The hit show Heartstopper has been renewed for two more seasons and Netflix announced it in the best way; with the creator, Alice Oseman, drawing it into being and it’s giving us all the feels.
The series based on the graphic novel by Alice Oseman only debuted a month ago and is already such a hit the creators have announced there will be two more seasons.
‘2 More Seasons’
To announce the exciting news Netflix shared a video of Oseman drawing the main characters, Nick and Charlie, together with the words underneath ‘2 more seasons’.
Along with the announcement Oseman spoke to the Netflix news site Tudum and said: ‘I hope that it just makes people smile and brightens their day — but I also hope that it inspires, particularly, young queer people to believe that they can find happiness and find romance and find friendship.’
The series wasn’t only a true celebration of queer love but it gave us all the feels from the likes of Kerry Washington and Drag Race judge Michelle Visage to the humble everyday Netflix viewer the wholesome love story was so loved its book sales went up by 1,700%.
What can we expect?
Season one covered the first two graphic novels, of the same name, by Oseman – the first three episodes were adapted from the first volume of the original graphic novel series, while episodes four through eight cover the second – and follows the story of two Year 11 boys, Charlie and Nick, who begin to develop romantic feelings for one another and the challenges they face along the way.
Shy and nerdy Charlie, played by Joe Locke, is the only openly gay student at an all-boys grammar school, making him the unfortunate target for homophobic bullies. He develops a crush on Nick, played by Kit Connor, – a rugby player he sits next to and turns out to have reciprocating feelings.
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The coming-of-age drama series also explores the lives of Nick and Charlie’s friends, with an ensemble cast that includes Elle (Yasmin Finney), Tao (William Gao), Tara (Corinna Brown), Darcy (Kizzy Edgell) and Isaac (Tobie Donovan).
So what can we expect from seasons two and three? Well, like any good Netflix show they’re keeping all the details tightly under wraps but have promised ‘there will be more heart-stopping moments, as well as a new playlist to keep on repeat’.