‘Euphoria’: Zendaya Says the Show May Be Coming Back Sooner Than Fans Think

by Jeremy Spirogis
Euphoria Season 2 star Zendaya

Considering that Euphoria was renewed for Season 2 earlier than Season 1 even completed airing, it’s no shock that followers are clamoring for the sophomore season. The darkish drama took the world by storm within the Summer of 2019. The HBO collection follows Rue, a 17-year-old drug addict attempting her greatest to navigate by way of adolescence. Though the present is about younger folks, it’s something however juvenile.

Euphoria Season 2 star Zendaya
Zendaya | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for HBO

‘Euphoria’ obtained Emmy nominations for its make-up, outfits, and soundtrack

Playing the position of Rue is 23-year outdated Zendaya. A former Disney darling, Zendaya really took her performing profession to the following degree by becoming a member of Euphoria. In reality, the position even earned the actor her first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. The present additionally earned 5 different nominations for make-up, music, and costumes.

New forged members have been added for Season 2

Naturally, the Emmy information had followers of Euphoria extra determined for Season 2 than ever earlier than. Zendaya and different members of the forged have said that the script for the upcoming season is incredible. Not solely will viewers be launched to new characters, however we are able to additionally count on to be taught extra concerning the characters that we already know and love.

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Unfortunately, because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, manufacturing for the present has been halted. Right after the Euphoria forged obtained collectively for a desk learn (which is when the forged sits round a desk and reads the script collectively in character for the primary time) California was placed on lockdown. Season 2 of Euphoria was alleged to premiere someday in 2020, however now followers don’t know once they can count on the sophomore season.

Zendaya actually misses her character

In a current interview with InType, Zendaya obtained candid about how she felt about Euphoria being on continued hiatus. The Spider-Man: Far From Home star shared that although she was anxious to get again to her character, with the intention to do Season 2 justice, the forged and crew are ready for the worst of the pandemic to go.

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I’ve lots to say, and I don’t know tips on how to get it out, and even course of these final eight weeks however I’ll attempt. I’m so grateful for this present. For the gorgeous household I’ve gained from it, for the self discovery and goal I’ve present in it, and the folks that we’ve been in a position to join with and converse to by way of it. We spent months, onerous months, pouring ourselves into one thing we love, and it was an honor to have achieved so beside so many insanely proficient, extraordinary folks. From my good forged mates, H&MU, Costume Design, Cinematographers, ADs, Producers, the entire crew, every of you have got impressed me and pushed me to be higher on a regular basis. Sam, thanks for trusting me with essentially the most sincere components of your self and bringing Rue into my life, for each of you, I’m eternally grateful. Alright I may do that eternally. But you get the thought, I’m grateful for lots. And additionally for all of you on the market for receiving our work with an open coronary heart. Can’t wait to do all of it once more! With all this being mentioned, the finale episode eight tonight

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“I do miss Rue,” the Euphoria star shared. “She’s like my little sister in a lot of ways. And going back to that character is a home base for me. There is a beautiful second season that has been written, but in order to do it the way we want to do it, we need to wait until it’s safer,” Zendaya amitted.

‘Euphoria’ followers could also be getting bonus episodes

But, there’s a little bit of a silver lining for Euphoria followers. Although Season 2 is probably going a good distance off, there are talks to do just a few episodes that may function a segue into season 2. “There is an idea to do a couple of bridge episodes that can be shot safely but aren’t necessarily part of Season 2. So, hopefully, we will be able to do those in the coming months. I can’t wait,” Zendaya confessed.

Even if Euphoria followers get some particular bonus episodes, they doubtless received’t premiere till 2021 on the earliest. Between taking pictures, scheduling, modifying, and post-production, followers are going to should bide their time a bit longer. But, at the very least these particular bonus episodes could give them one thing to sit up for.

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