SMASH HIT queer drama Heartstopper has been giving a bumper two season renewal by Netflix.
The eight part adaptation has been one of the streamer’s most critically acclaimed hits in recent years with 100 per cent certified fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
And now Netflix has announced the hit coming-of-age drama series will return for seasons two and three.
Based on the popular graphic novels by Alice Oseman, it follows the lives of Charlie Spring and Nick Nelson after they meet at school and fall in love.
After the LGBTQ+ series launched on the streaming service in April, it developed a huge fan base and reached the Netflix top 10 list in 54 Länder.
And after weeks of the show dominating social media, Netflix revealed the news on Twitter by sharing a photo of the cast sharing milkshakes.
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Sie schrieben: “To those who have fallen in love with Nick & Charlie, cried watching Alice Oseman’s magical story brought to life, or felt represented for the first time on-screen, I am elated to announce…
“Heartstopper has been renewed for TWO MORE SEASONS!”
Oseman, who will return as writer and creator of the series, also shared a time-lapse video of her digitally drawing Charlie and Nick on a tablet.
Sie hat den Beitrag mit einem Untertitel versehen: “SEASONS 2 [object Window] 3. I’d better get to work.”
Joe Locke will reprise his role as Charlie while Kit Connor will return to play Nick.
Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman appeared in the first series as Nick’s mum but it has not been confirmed if she will return for the following seasons.
Also starring in the first season was William Gao, who plays Tao Xu, Yasmin Finney as Elle Argent, Corinna Brown as Tara Jones, Kizzy Edgell as Darcy Olsson, Sebastian Croft as Ben Hope, Jenny Walser as Tori Spring and Fisayo Akinade as Mr Ajayi.
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The second season will see the gang travel to Paris on a school trip.
It will also delve into Charlie’s mental health as Nick discovers he has an eating disorder.