‘The White Lotus’ Renewed For Season 3 At HBO

Mike White will likely be in search of a brand new five-star resort to examine in to after HBO renewed The White Lotus for a 3rd season.

It comes solely three episodes in to season two, which is at present airing on Sunday nights.

What began as an experiment in contained filming throughout the pandemic has turn into one of many Warner Bros. Discovery community’s greatest and buzziest reveals with the primary episode of season two scoring over 7.6M viewers and the collection rating because the most-watched title on HBO Max.

As traditional, the subsequent chapter will characteristic new characters and locale – though you gained’t be stunned if Jennifer Coolidge reprises her function as Tanya McQuoid-Hunt.

The primary season, which premiered in July 2021, was set in Hawaii. It starred Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Lacy, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney, Steve Zahn, Molly Shannon, Fred Hechinger and Brittany O’Grady alongside Coolidge.

Ostensibly a homicide thriller, the primary season was a satire that adopted a bunch of privileged visitors inflicting hassle for the supervisor and spa boss of the posh resort whereas coping with a number of private and life-changing points.

It was filmed on the 4 Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. The primary season acquired 20 Emmy nominations and ten wins together with Excellent Restricted or Anthology Collection.

The second season, which additionally opens with some our bodies within the sea, stars F. Murray Abraham, Michael Imperioli, Aubrey Plaza, Will Sharpe, Theo James, Meghann Fahy, Adam DiMarco, Beatrice Granno, Jon Gries, Tom Hollander, Sabrina Impacciatore, Haley Lu Richardson, Simona Tabasco and Leo Woodall alongside Coolidge.

Filmed on the San Domenico Palace, Taormina, it follows the visitors in an exquisite resort in Sicily, equally coping with private {and professional} quandaries, whereas driving the lodge workers loopy.

Creator White wrote and directed all of season two and exec produced alongside David Bernad and Mark Kamine.

White stated, “There’s no place I’d reasonably work than HBO and there’s no individuals I’d reasonably companion with than Casey Bloys, Francesca Orsi, Nora Skinner and their unbelievable workforce. I really feel so fortunate to get this chance once more and am excited to reunite with my amazingly gifted collaborators on The White Lotus.” 

Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming, Head of HBO Drama Collection and Movies added, “Reflecting on The White Lotus’ humble, run-and-gun origin as a contained pandemic manufacturing, it’s unattainable to not be awestruck by how Mike orchestrated one of many buzziest and most critically acclaimed reveals. And but, he’s solely continued to succeed in new heights in season 2, which is the final word testomony to Mike’s uncooked, unparalleled imaginative and prescient. His braveness to discover the uncharted waters of the human psyche, paired along with his signature irreverent humor and buoyant directing fashion, have us all dreaming of extra trip days on the resort we’ve come to adore. We couldn’t be extra thrilled to get the possibility to collaborate on a 3rd season collectively.”


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