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- The “Yellowjackets” season two premiere is now streaming on Showtime.
- The Emmy nominated series follows a group of teenagers who survive a plane crash.
- A Showtime subscription costs $11/month, or you can get it with Paramount Plus for $12/month.
Showtime’s hit survival-thriller series “Yellowjackets” returned for a second season on March 24. The first season received seven Emmy nominations, including outstanding drama series.
The show follows the Yellowjackets, a 1996 high school girls’ soccer team, after their plane crashes in the mountains. The series jumps between different time periods, focusing on the girls as teenagers, lost in the wilderness after the crash, and as adult survivors 25 years later, when their actions begin to catch up to them. Picking up after the twisted events of the season one finale, “Yellowjackets” season two is set to reveal more survivors and hidden truths.
Check out the trailer for ‘Yellowjackets’ season 2
The returning cast of the adult characters in “Yellowjackets” includes Melanie Lynskey as Shauna, Juliette Lewis as Natalie, Christina Ricci as Misty, and Tawny Cypress as Taissa. The teenage versions of the characters are played by Sophie Nélisse, Sophie Thatcher, Sammi Hanratty, and Jasmin Savoy Brown, respectively. New cast members include Elijah Wood, Lauren Ambrose, and Simone Kessell.
How to watch ‘Yellowjackets’ season 2
You can watch “Yellowjackets” season two with a subscription to Showtime. The first episode began streaming early on March 24 and will premiere on the Showtime cable network on March 26 at 9 p.m. ET. You can also stream the entire first season on Showtime.
A subscription to Showtime costs $11 a month for full access to the premium network’s programming and library. You can also get Showtime as an add-on subscription through Hulu, Prime Video, or Apple TV for the same price. For access to even more entertainment, you can bundle Paramount Plus with Showtime for $12 a month.
The Showtime app is compatible on most mobile devices, smart TV, and media players from major brands like Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, and Fire TV. Check out Showtime’s website for the full list of supported devices.
Can I watch ‘Yellowjackets’ for free?
You can stream “Yellowjackets” for free by signing up for Showtime’s seven-day free trial. If you sign up for Showtime’s trial through Sling TV, you can get one month free. New subscribers to Paramount Plus can also get a free one-week trial for the Showtime-Paramount Plus bundle.
No matter which option you choose, if you want to watch all of “Yellowjackets” season two for free, we recommend signing up for your trial after the finale airs on May 26.
How many episodes will ‘Yellowjackets’ season 2 have?
“Yellowjackets” season two will have a total of nine episodes. Showtime will release new episodes weekly every Sunday.
Has ‘Yellowjackets’ been renewed for more seasons?
“Yellowjackets” has already been renewed for season three. This was confirmed by Showtime in December 2022.
Is ‘Yellowjackets’ based on a true story?
“Yellowjackets” is a fictional story partially influenced by the 1954 novel “Lord of the Flies.” However, elements of the plot’s plane crash, including its location in the mountains, the survivors’ length in the wilderness, the cannibalism, and the passengers being a sports team, are inspired by the true story of the 1972 Andes flight disaster.
The real-life Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashed in the Andes mountains carrying 45 passengers and crew, which included the Old Christians Club rugby team and their families. The initial crash left 33 survivors, though only 16 were still alive at the time of rescue two months later.
Is ‘Yellowjackets’ worth watching?
Critics and audiences agree that “Yellowjackets” is worth watching. The first season holds a coveted “Certified Fresh 100%” score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. “Yellowjackets” season two has followed suit by debuting with a “Certified Fresh 100%” score from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.
“Yellowjackets” has been praised for its genre blending style, engrossing central mystery, and cast performances. For fans of survival dramas, horror/thriller mysteries, and the cast, this series is well worth a watch.