The long-awaited Heartstopper series is coming to Netflix. The production of the series started in January 2022. The series is based on the graphic novel by the same name. The graphic novel became famous as a famous Tumblr web series.
Heartstopper Release date
The Heartstopper series will release on 22nd February 2022 on Netflix. There will be a total of eight episodes in the first season. Each episode will be 30 minutes long.
The story will follow two LGBQT+ characters. Two characters meet at school. Nick Nelson and Charlie spring start to develop feelings for each other. The show will follow their journey as their friendship becomes something more.
Joe Locke will play the role of Charlie spring. Kit Connor will play Nick Nelson. Kit Connor is famous for playing young Elton John for Elton John’s biopic “Rocketman”. Alice Oseman shared his excitement about the cats in an interview;
“Nick and Charlie have existed as characters for almost a decade, and are two of my most beloved characters, so I was slightly apprehensive about the casting search, but I am so happy and excited that we’ve cast Kit and Joe.
They’re both so talented, sweet, funny, smart, and so perfect. It has been such fun getting to know them and welcoming them into the Heartstopper universe, and I can’t wait to see them bring the characters to life on screen.”
The rest of the cast includes:
- William Gao as Tao Xu
- Yasmin Finney as Elle Argent
- Corinna Brown
- Kizzy Edgell
- Sebastian Croft
- Cormac Hyde-Corrin
- Rhea Norwood
- Tobie Donovan
- Jenny Walser
- Fisayo Akinade
- Chetna Pandya
The trailer of the show is available on Youtube. The video has more than 1 million views. Fans also shared their excitement about the upcoming series on Twitter as well.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.