Lauren Ambrose was cast to play the coming-of-age Van in Season 2 of Yellowjackets.
The first season of the hit psychological drama series followed a group of women who survived a plane crash while playing high school football in the 1990s. After her nineteen months stranded in the remote Canadian wilderness, they turn into warring clans.
Thursday (August 11),Showtime announced that former Six Feet Her Understar Ambrose, I announced that I plan to play Van. adult years.
Playing the teenage Van is Liv Hewson, who has been promoted to his series regular from the following season.
The show uses his jump in time from the 1996 plane crash to 25 years after him to explore what really happened after a group of survivors formed their own cannibalistic society. I will clarify what happened.
The news supports fan theories that Van survived, with many complaining about the spoiler aspect of the news. So happy for Lauren Ambrose who is so spoiled for spoilers," wrote one fan, while another added: I survived a plane crash.
Production on the second season is set to begin in Vancouver later this month.
Ella Purnell of "Yellowjackets"
The series won seven Emmy Awards this year Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, including two acting nods for Melanie Lynskey (Shauna) and Christina Ricci (Misty), two screenplay nominations, directing and casting.
See the full list of 2022 Emmy nominations here.
The Independent's Yellowjackets Season 1 4-Star Review See here.
Yellowjackets Season 1 will stream on Showtime in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK. A release date for Season 2 has not yet been announced.