The second season of the Emmy-winning series will tackle sexual misconduct allegations filed against popular star Jeremy Harris.
A lot has happened since then Netflix Introduced to the world the Navarro College cheerleading team for the first time in “Cheer. ” The documentary has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Show, as well as the fanbase captured by the grit, determination, and optimism of the student athletes. There’s the COVID-19 pandemic, which halted filming on the second season in 2020. But there are also federal allegations of sexual misconduct against Season 1’s breakout star, Jeremy Harris. Now, a trailer for a long-delayed second season seems to suggest that the series will deal with the aftermath of those allegations.
Netflix announced on December 28 that “Cheer” Season 2 will premiere all nine episodes on the streamer on January 12. Returning is Navarro coach Monica Aldama, as well as Lexi Brumback, Gabi Butler, La’Darius Marshall and Morgan Simianer. Watch the trailer for the new season in the video below, an introduction to a new rivalry with Trinity Valley – and the new focus on the coaches and team there for the series – as well as new members of the team. .
In a statement, director and executive producer Greg Whiteley said, “This season covers events as they unfold, running January 2020 through April 2021, following Navarro College and their opponent is Trinity Valley Community College in their journey to the national championship. The new episodes also tackle extremely difficult moments, including the impact of COVID-19 and criminal charges against one of Navarro’s former team members. It’s inspiring, heartbreaking, sometimes frustrating, and ultimately becomes a part of their lives.”
He added, “If we do our job right, we can take the audience on that ride.”
In his review of the first season, IndieWire’s Steve Greene wrote, “‘Cheer’ avoids a problem that can come from any team. It balances how these flyers and foundations can find fulfillment through a commitment to an entity like this while recognizing how these organizations can view them as assets. But even if setbacks happen and team members are swapped and left for various reasons, ‘Cheer’ is guaranteed to follow the trajectory of those at the heart of the show’s story. , whether they react wordlessly or the top girl jumps through the air to help establish the team’s final pyramid. “
https://www.indiewire.com/2021/12/netflix-cheer-season-2-trailer-1234687999/ Netflix releases ‘Cheer’ season 2 trailer