Within the first season of Boots Riley’s provocative new Prime Video collection I’m A Virgo, the celebrities appear to align for the 13-foot-tall big Cootie (Jharrel Jerome) as he ventures out from his house in Oakland for the primary time in his life, solely to find new buddies, new love (within the type of a burger prepare dinner named Flora), and a rising motion for justice in his neighborhood. However the inequity sown on behalf of The Hero (Walton Goggins)—a superhero who acts unilaterally to “eradicate” crime and corruption—creates lingering repercussions (and lingering ache) in Cootie’s new lifetime of journey. Season 1 ends with an exhilarating tease of what risks would possibly lie forward, ought to Prime Video go for one other chapter of Cootie and Co. Right here’s what we all know concerning the chance to date.
Will there be a season 2 of I’m A Virgo?
Everybody certain appears to hope so, however no official announcement has been made simply but.
Requested particularly about the opportunity of a second season, I’m A Virgo govt producer Michael Ellenberg informed The Hollywood Reporter, “We’re actually hoping for one and aiming for one, but it surely’s too early to inform. However it’s constructed to go on. It’s a mystical Oakland and there are lots of issues we stated which have paid off, and there are lots of issues we stated that haven’t paid off. And we hope to get the chance to take action.”
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Equally, actor Jerome informed Collider, “Boots is aware of the best way to match so many conversations into one, however there a whole lot of conversations that, by the tip of episode seven, are left unfinished. I believe it could be thrilling to see a continuation of the story, and I believe that the world will agree, after watching the season.”
When will season 2 come out?
The timeline is tough to foretell, particularly since I’m A Virgo has but to get the inexperienced gentle for season 2. Ellenberg first approached Riley about creating a collection after seeing the director’s movie Sorry to Hassle You at Sundance Movie Competition in January 2018, which implies the primary season took 5 years to deliver to life. However making a second season of an already-developed present is (often) a speedier course of than creating a complete collection from scratch.
Who will likely be within the forged?
A lot of the forged and crew is anticipated to return ought to a season 2 come about—together with Riley, Jerome, and fellow actors together with Goggins, Brett Grey, Kara Younger, Olivia Washington, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, and extra.
What’s going to season 2 be about?
The minds behind I’m A Virgo are conserving their lips sealed relating to any particular particulars concerning the persevering with story, however we could be certain Cootie’s horrifying rash—which he contracted from his Asphalt Royalty clothes deal—will play a component. Jerome informed The Hollywood Reporter, “The rash is certainly some extent, however sadly, if I say one thing about it, it’s going to sort of spoil the attainable continuation of the story. I believe the suspense is purposeful. And Boots leaving you on that be aware of properly, what’s going on there? could be very purposeful.”
And to a query about Cootie’s adoptive mother and father, Ellenberg informed The Hollywood Reporter, “If there’s extra story to inform, we’ll study a complete lot extra sooner or later. That’s all I can say about that.”
In an interview with ELLE.com, Olivia Washington expressed her personal hope for a second season, however demurred when it got here to artistic enter. “Boots Riley is likely one of the most artistic folks I’ve ever labored with,” she stated. “So, who am I to say what he’s going to create [for Flora]? I might assume too small. I imply, who is aware of the place we are going to go? The place we choose up from? … I’m simply so excited to proceed to be on this world. I might love nothing extra.”
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Lauren Puckett-Pope is a workers tradition author at ELLE, the place she primarily covers movie, tv and books. She was beforehand an affiliate editor at ELLE.