Zendaya followers, rejoice: HBO’s Euphoria has been renewed for a second season.
The present, which premiered in June, stars the 22-year-old Disney Channel alum as Rue, a highschool scholar simply out of rehab. Whereas staying in restoration, Rue navigates her friendships and relationships — particularly one with new scholar Jules, performed by Hunter Schafer.
HBO introduced the renewal in a press launch on Thursday. Euphoria remains to be airing its eight-episode first season, and the community didn’t present a premiere date for the second season.
“Euphoria creator Sam Levinson has constructed an unimaginable world with a rare forged led by the supremely gifted Zendaya. We’re so grateful that he selected HBO as the house for this groundbreaking sequence,” Francesca Orsi, government vice chairman of HBO programming stated on Thursday. “We look forward to following these complex characters as their journeys continue through the challenging world they inhabit.”
“Literally just got the call,” Zendaya wrote on Twitter on Thursday, simply after information of the renewal was introduced. “Can’t say thank you enough for the support we’ve seen, wow…”
Actually simply obtained the decision. Can’t say thanks sufficient for the assist we’ve seen, wow… https://t.co/XJtdQaWaL9
— Zendaya (@Zendaya) July 11, 2019
The present additionally stars Maude Apatow (Women), Sydney Sweeney (Sharp Objects), Eric Dane (The Final Ship), Algee Smith (The Hate U Give) and Jacob Elordi (The Kissing Sales space).
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Euphoria has brought on some controversy over its graphic topic materials.
Earlier this month, Louis Tomlinson spoke out about an animated fan-fiction scene depicting him and former One Route bandmate Harry Types engaged in a sexual exercise throughout a current episode.
“I can categorically say that I was not contacted nor did I approve it,” he wrote in regards to the scene hours after the episode had aired.
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Based on HBO, the sequence premiere of Euphoria has already been watched by over 5.5 million viewers.
Euphoria airs Sunday nights at 10 p.m. on HBO.