Vacation time! HBO’s White Lotus will return for season 2 in 2022 — however the darkish comedy will feel and appear a bit totally different than earlier than. Don’t fear, it’ll nonetheless embody a cast of rich characters that viewers will love to hate.
Creator Mike White is again for an additional spherical of the anthology collection, which centered on the misadventures of the wealthy and well-known on trip at a ritzy Hawaiian resort named The White Lotus.
The first season featured an ensemble cast that included White’s bestie Jennifer Coolidge, alongside Connie Britton, Steve Zahn, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Lacy, Sydney Sweeney and extra. Each of the actors performed a personality that carelessly wreaked havoc over the tropical island. Their misdeeds included all the things from apathy to unintentional homicide — the prelude to the latter was a CGI second that viewers can’t unsee regardless of how they struggle.
However, White is just not curious about rehashing the identical plot factors from the first time round — even when he’s returning to the identical thought.
“In TV, it’s hard to start from scratch and go through the whole thing again,” the School of Rock author informed Entertainment Weekly in August 2021, earlier than the present was formally renewed. “So you feel like a bird in the hand is worth pursuing.”
He continued that he would come again for an additional season “because I feel like there’s a way to get at some new themes and do it in a way that feels fresh from this one.”
The Survivor alum plans to take the present in a brand new course in season 2, however he nonetheless desires it to give attention to quite unlikeable folks.
“If I wanted to create a virtuous show, I could do it,” the Good Girl actor informed Vulture after the August finale. “I feel like I could create characters that fit some people’s political and cultural agenda and probably my own! That would be pandering.”
Whatever course White finally ends up selecting — there are rumors that the present might be headed to Europe and embody quite a lot of acquainted faces from season 1 — HBO is on board.
Francesca Orsi, the community’s government vice chairman, wrote in a September 2021 assertion that she and others at the community “were thrilled to hear where he wanted to go next” and “can’t wait to keep following him wherever he takes us.”
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