Netflix has launched the official trailer for the second season of its fan-favourite, coming-of-age LGBT+ collection Heartstopper.
The present, which is an adaptation of Alice Oseman’s fashionable graphic novels of the identical identify, follows the budding romance between two younger schoolboys, Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick (Package Connor).
Forward of the forthcoming eight-episode season, premiering on 3 August, the teaser exhibits the pair sharing kisses and bodily affection.
“I’ve a boyfriend,” Charlie shouts excitedly into the air as he’s strolling together with his two mates. Whereas the couple are in love and open with their mates about their relationship, rugby star Nick has nonetheless but to return out publicly.
“I wish to inform individuals. It’s exhausting to seek out the correct time,” he tells Charlie, who supportively responds: “I need you to return out when and the way you wish to.”
In the meantime, their mates “Tara and Darcy face unexpected challenges, and Tao and Elle work out if they’ll ever be extra than simply mates”, an official logline reads.
“With exams on the horizon, a faculty journey to Paris and a promenade to plan, the gang has loads to juggle as they journey via the following phases of life, love and friendship,” it provides.
In April, when the solid first introduced the season two premiere date, Connor teased that this season “feels cool and contemporary, only a totally different vibe to season one”.
Locke added that “Charlie goes on extra of a journey this season”, stating: “His story is a little more mature.”
Because the present’s launch in April 2022, it has garnered followers the world over, in addition to reward for its optimistic portrayal of younger LGBT+ experiences with out trauma.
Nevertheless, in the months following its debut, Connor was “compelled” to return out as bisexual by followers who accused him of “queerbaiting”, after he was reportedly noticed holding arms together with his feminine co-star.
He later responded, saying that he “would have most well-liked to [come out] one other approach”.
“I simply felt prefer it wasn’t one thing I used to be prepared to speak about,” Connor advised British Vogue earlier this month. “I wasn’t offended. I used to be simply barely disenchanted by this response.”
Heartstopper season two can be launched on Netflix on 3 August.