Netflix confirms ‘Never Have I Ever’ season 2

Netflix has announced the renewal of Never Have I Ever for season 2. The show’s old casts are set to reprise their respective roles.

Never Have I Ever has gripped the young audience’s attention after it premiered on Netflix. The show joins Sex Education, Atypical, and The End of the F***ing World as another teen series that had people talking.

After the show’s season 1 accomplished reliving teens’ frustration and confusion about the world, viewers have demanded a second installment. Fortunately, Netflix came in bearing good news for Never Have I Ever fans recently. 

Never Have I Ever renewal status

Three months after Never Have I Ever premiered on Netflix, the streaming giant has decided to renew the series for a second season. The news came from Netflix’s official Twitter account which wrote:

“Never Have I Ever has been renewed for season 2! But that’s not the only thing @ramakrishnann wound up telling her costars.”

The tweet was further accompanied by a video of a Zoom call of Never Have I Ever cast members. The short clip featured Maitreyi Ramakrishnan breaking the good news to her co-stars while donning a new look. 

Series Overview

Never Have I Ever is a coming-of-age comedy from co-creators Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. It follows the story of a first-generation Indian American girl growing up in Southern California named Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan). 

After experiencing the worst year in high school, Devi attempted to return to her normal life with a bang. Devi strived to change her social status, but friends, family, and feelings did not make it easy for her.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan reveals expectation for her character

The storyline for Never Have I Ever’s next installment has not yet been written. However, its star, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan,  already has ideas about what its character will be able to explore next season.

During her interview with Variety, Ramakrishnan revealed that she intends to see three things in her character, Devi. This includes becoming more appreciative of her family and friends, expressing her sorrow at the loss of her father, and celebrating her South Asian identity.

Maitreyi further said:

“I think if Devi does those magic three, she might be a little bit more at peace with herself. “

Who and what to expect in season 2

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan will return as the high school student Devi Vishwakumar. In addition, Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, Jaren Lewison, Darren Barnet, Lee Rodriguez, and Ramona Young will reprise their respective roles. 

As for the plot, Never Have I Ever’s forthcoming run will likely revolve around the love triangle which involves Devi, Ben, and Paxton. As seen in the season’s finale, Paxton has finally realized his feelings for Devi. However, Devi found a new romance in Ben, who tragically has a girlfriend. 

Netflix has yet to disclose a release date or a trailer for Never Have I Ever season 2.

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