Never Have I Ever Season 2: Netflix has renewed Mindy Kaling’s desi series for a second season. Here is everything you need to know.
Never Have I Ever is an American coming of age series. It revolves around an Indian girl, bought up in America who tries to get intimate with a boy of her dreams while dealing with everyday tussles with her mother, friends, and school. The first season of this series was aired on the 27th of April 2020 on Netflix. It was critically acclaimed and loved by viewers as well. On the 2nd of July 2020, Netflix renewed Mindy Kaling’s Desi Series for the second season. Here is everything you need to know about Never Have I Ever Season 2.
The creators of Never Have I Ever are Mindy Kaling and Lang Fischer who are the directors as well. The series is narrated by John McEnroe, an American tennis player, and comedian Andy Samberg. Never Have I Ever is partially based on Mindy Kaling’s real-life story, growing up in Boston. This series was praised for breaking Asian stereotypes.
Never Have I Ever Season 2 Plot
The story centers around Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) a teenager, who enters high school and pleads with her best friends Elanor and Fabiola to get boyfriends. Devi had a traumatic last year, as the person whom she loved the most, her dad passes away. This trauma causes her temporary paralysis and she was unable to walk for three months.
Devi struggles with her relationship with her Mom (Dr. Nalini), her cousin, and her two best friends. This breakdown made Devi ask her crush, Paxton that would he like to have sex with her. Later, Devi moved in with her nemesis Ben, as Nalini wanted to return to India and settle over there. Ben with the help of Devi’s friend convinces her to spread her father’s ashes with Nalini. Ben drives her to Malibu. Devi, Nalini, and Kamala spread Mohan’s ashes and she agrees to move back in with them.
Never Have I Ever Season 2 Cast
Expect all the lead stars to be back for the upcoming season. Here is the list of stars returning for season 2:
- Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi Vishwakumar
- Poorna Jagannathan as Dr. Nalini Vishwakumar, Devi’s mother
- Richa Moorjani as Kamala, Devi’s cousin
- Ben Gross as Ben Gross, Devi’s nemesis at school
- Darren Barne as Paxton Hall-Yoshida, Devi’s crush
- Lee Rodriguez as Fabiola Torres, one of Devi’s best friends
- Ramona Young as Eleanor Wong, one of Devi’s best friends
- Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohan Viswakumar, Devi’s father
- John McEnroe as himself, the narrator of the series
A few days back Netflix tweeted that filming had resumed. In a video shared, Netflix revealed that a new cast member would be joining the second season as a student. “The cast of Never Have I Ever is hard at work on Season 2 and want to introduce you to their newest co-star: @megansuri! She plays a new student at Sherman Oaks High, whose confidence and radiance will pose an immediate threat to Devi,” the official Netflix account tweeted.
The cast of Never Have I Ever is hard at work on Season 2 and want to introduce you to their newest co-star: @megansuri! She plays a new student at Sherman Oaks High, whose confidence and radiance will pose an immediate threat to Devi. pic.twitter.com/nC6k8NNr2o
— Netflix (@netflix) November 23, 2020
Megan Suri has appeared in other Netflix shows including Atypical and 13 Reasons Why. She tweeted: “I couldn’t have imagined being welcomed into a new show and family any better – you all are so sweet and I wish I could hug you all this support means the world to me, THANK YOU @neverhaveiever #nhie.”
I couldn’t have imagined being welcomed into a new show and family any better – you all are so sweet and I wish I could hug you all 🥺 this support means the world to me, THANK YOU 💘 @neverhaveiever #nhie
— Megan Suri (@megansuri) November 24, 2020
Is There A Trailer Yet?
There is no official trailer released yet and we can’t expect to see it soon because the renewal of this series was confirmed just a few days back.
Here’s the official confirmation tweet :
❗️❗️ MAITREYI GOT BANGS ❗️❗️ oh yeah, and Never Have I Ever got a season 2 🙃 pic.twitter.com/sHJhjQMmXb
— Never Have I Ever (@neverhaveiever) July 1, 2020
Production Status & Expected Release Date
We can expect the production work to start soon as the industry is coming back to work after Pandemic. Considering that the show takes around 6-8 months to complete production and other activities, we expect it to release around the same time as the first season i.e. April 2021.
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You can watch it over here: Never Have I Ever season 1