The buzz around Ginny and Georgia is real. And why not? After all, the show has taken its audience on a full-fledged joyride! The first season of the show was a big hit, and the viewers ended up becoming obsessed with it. The waiting game seems to be over as the series is coming with its second season.
Netflix has confirmed the future of the show!
Let’s learn all the highlights of the second season.
Ginny and Georgia Season One – A Hell of A Wild Ride
The first season was a big hit and for all the right reasons. It featured all aspects
– the murder, love triangle, effort to tackle racism, self-harm, sexual consent, body image, and everything in between.
Sarah Lampert, who produced the hit comedy series, Orange Is the New Black, was commissioned by the OTT platform to create a new comedy-drama series. It first began in February 2021. The series follows Ginny, a 15-year-old high school teen, and Georgia, her 30-year-old mother. The duo abandons their friends and family in pursuit of personal honesty.
The whole storyline, fine acting by the actors, and other factors stole the hearts of the audience.
Season 2- The Cast
It goes pretty obvious! The leading ladies of the first season, Antonia Gentry and Brianne Howey, playing Ginny and Georgia, would be back for more. The makers have confirmed that Diesel La Torraca, who plays Ginny’s little brother Austin, will also be back for the second season.
The complicated friendship group of the actress, including Max (Sara Waisglass), Norah (Chelsea Clark), and Abby (Katie Douglas), is also likely to be back.
The makers have also shared details about the other cast of the show, including Marcus (Felix Mallard), Hunter (Mason Temple), Joe, Blue Farm Café Owner (Raymond Ablack), Teen Georgia (Nikki Roumel), and Mayor Paul (Scott Porter).
You will also see Jennifer Robertson, Sabrina Grdevich, Connor Laidman, Dan Beirne, and Alex Mallari Jr., among others.
Besides the old actors and roles, a new addition to the cast is also likely to happen.
Reportedly, X-Men and Locke and Key star, Aaron Ashmore will be coming into the fold as Georgia’s ex-boyfriend. Gil Timmins is set to play Austin’s absentee father.
We are excited to see how many other characters will be added to the second season and who will be portraying them.
What will be the Plot for Ginny and Georgia Season 2?
The first season of the show was a banger. It has put the makers under a lot of pressure. The audience is expecting a big deal from the second season. Will it be able to live up to their expectations?
The second season’s focal point will be Georgia’s love life. This time, Ginny’s dad will also have a bigger role. The show is all set up to the return of Austin’s father. Austin’s absences from school were never explained in the first season. We could only see that Ginny posted her brother’s letter to his dad in the finale, making Georgia freak out for some reason.
It is expected that season two will unfold some details about Georgia’s murky past. The story will also revolve around her presence, and we will get to see if her wedding to handsome Mayor Paul Randolph will go ahead without one of her many secrets spilling out or not.
The list of suitors for Georgia is endless. Ginny’s dad, Zion, and café owner Joe, too, are looking forward to making things work with her. The actress herself quoted in an interview, “I would like Georgia to tap into her heart and figure out what she really wants.”
Who will Georgia end up with? It remains the ultimate question.
The actress gave some more details about the second season. “Ginny is very savvy. She has learned a lot from Georgia, and Ginny has her own plan too. They are not in the best place, but they have been through so much together. And we see a little bit of that in the flashbacks, nothing can take that foundation away from them”.
She also hinted that everyone is resonating where the audience wants them to. They will be seen landing in the same places where they were left. The show may as well get a little darker this time. But at the same time, the charming and funny side will remain intact.
You will also find some sweet moments.
What Else to Expect from the Second Season?
It is predicted that the complicated relationship between mother and daughter will remain the heart of the show. The showrunner, Debra said, “We cannot really talk about season 2, but what I will say is, where we always wanted season 1 to end was with Ginny protecting her mom, but by doing so, having blood on her hands.”
When will the Second Season be Released?
Currently, the makers have not confirmed the release date of the second season. The first season of the show took four months to film. The shooting for the second season was still going despite the beginning in November 2021.
This year, in March, the official Instagram handle of the show shared, “Season two is being filmed now because of all you who watched.”
Interesting Facts about Ginny and Georgia that you Didn’t Know
Here are some little-known things about Ginny and Georgia that will blow your mind.
- Brianne Howey was the last actor to be cast to play Georgia. The makers said they had to find the perfect character that balanced beauty, and when they began to read with Howey, they found their leading lady.
- The opening shows the Miller family starting a new life in the fictional town of Wellsburg. However, in reality, the show was shot in Cobourg, Ontario.
- Season one of the show is based on the high-school events of the creator and many of her experiences.
- Ginny and Georgia season one shed a lot of light on the vital topics. In one of the scenes, Ginny was seen practicing self-harm. The makers of the show knew how crucial portraying the topic sensitively was. Thus, they reached out to real mental health experts for input.
We are waiting for the second season with all our hearts.