brand new season Excitement 9 on HBO Max and fans will be reunited with Rue, played by Emmy-winning actress Zendaya, after more than two years of waiting.
Maud Apatow as Lexi, Angus Claude as FaZe, Eric Dane as Cal, Alexa Demi as Maddie, Jacob Elordi as Nate, Barbie Ferreira as Kat, Nika King as Leslie , Storm Reid as Gia, Hunter Schaefer as Gia will also see the return. Elgie Smith as Jules, Mackey, Sidney Sweeney as Cassie, and Coleman Domingo as Ali.
Some new faces are also joining in for the second season. Excitement The world, from fellow drug addicts to new students and love interests.
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Meet new cast and characters in Excitement
In 2021, HBO Max announced that three new characters would join the cast. Excitement Season 2: Dominic Fick, Minka Kelly, and Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flannory Jr.
For the time being, the details of their characters are largely kept a secret, but thanks to some teaser details revealed in the interview, fans can get to know the new ones before they make their debut.
Dominic Fick (Elliott)
Dominic Fike is a 26-year-old singer, songwriter and musician from Florida. Over the past year, Fike has collaborated with Halsey, Kevin Abstract, Justin Bieber and Slowthai and even appeared as the lead single on Paul McCartney’s 2020 album, McCartney III Imagine.
Fike should have originally starred in Excitement Season 1, but the part he auditioned for was eventually written. He was then approached to star in Season 2 and thankfully, Fick said yes.
Now after waiting for more than two years, Excitement Marks Fike’s acting debut. Speaking to Variety, Fike described his character, Elliot, as a “homie” who finds himself as part of a love triangle with Rue and Jules.
He also shared that his character is very similar to him in real life.
“I don’t need to act much,” Fike said. “He’s just like me. It’s *** I will say and *** I will.”
Speaking about Fick’s character and Elliot’s importance to the story, Zendaya said: “There had been a lot of conversation over the years about where the show was going and what it was going to develop, and I remember When Sam first kind of talked about the idea of this Elliot character, I wasn’t feeling it – as someone who sends ‘rules’ to the bitter end.
“And I was like, ‘Wow, whoa, whoa, what are we doing here? But, looking back, and as someone who understands where the show is going to go and what these characters are supposed to be “It’s important that Elliot is there, and he’s someone who is honestly the catalyst for a lot of things that are yet to happen.”
Minka Kelly will star as an addicted housewife Excitement Season 2, reports Pink News.
Kelly is best known for her role as Lyla Garrity Friday night Lights, starring Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton.
Since 2018, Kelly has starred in HBO Max titans As Don Granger/Pigeon.
His other famous credits include Parenthood, Charlie’s Angels, And almost human.
Demetrius “Lil Meech” Flannory Jr.
Demetrius ‘Lil Meech’ Flanori is another rising actor, who made his acting debut this fall, playing the lead role and his real-life father Demetrius “Big Mitch” Flanori in Starz Black Mafia Family.
Apart from acting, the 21-year-old Flanorie is also known for his rap career as Lil Meech. He released his first song titled “Bad Habits” in 2019.
eagle eyes Excitement Fans will also see several casting calls in February 2021 and their descriptions offer some clues as to what kind of characters viewers may be introduced to in Season 2.
Jamieson (Lead): An outsider aged 18-25 who “may have a drug problem, may or may not.”
Bruce (assistant): producer of Excitement Were looking for an actor aged 30–50 to play Bruce, “a warm-minded person on probation with a history of crime”.
Darien: Darien is a 17-year-old who has been described as “outsider, sensitive, vulnerable and mischievous”.
Ray: Ray in Excitement Season 2 is “Charming with an Edge”
Ami: Ami is a drug addict and stripper who often can’t read the room.
Serena: Serena is a woman in her 50s who has been described as “sassy and tough”.
Excitement Season 2 premieres Sunday, January 9 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO Max.