The Netflix series “Heartstopper” has been in the streaming provider’s top 10 for several weeks – and rightly so. Because in the romantic coming-of-age story, two teenagers are confronted with their feelings, which has moved viewers* all over the world.
On the film website IMDb, Heartstopper has a proud rating of 8.8 out of 10 points and thus ranks among the best series of all time. There must be a sequel in the form of a second season, right Netflix?
We collect all the information about the release of season 2 of Heartstopper, including clues about the plot, the cast and the first trailers.
What is Heartstopper about?
Heartstopper is the story of two boys, Charlie and Nick, who go to school together. While Charlie fits more into the nerd/nerd category, Nick is a popular rugby player.
The two are just friends, but Charlie eventually realizes that there is more to it than that. He’s head over heels in love with Nick, but is Nick even interested in boys? He has to find that out for himself first.
In the course of the first season, the two nevertheless become closer and closer, which, however, could put a strain not only on Charlie’s and Nick’s friendship but also on that of other classmates. The themes of bullying, exclusion, self-love and tolerance also play a significant role here.
Heartstopper Season 2: Release date
Netflix scored a big hit with the series “Heartstopper,” as the teen drama is very well received by many viewers. Most praised the empathetic and realistic portrayal of queer characters and felt directly drawn in by the plot.
So far, Heartstopper has only had eight episodes, but more are on the way. In an interview with Netflix, “Tudum” series creator Alice Oseman announced that the series has been extended by a 2nd and even a 3rd season. When this is to release, then precisely is not yet foreseeable. Therefore, we will probably have to wait a while for the release.
Heartstopper Season 2 Plot: How will it continue?
Since the series is based on a graphic novel, four parts of which have already been published (part 5 is scheduled for release in 2023), we can roughly guess what will happen next. Author Alice Oseman has a few challenges for Charlie and Nick’s relationship.
So season 2 could be about Nick continuing to struggle with his sexuality and/or coming out to his family. At the same time, Charlie faces the difficult task of developing his own self-confidence. In the graphic novel, Charlie also develops an eating disorder and must take care of his mental health.
Alongside this, Tao and Elle’s relationship will also progress. Tao and Nick will additionally have to learn to get along with each other if everyone involved wants to remain friends. On the other hand, Nick’s former circle of friends is problematic because they are not really tolerant of homosexuality and his relationship with Charlie.
Heartstopper Season 2 Trailer
There is no trailer for the second season of Heartstopper yet. So at this point, we link you to the trailer for the first season until new material is released.
Heartstopper Official Trailer
Heartstopper Season 2 Cast: Who is playing?
For a second season, Netflix would definitely have to bring back the most important main characters. These include Nick (Kit Connor), Charlie (Joe Locke), Elle (Yasmin Finney) and Tao (William Gao).
In addition, Isaac (Tobie Donovan), Tara (Corinna Brown), Darcy (Kizzy Edgell), Tori (Jenny Walser), Ben (Sebastian Croft), Harry (Cormac Hyde-Corrin), and Imogen (Rhea Norwood) should also return.
New characters may also be added, but there is no information yet.