The highly anticipated second season of Showtime’s hit series, Yellow jackets, finally debuting in March and there are some exciting new additions to the cast. Not alone Six feet under alum Lauren Ambrose plays adult Van on the series, but Yellow jackets star Melanie Lynskey will now share the screen with her real-life husband, Jason Ritter. The series also added Simone Kessell as adult Lottie Lord of the Rings alum Elijah Wood. Today, Variety has revealed that the cast continues to grow and a member of the original team has been replaced.
The new Yellow jackets cast members include Nicole Maines (super girl), François Arnaud (The Borgias) and Nia Sondaya (Truth be told) in recurring roles. Sondaya will be reprising the role of teenage Akilah, the character previously played by Keeya King in the show’s first season. Maines plays a character named Lisa who is described as “an associate of the adult Lottie trying to recover from a past trauma”. Arnaud guest stars in four episodes as Paul, “a New York writer and secret friend of Coach Scott (Steven Kreuger) who reminds Coach Scott of what could have been.” Returning cast members include Melanie Lynskey, Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci and Tawny Cypress.
Is Yellow jackets Get season 3?
In December it was announced that Showtime has already been extended Yellow jackets for a third season. Of course renewals aren’t as much of a guarantee these days as they used to be, but when you consider how much of a hit Yellow jacketsfirst season, we’re confident the show will complete its five-season plan. Earlier, deadline shared the news of the Season 3 early renewal exactly one year after the Season 2 early renewal.
“Of Yellow jackets“With great success in Season 1 and pent-up expectations for Season 2, we wanted to maximize momentum by accelerating Season 3 now,” explained Chris McCarthy, President/CEO of Showtime and Paramount Media Networks. surpassed by its execution, and I thank the incredible creative team behind it, including Ashley, Bart, Jonathan, eOne and the Showtime team, for making it such a success. the show and its ability to continue to grow and how it clearly fits within a Showtime brand,” McCarthy added.
Yellow jackets returns to Showtime on March 24.