It’s been a yr since Sweet Magnolias arrived on Netflix in all its sudsy glory.
Unfortunately, it could be a yr earlier than we lay eyes on new episodes because the sequence is concentrating on a 2022 premiere for Sweet Magnolias Season 2.
We can thank COVID-19 for that one, you guys.
While particulars have been scarce on Sweet Magnolias Season 2 ever because it acquired introduced, we now have some readability on which characters can be taking heart stage, thanks to Deadline.
The Netflix drama sequence primarily based on Sherryl Woods’ beloved sequence of novels has promoted Jamie Lynn Spears, Dion Johnson, and Brandon Quinn to sequence regulars.
Spears performs Noreen Fitzgibbons on the sequence, the previous mistress of Bill Townsend, Maddie’s now ex-husband.
Noreen emerged as a agency fan-favorite amongst followers of the sequence.
Spears introduced a sure heat to the character, and for those who watched your complete first season of Sweet Magnolias, then you realize her return in a extra outstanding position goes to be welcomed with open arms by the followers.
In truth, Spears appeared in 10 episodes of the primary season, so she was properly on her option to garnering a promotion.
As for Johnstone, he performs Erik Whitley, the sous chef at Sullivan’s restaurant.
Quinn performs Ronnie Sullivan, Dana Sue’s estranged husband, who made a shock return to city on the shut of the freshman season.
The returning cast for Season 2 contains JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, Heather Headley, Logan Allen, Anneliese Judge, Carson Rowland, Justin Bruening, and Chris Klein.
While the sequence snagged a renewal final yr, it emerged in December that no episodes had really been filmed, with followers questioning the longer term of the show.
“We have not began taking pictures Season 2 but. We wish to get again to it as rapidly as we are able to, however we’re nonetheless engaged on the main points,” showrunner Sheryl J. Anderson advised Parade.
“I do not wish to jinx it. We know it is laborious to attend, however we recognize everybody’s persistence, and we’re assured that we’ll take them locations in Season 2 that may have interaction, delight and luxury them–perhaps in that order.”
Netflix beforehand renewed — and subsequently canceled — The Society and GLOW, amongst others.
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