and Joe Locke, who play Nick and Charlie, the show’s main couple, Also returning are William Gao, Tobie Donovan, Corinna Brown, Kizzy Edgell, Sebastian Croft, Rhea Norwood, Olivia Colman as Nick’s mother Sarah, and Jenny Walser. Yasmin Finney will also be back as Elle, even though she was recently cast in the BBC’s Doctor Who.
A number of new cast members have also been announced along with their characters, who are known from the comic series. Actor Jack Barton will play Nick’s older brother, David Nelson. Nima Taleghani was cast as Mr. Farouk, a new schoolteacher, and Bradley Riches, who was relegated to the background in season one has been named in the role of James McEwan. The character Sahar Zahid was cast after an open call, and newcomer Leila Khan will be taking on her first professional TV role as Sahar.
In early November, it was announced that Call My Agent! star Thibault de Montalembert had joined the cast at Nick’s father, Stephane.
What will season 2 of Heartstopper be about?
Volume One and Two of the Heartstopper series was covered in season one, so it’s a good guess that the plot of Volume Three and Four will be a heavy part of next season. Of course, TV adaptations often deviate from the original material. But if it does stick to the original, the show will cover Nick and Charlie encountering relationship problems after some smooth sailing and going on a trip to Paris with their fellow students.
When is season 2 of Heartstopper coming out?
Netflix announced that Heartstopper season two was already in production in September of 2022, and the first season aired in early 2022. It seems like 2023 is definitely the year we’ll be seeing Nick and Charlie together again.
Aimée Lutkin is the weekend editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has appeared in Jezebel, Glamour, Marie Claire and more. Her first book, The Lonely Hunter, will be released by Dial Press in February 2022.