We’re merely abuzz with pleasure for Yellowjackets season 2! Right here’s every little thing we learn about it up to now.
Yellowjackets Season 2 Will Premiere on March 24!
Based on an official new teaser from Showtime, Yellowjackets will return finally on March 24, 2023. I’ve already added it to my two Gcals, my bodily planner, EVERY CALENDAR IN MY HOUSEHOLD. It’s about to be a really cannibal-y spring!
The teaser doesn’t present a lot aside from the date, slightly American Horror Story-esque in its privileging of random haunting photos over precise story or character particulars. However I favor when Yellowjackets holds its playing cards near its chest, so I’ll settle for this imprecise, vibes-only teaser enthusiastically.
— Yellowjackets on SHOWTIME (@yellowjackets96) December 7, 2022
Yellowjackets Season 2 Will Be Even Extra Graphic
From its opening sequence, Yellowjackets has by no means actually been for the faint of coronary heart, however solid members revealed in a recent panel that things are about to get even more gruesome. “There’s scenes in Season 2 which can be graphic, to say the least, and I keep in mind simply doing it, and [the cast] all sat and checked out one another, and we had been like ‘What the fuck are we doing. Like, actually, what the fuck are we doing,” mentioned Sophie Nélisse (Teen Shauna), based on Selection. “You’ll have a look at it, and also you’ll perceive, however I don’t suppose you’ve ever seen such a scene in TV earlier than.”
Tawny Cypress (Grownup Taissa), who not too long ago opened up about her queerness in Shudder’s Queer for Concern documentary, additionally teased that we’ll be seeing extra of Taissa’s alter ego.
The primary two episodes are set to be directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer, who directed season one’s “Doomcoming.”
Yellowjackets Season 2 Manufacturing Has Begun!
Based on the official Yellowjackets Instagram, Season 2 began manufacturing in August. Following the Season One finale, the Yellowjackets staff said they were aiming for a 2022 release for Season Two, but when the present simply entered manufacturing and started filming, my guess is we’re not getting any candy, candy new cannibal content material till early 2023 — on the earliest.
Samantha Hanratty, who performs Younger Misty, additionally posted about being again on set.
Simone Kessel Will Play Grownup Lottie in Yellowjackets Season 2 and Courtney Eaton Has Been Promoted to Common
Excellent news, Lottie heads! Grownup Lottie is seemingly alive and will probably be performed by Simone Kessel, whose current tv credit embody Our Flag Means Loss of life and Obi-Wan Kenobi. I’m personally thrilled to see this casting alternative as Kessel is Māori like Courtney Eaton. Additionally, Eaton will probably be a collection common! Numerous Lottie for all!
Now, I do know some folks have been blended about casting bulletins for Yellowjackets Season 2 that double as spoilers, but it surely doesn’t hassle me. Sure, the present cultivates suspense and thriller, however I wrote a few billion occasions in my recaps that I’m not likely focused on it being a puzzle field of a present. However I digress! Anyway, looks like a pleasant time to atone for or revisit my recaps of Season One.
Lauren Ambrose Will Play Grownup Van in Yellowjackets Season 2 and Liv Hewson Has Been Promoted to Common
Six Ft Underneath legend Lauren Ambrose signed on for Yellowjackets Season 2 as Grownup Van. In the meantime, the beautiful Liv Hewson was additionally upped to common. Grownup Van is presumably alive within the current, so why has Grownup Taissa by no means mentioned a phrase about her? Was the breakup unhealthy? I imply, the connection itself has been marked by wolf assaults and different assorted horrors, so I feel it’s secure to imagine the breakup was unhealthy.
Elijah Wooden Will Play a Citizen Detective in Yellowjackets Season 2
The casting staff for Yellowjackets is actually dedicated to the little bit of casting 90s icons. Elijah Wood is set to play someone named “Walter, Citizen Detective,” and I for one can’t anticipate Wooden and Christina Ricci to go toe-to-toe in scenes collectively.