Everything We Know About "Yellowjackets" Season 2

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WARNING: There are spoilers for Season 1 of Yellowjackets in this post.

It's been about two weeks since the first season of Yellowjackets ended, and if you're anything like me, you're going through major withdrawal.

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So, to tide you over until we get more, here's everything we know about Season 2 of Yellowjackets so far.

Yes, there will be another season! News broke of the renewal on December 16, 2021.

So...what sort of surprises?

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While we haven't gotten any specifics, when asked about the upcoming season by Deadline, Nickerson had this to say:

"I think what the show always kind of aspires to do is continue to evolve and become more itself but also have a tremendous continuity with what came before. We are watching the emergence of a religiosity in '96 and seeing the ramifications of that and the rebirth of that in the present day. I think that that kind of trajectory will continue to hopefully keep the show – you don’t have to completely start from scratch each season. Hopefully, this sort of the tone and the feel of the show will continue to become fuller and more itself."

Lyle added: "There are a lot of opportunities where we’re going and where we’ve been planning to go get darker and get weirder. We’ll likely get a lot more of both of those things but hopefully we can keep it fun."

Since unexpected twists and turns are a big part of Yellowjackets, we'll have to wait until Season 2 premieres to really know any of the nitty gritty.

That said, the showrunners have answered a few questions, including...

Is Jackie really dead?

What about the rest of the cast?

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On top of the main cast returning, we'll see some new faces as well — including the adult versions of Lottie and some of the other Yellowjackets (who many fans have already started making casting suggestions for).

We know Shauna, Taissa, Natalie, Misty, and Travis weren't the only crash survivors who were ultimately rescued (at one point Shauna says whoever's blackmailing them must be "someone from the team"). The fate of Lottie Matthews, in particular, has been of interest to fans.

The season finale seemed to address this, ending with a frantic voicemail from Natalie's friend (I'm using that term loosely) Suzie, who says she found who emptied Travis' bank account and that she thinks she's being followed, before asking, "Who the fuck is Lottie Matthews?"

If that's still too ambiguous for you, Lyle cleared it up in an interview with Entertainment Weekly: "We will be seeing adult Lottie in season 2. Buckle up!"

She also told The Playlist: "I guess we can tease for Season 2 — you know, there are other survivors out there and that will come into play."

Are we finally going to see some cannibalism?

All right, so when are we getting Season 2?

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There's no official premiere date, but in mid-January, Gary Levine told Vulture that they were aiming for a late 2022 premiere.

"We’d love to stay on an annual cycle," he said. "I think our audiences deserve that, and I also think that when you have a show that has this kind of a momentum, you don’t want to let it dissolve."

So it's not a definite, but if they manage to follow that annual cycle, we're looking at a November premiere for Season 2. (I frankly wouldn't be surprised if they timed it so the first legit cannibal episode coincides with Thanksgiving.)

When will Season 2 start filming?

Where will Season 2 be filmed?

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While the pilot was shot primarily in Los Angeles, the rest of the season was shot in Vancouver and several other locations in British Columbia. It's likely that Season 2 will be filmed there as well (particularly the scenes that take place in 1996, since it's going to be a while before the girls get rescued).

How many episodes will there be in Season 2?

When will we get a Season 2 trailer?

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The first trailer was released at the end of August 2021, so, again, if we're looking at a production timeline similar to that of Season 1, we can probably expect a trailer for Season 2 this summer.

So, there you have it! We'll be keeping our eyes peeled for news about Season 2, but in the meantime, here are some movies to watch and theories to ponder while you wait for the new season.

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