Yellowjackets has been renewed for Season 3 forward of its not too long ago introduced Season 2 premiere in March 2023. Deadline was first to report.
“With Yellowjackets’ runaway success in Season 1 and the pent-up anticipation for Season 2, we wanted to maximize the momentum by fast-tracking Season 3 now,” stated Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of Showtime and Paramount Media Networks. “The show’s ambition is only exceeded by its execution, and I thank the incredible creative team behind it.”
McCarthy’s point out of Season 1 is a reference to the present’s renewal for Season 2 solely 5 episodes into the primary season’s broadcast run. Around that point, GameSpot’s Mason Downey known as Yellowjackets a “modern heir to Lost” effectively value a look–and to not be fooled by the present’s teen-show trappings. Downey additionally known as the present “brutal” and a rewarding “week-to-week mystery story.” Season 1 additionally racked up a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and acquired seven Emmy nominations.
Only per week in the past, Yellowjackets Season 2 was set for a March 24, 2023 debut on Showtime.
A synopsis of the collection partly reads: “[Yellowjackets is about] a team of wildly talented high-school girls soccer players who survive a plane crash deep in the Ontario wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated but thriving team to warring, cannibalistic clans, while also tracking the lives they have attempted to piece back together. Showtime’s new trailer only hints at all the mysteries and revelations still to come.
Yellowjackets is created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos), and its stars include Melanie Lynskey (Castle Rock), Juliette Lewis (Camping), Christina Ricci (Z: The Beginning of Everything), and Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable). Season 2 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 (Locke & Key).