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Meet the new cast members of Heartstopper as season two officially begins filming

Netflix has officially announced that Heartstopper season two has begun filming with a promo video of the cast saying hello. The beloved series made its debut on the popular streaming service earlier this year and was an instant hit. Kit Connor and Joe Locke lead the stunning series and have launched themselves right into the […]
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This ‘Heartstopper’ news has officially sent fans into a frenzy
The sugary sweet gay teen romance series Heartstopper has quickly become a sensation, launching multiple cast members to stardom and earning itself two more season orders at once.Though the show took streaming by storm just earlier this year, it seems the future installments may not be too far off. In fact, most fans suspect that filming for the second season has just begun.After all, the cast is dropping major hints that they’re back together.Corinna Brown quickly posted and deleted an Insta story entry:heartstopper s2 era has Begun pic.twitter.com/Ohikr1yfXn— heartstopper comfort (@luvheartstopper) September 13, 2022The picture features her and costar Yasmin Finney in their characters’ signature hairstyles.Kizzy Edgell also posted a cheeky tweet about a castmate:Kit Connor literally has the loveliest juiciest bum— kizzy edgell (@kizzy_edgell) September 13, 2022Related: ‘Heartstopper’ stars dance in front of anti-LGBTQ bigots at Pride LondonAlso serving as evidence is the world’s blurriest TikTok allegedly showing a scene being filmed.Naturally, the dedicated stans of Heartstopper have had their hearts suitably stopped:heartstopper season 2 is filming Right Now nobody move pic.twitter.com/m1cAsgd8fn— mills (@Ioverspring) September 13, 2022i need a boyf before heartstopper season 2 comes out because i don’t think i can mentally cope watching it single #Heartstopper #HeartstopperSeason2— harvey (@harveyyjamess) September 11, 2022this will be us for the next few months as content from the second season of #Heartstopper comes out .
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Heartstopper star Yasmin Finney’s dream role is playing first trans Bond girl
shot to stardom, almost overnight, after coming-of-age series Heartstopper landed on the streaming service just two months ago.In fact, the entire cast – which includes Kit Connor and Joe Locke – has been catapulted to fame, with the TV show achieving major success and already being renewed for two more seasons.Yasmin plays Elle Argent, a trans student who is navigating life, love, and friendships after transferring from Truham boys’ school to Higgs school for girls.Since the show aired, Yaz has landed a role in the Doctor Who 60th anniversary celebrations and confirmed that her character is also trans – but the sky is the limit for her and she wants to go full blockbuster next.The teen star told the Mirror: ‘I would love to be a trans Bond girl or just a Bond girl in general. I love James Bond.‘Every time I watch a Bond film, I think I would love to be that cool, sexy Bond girl that has never been done before.’Yasmin added that Caroline Cossey has been an inspiration to her, after watching her as an extra in 1981’s For Your Eyes Only.Caroline, now 60, is also trans, and has been open about how being outed by the press deeply impacted her mental health.Yasmin says Caroline – who was the first trans women to model for Playboy in the early 1990s – inspired her ‘to be the positive representation that James Bond never had.’‘There are people in the industry that were transphobic, but now they aren’t because of the way things are changing.
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Heartstopper announces casting call for exciting new role for season 2 – with LGBTQ+ actors encouraged to apply
and you’re an aspiring actor, then this might be the calling you’ve been waiting for.The coming-of-age Netflix drama has achieved roaring success with its first season, so much so that it’s been renewed for two more instalments – with filming set to start later this year.Starring Kit Connor as Nick Nelson and Joe Locke as Charlie Spring, Heartstopper follows the rugby lad and his form buddy as they fall in love and embark on a secret relationship – forced to keep it on the down-low since Nick hasn’t yet come out.It’s an emotional rollercoaster to say the least, but the show – based on the graphic novels by Alice Oseman – has acquired millions of fans across the globe.As production for season 2 fast approaches, casting directors have announced that they’re looking for someone to play an exciting new role.The casting call, which was posted on social media, shared that the crew are looking for a plus-size actor of British South Asian heritage who identifies as female or non-binary.And weâre off! Season 2 Casting!!! ð³ï¸ââ§ï¸ð³ï¸âðð³ï¸ââ§ï¸ð³ï¸âðð³ï¸ââ§ï¸ð³ï¸âðð³ï¸ââ§ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸âð½Please RT yaâll ð#HeartstopperNetflix @AliceOseman @Heartstopper_TV @see_saw_films pic.twitter.com/jHF8AuYrnFThey will be playing the role of Sahar Zahid, a character from the comics whom diehard fans were hoping would make an appearance in the next series.Sahar is 16-years-of age and in year 11 at Higgs school for girls, which is also attended by Elle Argent, played by Yasmin Finney.The teen is described as ‘no nonsense, independent, and a little cynical at times.’Casting directors clarified that Sahar is the only role they will be casting through open auditions, stating that any hopefuls must be available from autumn 2022, suggesting filming
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‘Heartstopper’ stars appear at Pride march in London
Netflix series Heartstopper attended London’s Pride march over the weekend as the event marked its 50th anniversary.During Saturday’s (July 2) events, the likes of Joe Locke, Kit Connor, Jenny Walser, Sebastian Croft, Tobie Donovan, Corinna Brown and Kizzy Edgell were seen marching.The stars also came across homophobic protestors and danced to Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ in front of them.Their appearance came a day after Connor, Locke, Yasmin Finney and William Gao all appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox for the show’s Pride special.The stars of Heartstopper absolutely loving it as anti-LGBT protesters are challenged by a young Pride supporter #Pride pic.twitter.com/7uUwaG9MXW— Scott Beasley (@SkyScottBeasley) July 2, 2022The four stars were seen watching the likes of This Is My House and Big Boys, including the emotional coming out scene from the latter.They appeared alongside the likes of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK‘s Tia Kofi, Lawrence Chaney, and Bimini Bon-Bouash, as well as Self Esteem, Feel Good star Mae Martin and comedian Lolly Adefope.Heartstopper was renewed for a second season earlier this year. At the time, executive producer Patrick Walters said: “We put so much love into the making of Heartstopper so to reassemble the team for two more seasons is a dream come true.“I’m forever grateful to Alice Oseman for entrusting us with this beautiful, unique story that at its core seeks to uplift the next generation of young LGBTQ+ people.
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Heartstopper cast playfully torment anti-LGBTQ+ protestors by dancing and blowing kisses at London Pride
Heartstopper cast were already our fave people, but watching them dance in front of anti-LGBTQ+ protestors at London Pride will make you love them even more.Thousands of LGBTQ+ people and allies have taken to the streets of the capital today to mark the 50th Pride in London, donning their brightest colours and expressing themselves in the boldest ways.Sadly, a group of protestors also decided to show up, waving signs with anti-gay messages on, trying to prevent the community from celebrating.But, the people of London were not prepared for the protestors to dull their sparkle, as one youngster approached the elderly men at the railings and tried to grab his sign.As he did this, I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston blasted over the speakers, with the cast of Netflix’s Heartstopper enjoying a joyous boogie and flipping off the protestors.It truly was a sight to behold, as Joe Locke (who plays Charlie Spring) and Sebastian ‘Bash’ Croft (Ben Hope) jumped around wearing rainbow flags, waving middle fingers and blowing sarcastic kisses to the group.The stars of Heartstopper absolutely loving it as anti-LGBT protesters are challenged by a young Pride supporter #Pride pic.twitter.com/7uUwaG9MXWWatching on was Kit Connor (who plays Nick Nelson), who was seen clapping and filming what can only be described as iconic behaviour.Those weren’t the only three cast members at Pride today, as it seemed to be a Heartstopper fest with Tobie Donovan (Isaac Henderson), Kizzy Edgell (Darcy Olsson), Corinna Brown (Tara Jones), Rhea Norwood (Imogen Heaney), and Jenny Walser (Tori Spring) also marching through the streets with colourful face paint and vibrant outfits.After trolling the protestors, the cast rejoined the march, where they
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‘David and Keith were the role models I didn’t otherwise have’: The impact of the Six Feet Under Heartstopper couple
In 2022, Heartstopper arrived on Netflix, and everything changed.It was an absolute gift for the LGBTQ+ community, as two teenage boys figured out their feelings for each other without any death, disaster or gratuitous cruelty, which are still all too prevalent in same-sex storylines.For LGBTQ+ people who had grown up before Heartstopper, positive representations of same-sex couples in the media were few and far between – but they did exist, and they were just as important.As Pride month comes to a close, Metro.co.uk are catching up with LGBTQ+ people about the on-screen romances that impacted them growing up.We’ve had Emily and Naomi from Skins, Tara and Willow from Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and now we’re diving into another trailblazing couple: David and Keith, from Six Feet Under.Their journey was far from the wholesome, hope-filled relationship enjoyed by Charlie and Nick in Heartstopper, but for LGBTQ+ people growing up in the early 2000’s, it was everything.Adam found Keith and David at a ‘pivotal time’ in his life, and was drawn to their ‘rich and complicated‘ relationshipFor Adam, seeing a gay relationship on a mainstream TV show, where each character dealt with their own personal strife but still found a way to make a relationship work, meant everything.While he ‘always knew’ he was gay, as a teenager Adam had ‘a lot of questions that needed answers.
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Heartstopper’s Kit Connor expertly shuts down speculation about his sexuality
Heartstopper star Kit Connor has expertly shut down speculation surrounding his sexuality.The actor, 18, has become a household name over the past week after Heartstopper rocketed up the Netflix chart and became the series everyone wanted to binge-watch.Heartstopper sees Kit star opposite Joe Locke, also 18, in what has been hailed a revolutionary and life-changing coming-of-age show for the LGBTQ+ community.Based on the novels by Alice Oseman, the series tells the story of Charlie Spring (Joe) who develops a crush on form buddy Nick Nelson (Kit).His feelings are quickly reciprocated, but the pair must battle with keeping their relationship a secret, particularly as Nick comes to terms with his sexuality.The series also guest stars Olivia Colman, with the Oscar-winning actress making a surprise appearance as rugby star Nick’s mum.Thanks to the show’s authentic queer and trans storytelling, countless fans have felt inspired to come out to their own families, however, this has also let to speculation around the actors’ own sexualities, since many play LGBTQ+ characters.Kit – who you might recognise from Elton John biopic Rocketman – took to Twitter to address any rumours in a light-hearted way.‘Twitter is so funny man. apparently some people on here know my sexuality better than I do…’ He wrote to his rapidly growing follower count.Fans were quick to shower the young actor in praise and support, reminding him that it’s never right to ‘assume’ someone’s sexuality just because they are in the public eye.twitter is so funny man.
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