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Ashley Lyle

‘Yellowjackets’ Team on How to Interpret That Sex Scene

[This story contains major spoilers from the second episode of Yellowjackets season two, “Edible Complex.”] Yellowjackets released its most shocking episode yet — and the series of events that ended “Edible Complex” once again begs the question: Just how supernatural is this series? The wilderness setting in the show’s 1996 timeline has arguably become a character in […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Stars Dish on Filming Fleshy Feast in Oral History

[This story contains major spoilers from the second episode in Yellowjackets‘ season two, “Edible Complex.”] The Yellowjackets stars who play the teen cast on the hit Showtime series have had to do some dark things out in the wilderness. But many of them weren’t quite prepared for the reactions they would have when filming the […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Bosses Explain Shocking Episode and “Perversely Celebratory” Final Scene

[This story contains major spoilers from the second episode of Yellowjackets season two, “Edible Complex.”] Yes, that just happened. Yellowjackets has been prepping its audience that cannibalism was coming, and it arrived in a big way when Showtime’s hit survival series returned to the wilderness in season two. The premiere had ended with a shocking […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Bosses Weigh In on Premiere Shocker and Look Ahead to Season 2 and Beyond

[This story contains spoilers for the season two premiere of Yellowjackets, “Friends, Romans, Countrymen.”] Two months have passed when Yellowjackets returns to the wilderness. Two whole months since the teen survivors of a plane crash suffered the loss of one of their own — and hunted their last source of food. The second season of […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Creators Get Real on Season 2 Pressure, Showtime Tumult and Spinoffs: “We Have a Couple of Ideas”

When Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson first moved to Los Angeles, working as a dog walker and P.F. Chang’s bartender, respectively, the native New Jersey couple liked to splurge on dinner and drinks at Tam O’Shanter — the 100-year-old Scottish house of prime rib in Atwater Village. These days, however, it’s where they go to […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Creators Ink Showtime Overall Deal

Showtime is locking down the creators of breakout hit Yellowjackets. The Paramount Global-backed premium cable network has signed married Yellowjackets creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson to an overall deal. Under the multiple-year pact, the couple will continue to serve as showrunners on the Emmy-nominated drama (alongside Jonathan Lisco) and develop new projects exclusively for […]

Final Draft Awards: Guillermo del Toro, Jane Campion, Jeymes Samuel Among 2022 Honorees

The 17th annual Final Draft Awards took place Wednesday with a virtual ceremony, during which filmmakers Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), Guillermo del Toro (Nightmare Alley), Nicole Holofcener (The Last Duel) and Jeymes Samuel (The Harder They Fall) earned honors for their screenwriting. Television honorees included Dopesick creator/showrunner Danny Strong and Yellowjackets creators […]

Final Draft Awards: Jane Campion and Guillermo del Toro Tapped for Honors

Jane Campion, Guillermo del toro, Nicole Holofcener and Jeymes Samuel, writers of standout 2021 films, as well as Danny Strong and the husband-wife team of Bart Nickerson and Ashley Lyle, writers of standout 2021 TV programs, will receive special honors at the 17th annual Final Draft Awards, it was announced by Final Draft, a Cast […]