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Events of the Week: ‘Succession,’ ‘Yellowjackets’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Succession, Yellowjackets, John Wick: Chapter 4 and A Good Person. Succession premiere Creator Jesse Armstrong and stars Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook (who debuted her baby bump), Kieran Culkin, Nicholas Braun, Alan Ruck, Matthew […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Season 2 Promises More Twists and Turns — Here’s How to Watch Without Cable

Yellowjackets promises even more plot twists and modern mysteries in its second season, which premieres Friday on Showtime. Already renewed for a third season, the series travels between the past and present of a ’90s high school soccer team whose plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness. Twenty-five years after the tragedy, the adult survivors are […]

‘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’ Stars on Season 2’s Darker Material and How the Split Cast Interacts on Set

Buzz buzz! Season two of Yellowjackets has arrived, with several new cast members, a snowier backdrop and darker plot that star Jasmin Savoy Brown admitted when first reading the script made her think, “This is so fucked up.” “I was excited to explore what was going to happen but freaked out for what everyone was […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Theories and Burning Questions: A Refresher for Season 2

[This story contains spoilers from the first season of Showtime’s Yellowjackets.] The Yellowjackets are not OK. The finale of Showtime’s hit survival drama Yellowjackets has left viewers in a collective state of worry for the present-day characters played by Melanie Lynskey, Juliette Lewis, Tawny Cypress and Christina Ricci. After the past timeline showed the audience […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Review: Season 2 of Showtime Sensation Is Alternately Terrific and Tedious

The series starring Melanie Lynskey, Christina Ricci, Juliette Lewis and many more returns for more '90s-set survival adventures and present-day mysteries.

Next Big Thing: ‘Yellowjackets’ Actress Courtney Eaton Reckons With Lottie’s Big Revelations and What the Show’s Success Means For Her Career

As the return of Yellowjackets looms, there’s one question on avid viewers’ minds (one that also was asked by Colleen Wheeler’s Suzie in the first-season finale): “Who the fuck is Lottie Matthews?” For Courtney Eaton, it’s complicated. The actress has now spent more than a year filming the blockbuster Showtime drama about a group of […]

Christina Ricci Says She Was Threatened With Lawsuit Over Declining to Do a Sex Scene in a “Certain Way”

Christina Ricci says that things have come a long way for actresses in Hollywood, especially when it comes to setting boundaries around intimacy scenes. The Wednesday actress recently appeared on The View to promote the second season of Showtime’s hit series Yellowjackets. While there, she reflected how the show’s older actresses frequently talk about the […]

‘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 […]

Melanie Lynskey Reveals Husband Jason Ritter’s Role in Her ‘Last of Us’ Arc

While promoting the upcoming season of Yellowjackets, Melanie Lynskey shared a behind-the-scenes fact about her much-talked-about guest role on HBO’s The Last of Us. Lynskey appeared in a two-episode guest role in the hit video game adaptation’s first season, which just released its finale. Lynskey played Kathleen, a leader of a Kansas City-based revolutionary movement […]

Christina Ricci Reveals a Specific Change for Her Character in ‘Yellowjackets’ Season 2

Christina Ricci is aware of the fandom around Yellowjackets. During a visit to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Ricci admitted that she and her co-stars on the hit Showtime series felt the pressure when filming season two, which premieres March 24. “Everybody was terrified,” she told host Stephen Colbert of the cast, which also […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Cast Hint at Epic Episode in New Season | SXSW 2023

Yellowjackets made waves when its splashy first season premiered in November of 2021, gaining a larger and larger captive audience with each episode. The show chronicles the lives of a high school soccer team stranded on a remote island after a plane crash. The second season premieres on Showtime’s streaming and on-demand platforms March 24, […]