“Euphoria” officially returns on January 9, and the latest footage hints at an upcoming wild season for Rue and the gang.
The wait for “HappinessSeason 2 is almost over. Ahead of the return of the critically-acclaimed show about the days and way of life of a group of unemployed high school students, HBO released the official trailer for the new season. See below. The second season of director Sam Levinson’s hit HBO series premieres Sunday, January 9 at 9 p.m. ET. New episodes will air weekly on HBO and will also be available on HBO Max.
The network’s official season 2 synopsis reads: “Amidst the intertwined lives in East Highland town, 17-year-old Rue (Zendaya) must find hope while balancing the pressures of love, loss, and addiction. ”
Regarding the cast, HBO confirmed the following people have been pegged as series moderators for the new season: Emmy Award-winning Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Nika King, Eric Dane, Angus Cloud, Jacob Elordi, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, Barbie Ferreira, Maude Apatow, Javon Walton, Dominic Fike, Storm Reid and Austin Abrams.
“Euphoria” Season 2 has been out for a while. New episodes were originally scheduled to begin filming in March 2020, but the pandemic has forced the season to go on hiatus indefinitely. Meanwhile, series creator Sam Levinson created and produced two standalone installments revolving around characters played by Zendaya and Hunter Schaffer. These “Euphoria” episodes served as a bridge between the show’s first season and its upcoming second season, and debuted as a Christmas and New Year’s special late last year.
Between seasons of “Euphoria,” the show became a favorite among the Emmys as Zendaya surprised the industry with its 2020 win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. The series also took home Emmy Awards for Outstanding Contemporary Makeup and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. Most recently, Zendaya starred in the blockbuster hit “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” which grossed $260 million in its opening weekend.
Specific plot details for “Euphoria” Season 2 have yet to be announced. In an interview with IndieWire Earlier this year, Schaffer talked about her own expectations for the new season and her character Jules.
“[I hope] this maturity and interrogation of Jules… and what she wants and ultimately finds is closer and healthier things in her relationships, which I hope will be more exotic and healthier…[I hope] that will continue,” Schaffer said. “It was a really great process and something I want to see more of on TV. Wisely speaking, we’re still working hard to find trans women who are on different ends of the spectrum of conventional beauty and conventional attractiveness and conventional ways to navigate gender. and sex. There are countless ways to do that. And many transgender people overcame all of that in countless ways, myself included. “
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