Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Alexa Demie, and Algee Smith all return for HBO season 2
Zendaya as Rue in Euphoria (Credit: HBO)
It doesn’t take long before Euphoria’s second series airs.
The teen drama starring Zendaya will begin on Sky Atlantic / Now TV on Monday, January 10, with each new episode being available to watch starting at 2 a.m. (coinciding with its release on HBO in the US).
Here’s everything you need to know about Euphoria season 2.
What is it about?
Euphoria is a teen drama focused on the intertwined lives of a group of high school students, following their experiences with drugs, friendships, love, identity and trauma.
The second season picks up from the first and continues to follow Rue (Zendaya) ‘s recovery from drug addiction, alongside a number of other storylines.
Who is part of Euphoria’s cast?
Zendaya plays Rue Bennett, a teenage girl recovering from drug addiction. Zendaya – whom you might recognize in the Marvel Spider-Man movies, or perhaps the sci-fi epic Dune – has been widely praised for her performance in Euphoria and won an Emmy Award for Best Actress. in a dramatic series.
Hunter Schafer plays Jules, Rue’s best friend. Euphoria was Schafer’s first actor, although she also co-wrote an episode.
The series is written and produced by Sam Levinson, who also collaborated with Zendaya on the Netflix film Malcolm and Marie.
When is Euphoria and how can I watch it in UK?
Euphoria Season 2 begins Monday, January 10. In the UK it is available on Now TV and Sky Atlantic.
Each episode will be available from 2 a.m. and will air on Sky Atlantic at 9 p.m. in the evening.
Where can I watch the Euphoria Series 2 trailer?
You can find the Euphoria trailer below. In it, you can see the various characters going through their lives, as Zendaya narrates and hints at some difficult events to come.
What happened in the Euphoria 2020 specials?
The filming of Season 2 of Euphoria has been disrupted by the pandemic, which means it has been significantly delayed since its scheduled air date.
To make that expectation a little less harsh, two Euphoria specials came out in late 2020 – both were small, character-driven plays, each featuring just two actors.
The first saw Rue (Zendaya) talking to her sponsor about AA, while the second saw Jules (Hunter Schafer) talking to his therapist.
They’re each about thinking about the season one finale, and while they’re both important in terms of character development and themes, if you’re only interested in certain storylines, you can probably skip them.
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