Recently, Netflix announced that the 2nd season of heartstopper production has already started, including practical work with the filming of new episodes. Now, with the release of an exclusive video, the streaming giant has put the cast to say hello to fans, including its newest members.
You can check out the full video below!
In addition to Joe Locke and Kit Connor, who respectively play the protagonists Charlie Spring and Nick Nelson, in the video it is also possible to see Yasmin Finney (Elle), William Gao (Tao), Cormac Hyde-Corrin (Harry), Tobie Donovan (Isaac) , Corinna Brown (Tara), Kizzy Edgell (Darcy), Rhea Norwood (Imogen), Evan Ovenell (Christian), Jenny Walser (Tori), Momo Yeung (Yan) and Sebastian Croft (Ben).
Newcomers are also present, such as Leila Khan, who will make her debut in series productions. The actress passed a hotly contested audition for the role of Sahar Zahid, one of the students at Higgs. Meanwhile, Bradley Riches has been cast as James McEwan, a student at Truham.
The adult cast includes Nima Taleghani as Professor Farouk, one of Professor Ajayi’s (Fisayo Akinade) colleagues, who, according to Alice Oseman’s original comics, promises big emotional plot twists during a student tour.
However, perhaps the most significant addition to Season 2 of heartstopper focus on Jack Barton, who has been chosen to play David Nelson, Nick’s older brother. Undoubtedly, in addition to the romantic conflicts between the protagonists, audiences will see more depth in the Nelson family, which also includes Olivia Colman as matriarch Sarah and a possible as-yet-unannounced casting for Nick’s father.
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WARNING, POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD!
Launched in April this year, heartstopper conquered the subscribers of the streaming platform in several territories around the world. In Brazil, the production appeared in the famous Top 10 for several weeks, until it lost its place for other premieres.
In the adaptation of Alice Oseman’s comics, audiences follow the discovery of Nick Nelson as a young bisexual who finds himself in love with his classmate Charlie Spring.
In Season 2, Charlie develops an eating disorder and Nick has to tell his father about his sexuality, while both boys don’t know if they’re ready to have sex.
Looking forward to the new episodes? Renewed for seasons 2 and 3 for now, heartstopper does not yet have an effective date to return to Netflix.
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