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Heartstopper[1] is a Netflix show based on the webcomic of the same name. It is written by Alice Oseman and produced by Netflix in combination with See-Saw Films. The first season premiered on 22 April 2022.

Background

It was greenlit for production in February 2020. On 20 January 2021, it was publicly announced that the show was a fact. Casting for Nick and Charlie was announced on 22 April 2021 with Oseman hinting that more of the cast will be introduced soon. On 26 April 2021 much of the remaining cast was announced.

The first promotion photos were posted on Alice's Instagram on the 1 March 2022, it included pictures of Charlie Spring, Nick Nelson, Tao Xu, Elle Argent, Tara Jones, and Darcy Olsson. This post also confirmed that the first season of the show would be eight chapters. Netflix uploaded the official trailer[2] for the show on 16 March 2022. The trailer showed a picture of those from the photos as well as Tori Spring. Heartstopper was released on Netflix on 22 April 2022. [3]

On 20 May 2022, Netflix announced that Heartstopper was renewed for two more seasons.[4]

Synopsis

Charlie, a high-strung, openly gay overthinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, one day are made to sit together at their all-boys school. They quickly become friends, and soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn’t think he has a chance. But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them realized. Based on the comic by Alice Oseman.

Plot

Netflix’s Heartstopper series, based on the graphic novels by Alice Oseman, tells the story of two British teens, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring, at an all-boys grammar school. Charlie, a high-strung, openly gay overthinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, one day are made to sit together in class. Their friendship quickly becomes something more for openly gay Charlie, but he initially does not believe he has a chance with Nick. But love works in surprising ways, and Nick is more interested in Charlie than either of them realized. Heartstopper is about love, friendship, loyalty, and mental illness. It encompasses all the small stories of Nick and Charlie’s lives that together make something larger.

Cast

Episode Guide

Series Overview

Season Episodes
Originally released
1 8 22 April 2022
2 TBA 2023
3 TBA TBA

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References

  1. [1] Tweet by Alice Oseman, announcing the series
  2. [2] Official Trailer
  3. [3]
  4. [4] Tweet by Netflix, announcing the series's renewal for two more seasons
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