‘Heartstopper’ Renewal by Netflix for Seasons 2 and 3 – Deadline

Netflix buzzy newcomers gave half an hour Heartstopper, From See-Saw Films, a two-season pickup. Multi-season renewals are rare in streamers and one for that Heartstopper Checking all the boxes as a Netflix success story is a testament to the romantic comedy-drummer of the era.

Streimer famously bases its renewal decisions on cost-versus performance analysis of shows. Developed and manufactured outside the UK, Heartstopper, Alice Osman, who adapted from her graphic novel, became an OK performer, spending three weeks in Netflix’s weekly Global Top 10 rankings in early April 22, ranking No. 5 in the English-language series rankings. (This is a list of 54 countries in the top ten of Netflix.)

But the moderate-budget British series, which includes young main cast as well as guest stars Olivia Coleman and Steve Fry as voiceover, has a buzz-in-a-bottle out cultural impact.

It is one of Netflix’s best-reviewed series, including 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, which has also been praised for its LGBTQ presentation. The show also sparked a social media conversation that has been at the top of Twitter trends for several weeks, taking catapulting Kit Connor and Joe Lock to the top celebrity status and before their premiere of the Instagram following series each 100K to 3.4 million (Connor) and 2.5 million (Connor). ). On TikTok, #heartstopper has garnered more than 4.3B views.

The impact of the series has quickly surpassed TV and social. Heartstopper Billboard’s top TV songs dominated the charts, and the book’s weekly US sales based on the series increased by 1700%. Volume 1 is currently ranked No. 1 YA fiction book and NYT bestseller in the United States.

Osman returned as the author and creator of Seasons 2 and 3. In Season 1, when gentleman Charlie (Lock) and rugby-lover Nick (Connor) meet at high school, they quickly discover that their unexpected friendship is turning into an unexpected romance. The circles of Charlie, Nick and their friends must navigate the ever-evolving journey of self-discovery and acceptance, supporting each other as they learn to find their most authentic self.

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