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YELLOWJACKETS Starts Filming Season 2 in Vancouver With Misty X 2

Christina Ricci/Sammi Hanratty

YELLOWJACKETS Starts Filming Season 2 in Vancouver With Misty X 2

Yellowjackets starts filming season 2 in metro Vancouver with Misty x 2. Misty is one of the Core Four survivors of a wilderness plane crash.

Christina Ricci Inststory.

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.

In season 2, two more adult survivors — Lauren Ambrose as adult Van and Simone Kessell as adult Lottie — plus Elijah Woods as a citizen detective will be foils for the Core Four:: Melanie Lynskey as adult Shauna, Christina Ricci as adult Misty, Tawny Cypress as adult Taissa. and Juliette Lewis as adult Natalie.

Filming dates: August 30 2022 – February 17 2023.

Showrunners: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson and Jonathan Lisco.

Cast: Melanie Lynskey,, Christina Ricci, Tawny Cypress, Juliette Lewis, Lauren Ambrose, Simone Kessell, Sophie Thatcher, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson, Coutrney Eaton, Steven Krueger and Elijah Wood..

Melanie Lynskey, Christina Ricci, Tawny Cypress, Juliette Lewis, Lauren Ambrose and Simone Kessell play the adult survivors.

Melanie Lynskey as Shauna.

Christina Ricci as Misty.

Tawny Cypress as Taissa.

Juliet Lewis as Natalie.

Lauren Ambrose plays the adult version of Liv Hewson’s Van.

Simone Kessell plays the adult version of Courtney Eaton’s Lottie Matthews, the Antler Queen.

Guest star: Elijah Wood.

Sophie Thatcher, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Liv Hewson and Courtney Eaton play the younger versions.

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

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

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

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

Liv Hewson plays Van.

Courtney Eaton plata Lottie Matthews, the Antler Queen.

What can we expect in season 2?

Yellowjackets ended season one with winter coming and the ostracized Jackie (Ella Purnell) freezing to death outside. Plus in a foreshadowing of the pilot’s Antler Queen and her cult’s ritualistic cannibal scene, we watched young Lottie (Courtney Eaton) place a bear’s heart at a forest altar, flanked by young Misty and Van (Liv Hewson)

Lottie the Antler Queen.

Showrunners have dubbed season 2 as The Winter of Their Discontent and plan to get creative with their winter storyline and make it as winter-heavy as they can which shouldn’t be hard in a BC Fall.

Showrunners also promise we will find out who is blackmailing the Yellowjackets in present day.

Filming in Vancouver:

Season One filmed in metro Vancouver in the summer last year from early May to late September and was spotted on location at the iconic 2400 Motel on Kingsway in Vancouver and on the grounds of Panther Paintball in Surrey.

Yellowjackets has been a sensation for Showtime, with ever-growing viewership and acclaim, making several Best of 2021 lists, a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, a Critics’ Choice Award for Melanie Lynskey and capping season one with seven Emmy nominations, including an Outstanding Drama Series nomination.

An Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series nomination for Melanie Lynskey as grownup survivor Shauna. An Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nomination. for Christina Ricci as Misty. And two Outstanding Writing nominations, one Outstanding Directing nomination and one Outstanding Casting nomination.

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