What we know so far about season 2 of Netflix's 'Never Have I Ever'
- Netflix's breakout teen show "
Never Have I Ever" debuted on the streaming service in April 2020.
- Three months later, the series got renewed for a second season.
- Filming is currently underway and the cast will feature two new additions: actress Megan Suri and "American Vandal" star Tyler Alvarez.
Co-created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, and inspired by the "Office" alum's own childhood, "NHIE" centers on first-generation Indian American teen Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) as she confronts her grief, navigates high school, and finds herself in a complicated love triangle.Upon its release in April 2020, the show was watched by more than 40 million households and praised for its diversity and representation. In July, "NHIE" got renewed for a second season.
Rising actress Megan Suri is joining the cast
Suri has appeared in movies like "Valentine's Day," as well as shows like "How to Get Away With Murder," "Fresh Off the Boat," and "Atypical."On "NHIE," the actress will be playing "a new student at Sherman Oaks High, whose confidence and radiance will pose an immediate threat to Devi."
'American Vandal' star Tyler Alvarez will have a recurring role as a student
In December, Deadline reported that the actor will play a character named Malcom, who "went to elementary school with Devi and her friends but left when he was cast in a Disney Channel show."On season two of "NHIE," Malcom will return to Sherman Oaks High while still pursuing his acting career.
'The Mindy Project' star Utkarsh Ambudkar is reportedly joining the show as an English teacher at Sherman Oaks HighAmbudkar, who played Kaling's on-screen sibling on "The Mindy Project," will play Mr. Kulkarni, "the coolest teacher on staff at Sherman Oaks High," Deadline reported in December 2020.
According to the publication, his character and Devi "are buddies."
'The Boys' and 'Black Lightning' actor P.J. Byrne will have a recurring role as a character named Evan
According to Deadline, the actor will play "a head research assistant in Kamala's program at Caltech" who's threatened by her intelligence.
Season 2 will have another special episode focused on a different characterMost of "NHIE" is told from Devi's perspective, with tennis legend John McEnroe (who her late dad was fond of) narrating. The only exception was season one, episode six, which focused on Devi's nemesis Ben Gross (Jaren Lewison) and was narrated by "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Andy Samberg.
Fisher told Entertainment Weekly that a similarly formatted episode will take place in the upcoming season, "where a different character, you get to hear their special narrator."
Though Fisher didn't reveal which character will have a dedicated episode, fans and star
The release date for season 2 hasn't been revealed yetThe cast began production of season two in Los Angeles in November 2020. It's likely that fans will have to wait until sometime in 2021 to see the new episodes.
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