“Yellowjackets” season two is on its approach. The present has a lot to handle after season one’s surprising finale, which reveals Lottie (Courtney Eaton) because the Antler Queen in 1996 and reveals how Jackie (Ella Purnell) froze to dying within the woods. We nonetheless have numerous questions, and it appears season two is primed to provide us solutions.
On Aug. 11, Showtime introduced that the Emmy-nominated sequence is including Lauren Ambrose to the solid to play the grownup model of Van. Ambrose first rose to fame on “Six Ft Below” and just lately appeared in AppleTV+’s “Servant.” Liv Hewson, who performs the Nineteen Nineties model of Van, can also be being promoted to sequence common.
“Yellowjackets” introduced one other new addition to the solid on social media on Aug. 17, revealing “Obi-Wan Kenobi” actor Simone Kessell will play grownup Lottie in season two. Kessell just lately starred as Princess Leia’s mom, Breha Organa, within the Star Wars sequence, and beforehand, she performed Blackbeard’s (Taika Waititi) mom in “Our Flag Means Dying.” In gentle of “Yellowjackets”‘s current casting information, it is attainable extra grownup variations of the present’s soccer staff members will seem within the second season.
Two of the sequence’s showrunners, Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson, spoke to Selection in Might about their plans for season two. “We’re positively re-visiting the winter storyline,” Lyle mentioned. “We have been calling Season 2, ‘The Winter of Their Discontent,'” which is a reference to Shakespeare’s “Richard III.” Nickerson mentioned the writers’ room is at the moment engaged on scripts. As a result of the present is beginning to movie on Aug. 30, Lyle mentioned there might be “film magic at play” to make scenes appear like they’re set in winter.
In the meantime, Christina Ricci, who performs grownup Misty, instructed Jimmy Fallon in Might that she’s been studying fan theories on-line, which she referred to as “fascinating.” She talked about one idea that Misty is a serial killer. “She casually murders any person, and he or she has a bunker prepared for kidnap victims. That bunker was able to go,” Ricci mentioned. “I might say that she has in all probability achieved it earlier than, however I do not know.” Ricci additionally addressed theories that Jackie did not die within the woods. “I do not see how that one is feasible, to let you know the reality,” she mentioned. “She froze to dying. We noticed it.”
Learn forward for the whole lot we find out about “Yellowjackets” season two up to now.
“Yellowjackets” Season 2 Forged
Season two options returning solid members Melanie Lynskey, Ricci, Juliette Lewis, Tawney Cypress, Purnell, Samantha Hanratty, Sophie Thatcher, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sophie Nelisse, and Hewson. Ambrose joins as grownup Van and Kessell will star as grownup Lottie.
“Yellowjackets” Season 2 Launch Date
Showtime Networks President of Leisure Gary Levine instructed Vulture in January that season two would start airing earlier than 2022 was over, however with filming starting so late within the 12 months, it’s totally attainable we’ll have to attend till 2023 to see the “Yellowjackets” gang once more.