Unique: This August will mark two years because the “Euphoria” season one finale.
This August will mark two years because the season one finale of “Euphoria,” however the lengthy await Season 2 will finish earlier than 2021 is over if creator and showrunner Sam Levinson has his approach. Throughout an interview this week on IndieWire’s Filmmaker Toolkit podcast to advertise his upcoming Netflix function movie “Malcolm & Marie,” Levinson confirmed the plan is to begin filming “Euphoria” Season 2 in late March. The creator added, “And the objective is to launch episodes this 12 months, in order that’s hopefully [what will happen].” After all the pandemic may change these plans, however Levinson’s objective is to begin filming in March and begin rollout on accomplished episodes on HBO earlier than the tip of December.
The March manufacturing begin date means Season 2 will start filming precisely a 12 months later than deliberate. Cameras had been about to start rolling on “Euphoria” Season 2 in March 2020 when the pandemic compelled your entire trade into shutdown mode. Levinson and his Emmy-winning “Euphoria” actress Zendaya pivoted to writing and filming “Malcolm & Marie” as the beginning date on “Euphoria” Season 2 continued to be delayed. To ease the ache of the lengthy hiatus, the “Euphoria” crew filmed two particular bridge episodes (one centered round Zendaya’s Rue, the opposite centered round Hunter Schafer’s Jules), each of which at the moment are streaming on HBO Max.
Previous to Levinson’s affirmation in regards to the March begin date, all “Euphoria” followers knew in regards to the upcoming second season is that it could begin manufacturing in early 2021. HBO programming president Casey Bloys stated as a lot to Deadline after the Emmy Awards, the place “Euphoria” shocked many within the trade by profitable Zendaya the prize for Excellent Lead Actress in a Drama Collection. The win made Zendaya the class’s youngest winner in Emmys historical past. “Euphoria” additionally received Emmys for Excellent Modern Make-up and Excellent Authentic Music and Lyrics.
Levinson and Zendaya’s “Malcolm & Marie” makes its debut February 5 on Netflix. The streaming big is supporting the movie with an Oscar marketing campaign that might earn Zendaya a nomination for Greatest Actress. The movie additionally stars “Tenet” and “BlacKkKlansman” breakout John David Washington. Zendaya and Levinson cracked the concept for the movie, which finds a pair unraveling over the course of a single night time, collectively whereas in quarantine.
Extra reporting by Chris O’Falt.