We finally have a premiere date for The White Lotus Season 2!
HBO on Friday revealed the Emmy®-winning series from Mike White returns for a second installment of seven episodes debuting on Sunday, October 30 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
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.
As for what we can expect on The White Lotus Season 2, HBO shared the following logline:
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, Tom Hollander, Sabrina Impacciatore, Michael Imperioli, Theo James, Aubrey Plaza, Haley Lu Richardson, Will Sharpe, Simona Tabasco, and Leo Woodall.
HBO also dropped some character descriptions:
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).
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