Cannibalism and cults, right here we come. Greater than three months forward of its Season 2 premiere, “Yellowjackets” has been renewed for a 3rd season. Set in 1996 and the current day, the Showtime thriller facilities on a gaggle of highschool ladies who discover themselves stranded on a distant island after a aircraft taking them to a soccer match crashes and as grown ladies reflecting on the expertise.
“Yellowjackets” is created by “Narcos” alumni Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson. Its first season netted seven Emmy nominations, together with two writing noms for Lyle and Nickerson, a directing nod for Karyn Kusama, and performing nominations for Melanie Lynskey and Christina Ricci. “Yellowjackets’” ensemble solid additionally contains Juliette Lewis, Tawny Cypress, Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, amongst others. “Servant’s’” Lauren Ambrose is joins Season 2.
“With Yellowjackets’ runaway success in Season 1 and the pent-up anticipation for Season 2, we needed to maximise the momentum by fast-tracking Season 3 now,” stated Chris McCarthy, President/CEO, Showtime and Paramount Media Networks. “The present’s ambition is simply exceeded by its execution, and I thank the unbelievable artistic crew behind it, together with Ashley, Bart, Jonathan, eOne, and the Showtime crew, for turning this into so successful.”