HBO’s Euphoria is prepping for its release, and another focus news from the set has arrived. Euphoria season 2 cast has enlisted new members. Minka Kelly, Dominic Fike, and more will be seen in the new season of the super hit drama. Although the release date for Euphoria season 2 is still a mystery, fans are excited to meet new characters. Season 1 ended with many questions left hanging around our heads, and new characters might be the answer to many. Euphoria is planning to release its second season by late 2021, or at the beginning of 2022. Sadly, we have to wait for some more time to see how things will take a turn. But, before that, here’s all we know about Euphoria season 2 new cast.
Euphoria is an HBO original, created and written by Sam Levinson. Starring Zendaya in the lead role, Euphoria revolves around students who experience love, friendship, drugs, sex, trauma, and identity. Music sensation Drake also serves as one of the many exec producers of the show and has always praised it. Undoubtedly, teen drama has become a favorite of many, receiving positive views from across the globe.
Due to its capability of targeting mature subjects, Euphoria gained immense love from the critics. Cited as “Certified Fresh” by some, others call it brutally honest yet empathetic. Fans and audiences are waiting for the second season for a long time. Thankfully, Euphoria season 2 is almost here.
Euphoria Season 2 Cast – Minka Kelly, Dominic Fike, and More Join
While we are excited to see the primary cast reprise their roles in the new season, Euphoria season 2 new cast will definitely bring an element of surprise to the story. The new kids joining the already troubled members of Euphoria are Minka Kelly, Dominic Fike, and Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flenory Jr.
As per The Hollywood Reporter, Minka Kelly, known for her roles in Parenthood and Friday Nights Live, will play “a jaded, drugged-out suburban housewife.” On the other hand, Fike has recently released his debut album- What Could Possibly Go Wrong? – will play a pal/homie to the show’s protagonists Rue and Jules. Variety shared that Fike’s part is the main attraction in season 2. Euphoria will be Fike’s first acting role, and his fans are excited to see him taking on another career. Lastly, Lil Meech, the actor-rapper son of Big Meech, will play a love interest for Maddy (Alexa Demie).
That was all for the new members. And thankfully, all characters from season 1 are reprising their roles. The cast line-up includes Zendaya (Rue), Maude Apatow (Lexi), Angus Cloud (Fez), Eric Dane (Cal), Alexa Demie (Maddy), Jacob Elordi (Nate), Barbie Ferreira (Kat), Nika King (Leslie), Storm Reid (Gia), Hunter Schafer (Jules), Algee Smith (McKay), Sydney Sweeney (Casie), and Colman Domingo (Ali).
Euphoria Season 2 Release Date and More
Euphoria season 2 release date is still not known yet. The teen drama was among many which had to halt production due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Thus, season 2 of the HBO drama faced a huge gap before premiere a new batch of episodes. However, for the audience, HBO bridged the gap between seasons 1 and 2 by releasing two special episodes. One of them was released in December, and it entirely focused on Zendaya and her sponsor, Ali. Meanwhile, the second entirely focused on Jules.
Showrunner and creator Levinson previously told Variety that season 2 is pushed back to 2021, or it could release at the beginning of 2022. Since no specific date is announced yet, we need to wait for Levinson and HBO to announce the news. Until then, binge-watch the show on Hulu.
By early May 2021, the team of Euphoria got back on set to film season 2. Hence, we can expect the show to be back super soon. A short glimpse of the new season was shared with the audience on June 17. The new teaser displays Jules and Rue looking at each other while standing in the midst of a school hallway. It looks like we are going back to high school. Watch the full clip down below:
— Zendaya (@Zendaya) June 17, 2021