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Showtime’s YELLOWJACKETS Renewed For Season 2 of Filming in Vancouver

Lord of the Flies meets Big Little Lies.

Showtime’s breakout Yellowjackets series is renewed for season 2 of filming in greater Vancouver.

Yellowjackets is about a group of survivors from a girls’ high-school soccer team who 25 years ago were stranded deep in the wilderness after a plane crash and forced to go feral to survive.

Yellowjackets has been an unadulterated sensation for Showtime. We are overwhelmed by both the acclaim and the audience response to our series, including several ‘Best of 2021’ lists, a 100 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes and snowballing viewership. Clearly there is a hunger for originality and audacity, and our incredible showrunners Ashley, Bart and Jonathan, along with their pitch-perfect cast, have delivered that and so much more. I can’t wait to see the surprises they have in store for us in season two. — Showtime entertainment president Gary Levine.

Survival in this wilderness looks very Lord of the Flies.

Cast: Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci, Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress, Sophie Thatcher, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Nélisse, c Ella Purnell, Steven Krueger, Amy Okuda.

Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci, Melanie Lynskey and Tawny Cypress play the adult survivors.

Juliet Lewis as Natalie.

Christina Ricci as Misty.

Melanie Lynskey as Shauna.

Tawny Cypress as Taissa.

SophieThatcher plays the younger version of Juliette Lewis’s character Natalie.

Sammi Hanratty plays the younger version of Christina Ricci’s Misty.

Sophie Nélisse plays the younger version of Melanie Lynskey’s character Shauna..

Jasmin Savoy Brown plays the younger version of Tawny Cypress’s character Taissa.

Showrunners: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson and Jonathan Lisco.

Showtime filmed the pilot in Ontario in 2019.

And the series filmed from early May to late September this year in greater Vancouver.


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