Yellowjackets is returning quickly to Showtime, and followers now know when! The cable community introduced the premiere date for season two of the collection with the release of a trailer. Starring Melanie Lynskey, Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci, Tawny Cypress, Ella Purnell, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Thatcher, Sophie Nélisse, Steven Krueger, and Jasmin Savoy Brown, the drama follows the survivors of a airplane crash as they stay their lives each instantly following the occasion and greater than 20 years later.
Showtime revealed extra concerning the return of the collection in a press release.
“SHOWTIME introduced right now that the Emmy-nominated drama YELLOWJACKETS will return for its highly-anticipated second season beginning Friday, March 24 on streaming and on demand for all SHOWTIME subscribers, earlier than making its on-air debut on Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Season one, which has a uncommon 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and obtained seven Emmy nominations, averaged over 5 million weekly viewers throughout platforms and was the second-most streamed collection in SHOWTIME historical past. Produced for SHOWTIME by studio Entertainment One (eOne), the collection is at present in manufacturing in Vancouver.
Created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos), YELLOWJACKETS stars Emmy nominee and Critics Choice Award winner Melanie Lynskey (Castle Rock), Oscar(R) and Emmy nominee Juliette Lewis (Camping), Emmy nominee Christina Ricci (Z: The Beginning of Everything) and Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable). Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under, Servant) and Simone Kessell (Obi-Wan Kenobi) have additionally joined the second season as collection regulars, together with Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) in a season lengthy visitor arc. Equal components survival epic, psychological horror story and coming-of-age drama, YELLOWJACKETS is the saga of a group of wildly gifted highschool women soccer gamers who change into the (un)fortunate survivors of a airplane crash deep within the distant northern wilderness. The collection chronicles their descent from a sophisticated however thriving group to savage clans, whereas additionally monitoring the lives they’ve tried to piece again collectively almost 25 years later, proving that the previous is rarely actually previous and what started out within the wilderness is much from over. Season two additionally stars Sophie Nélisse (The Book Thief), Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers), Sophie Thatcher (Prospect), Samantha Hanratty (SHAMELESS), Courtney Eaton (Mad Max: Fury Road), Liv Hewson (Santa Clarita Diet), Steven Krueger (The Originals), Warren Kole (Shades of Blue) and Kevin Alves. YELLOWJACKETS is government produced by Lyle, Nickerson and fellow showrunner Jonathan Lisco. Drew Comins of Creative Engine additionally serves as government producer. Karyn Kusama directed the pilot.”
Check out the trailer for Yellowjackets season two beneath.
What do you think? Are you excited to see the return of Yellowjackets to Showtime in March?