Heartstopper is a British romantic comedy-drama about coming of age that you can watch on Netflix. The show seems to be based on the same-named webcomic and graphic novel by Alice Oseman. The series, which was written by Oseman herself, is mostly about Charlie Spring, a gay schoolboy who falls in love with Nick Nelson, a classmate he sits next to in his new class. The lives of Tao, Elle, Tara, and Darcy are also looked at.
The first episode of the show aired on April 22, 2022. The tone and pace of the show, as well as how it portrayed the LGBT community, were praised by critics, and the first season got nine nominations at the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards. Also, on May 20, 2022, it was announced that Heartstopper would be back for two more seasons.
Where is Heartstopper Season 2 Being Produced?
After being picked up for another season, the show went right into production. We were one of the first to report in late June 2022 that the series would start filming in September 2022, and we’re happy to say that filming is now underway.
Heartstopper S2 started filming today! 🏻 pic.twitter.com/ZiwKguX82V
— daily joe locke (@dailyjlocke) September 13, 2022
Some production listings say that season 2 will be filmed from September 13 through December 20, 2022.
What to Expect From the Second Season of Heartstopper?
Assuming that Heartstopper season 2 will stay true to the graphic novel/webcomic, we can expect to see some of the following:
- David, Nick’s older brother, is shown. He is homophobic and doesn’t like the fact that Nick is bisexual.
- Charlie’s mental health and his battle with an eating disorder.
- How Nick and Charlie’s relationship was dealt with by the school.
- A class trip to the city of love, Paris.
Nick and Charlie have already had to deal with homophobia, especially from Charlie’s abusive and closeted ex-boyfriend Ben and from rich kid Harry. Since they told everyone about their relationship, the young couple can expect more problems to come their way.
In season 2, we can expect to learn more about how Tao and Elle are getting closer to each other, as well as how Tara and Darcy feel about each other.
Readers of graphic novels also know that we can expect to see more of Mr. Ajayi, who has always been a big fan of Charlie, and that Mr. Farouk might show up.
Heartstopper Season 2 Release Date
According to radiotimes, The second season of Heartstopper is likely to come out in 2023. The work is being done. On May 20, 2022, Netflix said they had renewed the show for two more seasons.
So there are two whole groups of episodes coming!
From April to June 2021, the first season of the show was shot, so it only took three months to make. If the series has been ordered, scripts will need to be written, and then hopefully filming can be done in a similar amount of time so that we can watch it next year.
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As was explained above, the recent casting call for Sahar Zahid shows that the second season of Heartstopper will start filming around the fall of 2022. Hoping for the best!
Who is the Potential Cast of Heartstopper Season 2?
So far, the network hasn’t said anything about who will be in Season 2’s official cast. Fans, on the other hand, think that most of the regular characters are likely to be back for the second season. Keeping that in mind, we expect the following people to be in Season 2. Look at the possible Season 2 cast below:
Our Heartstopper family just grew by 3 🍂
Thibault De Montalembert (Stephane Nelson), Bel Priestley (Naomi), and Ash Self (Felix) join returning stars Chetna Pandya (Coach Singh), Fisayo Akinade (Mr Ajayi), Alan Turkington (Mr Lange), & Olivia Colman (Sarah Nelson) in Season 2! pic.twitter.com/jyNlLclGu6
— Netflix (@netflix) November 4, 2022
- Thibault De Montalembert as Stephane Nelson.
- Bel Priestley as Naomi.
- Ash Self as Felix.
- Chetna Pandya as Coach Singh.
- Fisayo Akinade as Mr Ajayi.
- Alan Turkington as Mr Lange.
- Olivia Colman as Sarah Nelson.
What is the Plot of Heartstopper Season 2?
By the end of the first season, Charlie and Nick are a couple. Based on what happened in season 1, we think it’s safe to say that their relationship will grow and they’ll face challenges in season 2.
Also, it’s likely that viewers will see Nick’s mother Sarah supporting him through his journey, but not his homophobic older brother.
People at their school will have different reactions to the two of them being together, too. Also, Tao and Elle’s friendship and possible romantic relationship will be looked into more.
Is There a Trailer for Heartstopper Season 2?
No, because Heartstopper 2 just started being made and there isn’t any new footage yet. But season 2 will be in production, as officially confirmed by Netflix; check it out below:
As soon as we get a whiff of any new footage, we’ll make sure to update this article.