There is good news for all the fans waiting for Heartstopper Season 2. It is happening! As soon as Heartstopper made its debut on Netflix, the series received a renewal for Heartstopper Season 2 and the third season. Last year, on Christmas, the makers dropped a video of Heartbreak to wish all the fans the holiday season. If you have been following the news of the series, it is premiering this very year. But what’s more? Keep reading to find out.
Heartstopper Season 2: Release Date Speculation for 2023
The filming of Heartstopper Season 2 began last year in September. Also, the shooting wrapped up in December. It means that the filming of the second season is completed. Kit Conor and Joe Locker have confirmed the same, along with Alice Oseman, the show’s creator. Thus, Heartstopper Season 2 will premiere this very year, but when?
Firstly, there has yet to be an official release date for Heartstopper Season 2. However, based on the data available for the first season, we can speculate about its release date. The first season was released last year in April. The premier happened after a year since the filming was completed. However, we think the makers will need more time to make us wait for one year for the second season.
The safest bet indicates that Heartstopper Season 2 will premiere during Spring 2023. However, it is not official! We will let you know the official release date of the second season as soon as it is available.
Heartstopper Season 2 To Have Q4 2023 Premiere Date
If the filming of Heartstopper Season 2 is already completed, why wait till the last quarter of the year for its release? Well, it is because there are plenty of other tasks which the makers and Netflix need to complete. To begin with, the work will now enter the post-production stage. This stage will take roughly six to seven months.
Once the post-production work of Heartstopper Season 2 is completed, Netflix will take another two to three months to work on the promos and trailers before releasing them. It is only after this that Heartstopper Season 2 will hit the screen.
Now that we know the second season’s release date let us look at its cast.
The cast of Heartstopper Season 2
The previous casts who will return for the second season include the following names:
- Kit Connor
- Joe Locke
- Yasmin Finney
- William Gao
- Corinna Brown
- Sebastian Croft
- Tobie Donovan
- Rhea Norwood
- Cormac Hyde Corrin
- Jenny Walser
Further, we will see many new faces. The new casts of the upcoming season are:
- Lelia Khan as SaharZahid
- Jack Barton as David Nelson, Nick’s older brother
- Nima Taleghani as Mr. Farouk, Truman’s teacher
- Bradley Riches as James McEwan, Truman student
Plot Of Heartstopper Season 2
The second season’s story will start right where the story ended in the first season. We will see Charlie again dealing with his mental health conditions and an eating disorder. Also, David might have a problem with Nick, his homophobic brother. The upcoming season will further deepen Nick and Charlie’s relationship. Other relationships to look out for in the series include the relationship between Tao and Elle, along with Tara and Darcy.
The series’ first season covered the first two parts of the graphic novels. Reports indicate the second season will only cover the third volume. So, let us look at the official synopsis of the book too. According to it, Charlie thought that Nick would not like him back. However, they officially became boyfriends. Also, Nick opens out about the same to his mother. The couple has a hard time coming out to their friends. Things get further tricky with a school trip that takes them to Paris. The relationship between Nick and Charlie gets serious, and their need for each other increases too.
We are in for some intent love story in the second season.
How Many Episodes Are In Heartstopper Season 2?
The second season will feature eight episodes, just like the previous episodes. However, it might get two extra episodes. Keep your fingers crossed!
Stay tuned with us for more updates on Heartstopper Season 2!