HBO announced today that The White Lotus Season 2 will premiere on Sunday, October 30 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. We’ve also received character descriptions and the lots of photos.
The White Lotus Season 2 continues Mike White’s Emmy-winning series. The first installment, set in Hawaii, received 20 Emmy nominations across 13 categories and 10 wins, the most wins of any program this year, including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series.
The second season of the social satire is set at an exclusive Sicilian resort and follows the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week. The cast includes F. Murray Abraham, Jennifer Coolidge, Adam DiMarco, Beatrice Grannò, Meghann Fahy, Jon Gries, and Tom Hollander.
The show is created, written and directed by Mike White. The executive producers are White, David Bernad and Mark Kamine. The second season will consist of seven episodes, one more than the first season.
“Mike has once again delivered a quintessential HBO show, and it’s the talk of the town,” said Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President of HBO Programming, previously. “We were thrilled to hear where he wanted to go next, after closing this epic chapter in Hawaii, and can’t wait to keep following him wherever he takes us.”
The recurring guest stars include Molly Shannon (HBO’s Divorce), Jon Gries (Dream Corp LLC), Jolene Purdy (WandaVision), Kekoa Kekumano (Aquaman), and Lukas Gage (HBO’s Euphoria).
THE WHITE LOTUS SEASON 2 CAST AND CHARACTERS
F. Murray Abraham as BERT DI GRASSO – Visiting Sicily with his son, Dominic (Michael Imperioli), and grandson, Albie (Adam DiMarco), Bert is getting frail, yet still sees himself as virile and capable.
Jennifer Coolidge as TANYA MCQUOID-HUNT – A wealthy, unstable woman, traveling with her husband, Greg (Jon Gries), and assistant, Portia (Haley Lu Richardson).
Adam DiMarco as ALBIE DI GRASSO – Dominic’s (Michael Imperioli) son and Bert’s (F. Murray Abraham) grandson, Albie is a sweet and observant college grad, who often serves as his family’s peacekeeper.
Meghann Fahy as DAPHNE BABCOCK – A stay-at-home mom visiting Italy with her husband, Cameron (Theo James), and another couple, Ethan (Will Sharpe) and Harper (Aubrey Plaza).
Jon Gries as GREG – Tanya’s (Jennifer Coolidge) husband, who is less than pleased to find her assistant invited on their romantic getaway.
Beatrice Grannò as MIA – A Sicilian local, Mia is a talented singer in search of her big break.
Tom Hollander as QUENTIN – an English expat, vacationing with his friends and his nephew, Jack (Leo Woodall).
Sabrina Impacciatore as VALENTINA – The passionate, dedicated manager in charge of the White Lotus resort in Taormina, who expects perfection from her staff.
Michael Imperioli as DOMINIC DI GRASSO – A Hollywood producer visiting Sicily with his elderly father, Bert (F. Murray Abraham), and post-college son, Albie (Adam DiMarco), to explore their ancestral roots.
Theo James as CAMERON BABCOCK – A wildly successful businessman from a wealthy family, Cameron is vacationing with his wife Daphne (Meghann Fahy), his college roommate, Ethan (Will Sharpe), and Ethan’s wife, Harper (Aubrey Plaza).
Aubrey Plaza as HARPER SPILLER – Newly wealthy after her husband finds professional success, Harper and Ethan (Will Sharpe) are visiting Italy with Ethan’s college roommate, Cameron (Theo James), and Cameron’s wife, Daphne (Meghann Fahy).
Haley Lu Richardson as PORTIA – A small-town girl and recent college graduate, Portia is traveling with her boss, Tanya (Jennifer Coolidge), hoping for adventure.
Will Sharpe as ETHAN SPILLER – After recently striking professional success, Ethan and his wife, Harper (Aubrey Plaza), are invited to vacation in Italy with his college roommate, Cameron (Theo James), and Cameron’s wife, Daphne (Meghann Fahy).
Simona Tabasco as LUCIA– a Sicilian local who frequents the White Lotus resort in search of work and opportunity amongst the wealthy clientele.
Leo Woodall as JACK – a magnetic guest staying at The White Lotus with his uncle, Quentin (Tom Hollander).