heart stopper is a new British teen drama based on a graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman. The teen drama should attract anyone who enjoys it To all the boys I’ve loved before or I have never. Well that one heart stopper Season 2 has been confirmed, we’ve been keeping an eye on all the new information that has been released about the upcoming Season 2.
The eight-part first season starring Joe Locke and Kit Connor follows Charlie Spring (Locke) and Nick Nelson (Connor) who become friends when they share the same class. But that friendship soon turns into something more as they spend time together. And while Charlie is openly gay (and has been bullied for it), Nick is just now discovering that he may not be straight.
The show was created and written by the series writer and based on early reviews it was sure to be a huge hit. The books were incredibly sweet, heartwarming, and beautiful, and it looks like the creators brought that vibe to the show as well. When an author is involved in creating a series based on their books, it usually bodes well.
The cast includes Joe Locke, Kit Connor, Momo Yeung, Joseph Balderrama, Sebastian Croft, Yasmin Finney, William Gao, Jenny Walser, Rhea Norwood and Fisayo Akinade. Now without further ado, here’s everything we know heart stopper Season 2!
UPDATED 9/22/22 with new casting and filming news
Heartstopper season 2 filming
On September 22, Netflix announced that principal photography would resume heart stopper Season 2 had officially started! What’s on Netflix previously reported that production would take place in London. One of the locations would be Twickenham Film Studios. The news outlets also reported that filming would end on December 20. However, an official closing date has not yet been announced. So we have to take this information with a pinch of salt.
Heartstopper season 2 release date predictions
Netflix has not yet announced a release date. However, we are happy to share our release date predictions. The first season was filmed from April 2021 to June 2021. The show came out about 10 months later and if you give Netflix at least a month or two to promote the show (if they’re going to promote it at all), post-production took about eight months.
If we stick to this schedule while production continues heart stopper With season 2 starting in September 2022, we could be considering a fall or winter 2023 release. If they stick to the April release date, we wouldn’t get it until 2024. As a fan, it hurts to say that.
However, we hope that the post-production process can be shortened to around six to eight months. So we could see heart stopper Season 2 in Spring or Summer 2023. We’ll just have to wait and see.
Cast of Heartstopper Season 2
Netflix hasn’t released a full cast list for Season 2 yet, but we’ve shared every cast member the streamer has announced so far.
Here’s the recurring cast list for Season 2 below:
- Joe Locke as Charlie Springs
- Kit Connor as Nick Nelson
- William Gao as Tao Xu
- Yasmin Finney as Elle Argent
- Corinna Brown as Tara Jones
- Kizzy Edgell as Darcy Olsson
- Tobie Donovan as Isaac Henderson
- Sebastian Croft as Ben Hope
- Rhea Norwood as Imogen Heaney
- Jenny Walser as Tori Spring
- Cormac Hyde Corrin as Harry Greene
- Momo Yeung as Yan Xu (Tao’s mother)
On July 8th, a casting call went for a new character for heart stopper Season 2. The creative team was looking for an actor to play the role of a character named Sahar Zahid. Sahar is described as a 16-year-old with British-South Asian roots. They are also in 11th grade at Higgs High School. Well, it looks like the creative team found their Sahar because an actor was cast in the role!
Here are the new cast members for Season 2:
- Leila Khan as Sahar Zahid
- Jack Barton as David Nelson (Nick’s older brother)
- Nima Taleghani as Mr. Farouk
- Bradley Riches as James McEwan
- Evan Ovenell
What could Heartstopper season 2 be about?
The plot for Season 2 has not yet been announced. However, there have been rumors that the second season will be based on volume three of the graphic novels. The first season was based on volumes one and two, so it would make sense for the second season to be based on volume three.
Here’s the official synopsis for volume three via Amazon below:
Charlie didn’t think Nick would ever like him again, but now they’re officially friends. Nick even found the courage to come out to his mother. But coming out doesn’t just happen once, and Nick and Charlie try to figure out when to tell their friends they’re dating. During a school trip to Paris, not being with her classmates becomes even more difficult. As Nick and Charlie’s feelings grow more serious, they need each other more than ever.
Number of episodes of Heartstopper season 2
The exact number of episodes is currently unknown. However, we expect at least eight episodes as in the first season. Maybe the teen series will get two extra episodes. Fingers crossed!
Stay tuned to Netflix Life for more news and coverage heart stopper Season 2!
FanSided Entertainment contributed to this report.
Heartstopper Season 2 Filming, Release Updates, Cast and More