According to VarietyHBO has finally set the release date for the long-awaited second season of The white lotuswhich will feature the return of Jennifer Coolidge’s character from season 1. The dark comedy is now set to return in October.
The white lotus season two will take place in a new location and will introduce a whole new set of characters. The next chapter leaves Hawaii behind and follows another group of vacationers as they fly to another White Lotus property and settle temporarily among its inhabitants. It is reportedly set to take place in Sicily, Italy at the Four Seasons San Domenica Palace.
The new cast includes Michael Imperioli as Dominic Di Grasso, Aubrey Plaza as Harper Spiller, F. Murray Abraham as Bert Di Grasso, Tom Hollander as Quentin, Adam DiMarco as Albie Di Grasso, Haley Lu Richardson as Porta Theo James as Cameron, Meghann Fahy as Daphne, Will Sharpe as Ethan and newcomer Leo Woodall as Jack. Season one alum Jennifer Coolidge will also reprise her role as Tanya McQuoid.
The white lotus is created, written and directed by Mike White (Enlightened). It is executive produced by White, David Bernard, Mark Kamine and Nick Hall.
The first season starred Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Natasha Rothwell, Steve Zahn, Sydney Sweeney, Brittany O’Grady, Jake Lacy, Alexandra Daddario, Molly Shannon, Jennifer Coolidge and Fred Hechinger.