Netflix has announced that production on the upcoming second season of Heartstopper has finally been completed.
To celebrate the wrapping, the streamer shared a new photo of leading stars Joe Locke and Kit Connor with series creator and award-winning author Alice Oseman. The series’ highly-anticipated return currently has no release date attached to it yet.
Check out the celebratory image below:
Heartstopper is based on Alice Oseman’s graphic novel series of the same name. Written and created by Oseman, the series is described as a celebration of queer love, friendship, and joy.
“Boy meets boy,” reads the synopsis. “Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. When gentle Charlie and rugby-loving Nick meet at secondary school, they quickly discover that their unlikely friendship is blossoming into an unexpected romance. Charlie, Nick, and their circle of friends must navigate the ever-relatable journey of self-discovery and acceptance, supporting each other as they learn to find their most authentic selves.”
Season 2 will also feature new cast members Leila Khan as Sahar Zahid, Jack Barton as Nick’s older brother David Nelson, Bradley Riches as James McEwan, and Nima Taleghani as Mr. Farouk, along with Bel Priestley as Naomi, Ash Self as Felix, and Thibault de Montalembert as Nick’s father Stephane.
The main cast features Kit Connor as Nick, Joe Locke as Charlie, Yasmin Finney as Elle Argent, Corinna Brown as Tara Jones, William Gao as Tao Xu, and Tobie Donovan as Isaac Henderson. Joining them are Jenny Walser, Sebastian Croft, Cormac Hyde-Corrin, Fisayo Akinade, and Chetna Pandya, with Stephen Fry and Olivia Colman. Heartstopper is directed by Euros Lyn. It hails from See-Saw Films.