The wait is almost over. Heartstopper 2 is coming on 3August: the second season of the LGBTQIA+ TV series, one of the most loved of the last period, promises emotions, tears and smiles to no end. And, in the meantime, the first teaser released a few days ago is a small taste that has already ignited the enthusiasm of fans, ready to follow the protagonists’ adventures once again.
The cast of the much-loved series chose an equally loved event to reveal the news. During London’s Pride celebration, the actors showed all their support for the cause by parading through the city’s central streets. But the real surprise came when, gathered on the main stage in Trafalgar Square, they revealed the teaser for the second season of Heartstopper 2.
Yasmin Finney, the actress who brings the trans character Elle Argent to life, gave her thoughts on what this series means to the LGBTQ+ community: “We are happy that Heartstopper is giving people the confidence to be themselves and recognise who they are. On this special day, we want you to embrace and empower those around you, and we couldn’t be in front of our community today without doing something special“.
Heartstopper 2: what to expect from season two
After Yasmin’s emotion-filled words, it was finally time for the teaser to play.
In a succession of affectionate gestures and intense glances between Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick (Kit Connor), with hints of the long-awaited trip to Paris and sharing moments of deep complicity, the second season promises a whirlwind of emotions, on a par with its predecessor.
The love stories of the series’ three main couples, including Tara (Corinna Brown) and Darcy (Kizzy Edgell), look set to evolve, while the character of Isaac (Tobie Donovan) promises an emotionally charged storyline.
The return of the protagonists and new narrative developments
Heartstopper 2 will see the return of the protagonists from the first series, with new challenges and moments of personal growth. Nick and Charlie will continue their journey of mutual discovery, while Tara and Darcy will face unforeseen events that will test their relationship. Tao and Elle, meanwhile, will wonder if their friendship can evolve into something more.
The intense plot will unfold between school commitments, such as exams and prom planning, and carefree moments, such as a trip to Paris. A mix of everyday life and the extraordinary promises to keep viewers glued to the screen.
Among the familiar faces confirmed for the second season, we will find Jenny Walser, Sebastian Croft, Cormac Hyde-Corrin, Rhea Norwood, Fisayo Akinade, Chetna Pandya, Stephen Fry and Olivia Colman. A talented team of actors that won the hearts of the audience in the first season and will no doubt continue to do so in the second.
Fans can’t wait to dive into this new season of Heartstopper, which will be available on Netflix from 3 August. Based on the beloved graphic novel and webcomic of the same name, the series continues to chronicle the lives, loves and friendships of these now iconic characters. And for those who can’t contain their excitement, the teaser is already available to be enjoyed and regaled.
Below is another video exclusively revealing the first scene of Heartstopper 2