HBO Offers Sneak Peek at Season 2 of “The White Lotus,” Which Will Star Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza’s career is blossoming

The 38-year-old half-Puerto Rican actress/comedian will star in the second season of HBO’s The White Lotus.

Aubrey PlazaThe premium cable channel offered a first look from the Sicily-based Season 2 via a promo that highlighted new and returning series coming up for release.

Jennifer Coolidge will be joined by her fellow The White Lotus original cast member Jon Gries in the HBO dark comedy’s second season.

The first season of the series – created, written, directed and executive produced by Mike White – was set at a tropical Hawaiian resort, following the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week. Coolidge portrayed Tanya McQuoid—a troubled vacationer mourning the loss of her mother—with Gries as her love interest, Greg.

While Tanya and Greg left Hawaii together after meeting on their respective trips, it hadn’t been confirmed until now that the characters remain together up through Season 2. The footage from the new promo shows Tanya holding onto Greg on the back off a motorcycle.

The White Lotus recently earned 20 Emmy nominations for its first season, with Coolidge among those landing their firstThe show’s first season ensemble also included Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Sydney Sweeney, Alexandra Daddario, Jack Lacy, Fred Hechinger, Brittany O’Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Steve Zahn, Lukas Gage and more.

Although it was initially presented as a limited series, The White Lotus was renewed for a second season in August, after debuting to critical acclaim and a No. 1 ranking on HBO.

The next edition of the series will follow a different group of vacationers as they book their stay at an Italian White Lotus property and settle in temporarily amongst its inhabitants.

In addition to Plaza, others joining The White Lotus in Season 2 include Will Sharpe, Sabrina Impacciatore, Theo James and Meghann Fahy, as well as F. Murray Abraham, Adam DiMarco, Tom Hollander, Michael Imperioli, Haley Lu Richardson, Leo Woodall, Beatrice Grannó and Simona Tabasco.

Harvey Guillén to Star in Dear Media’s New Scripted Rom-Com Audio Series “Bone, Marry, Bury”

Harvey Guillén is workin’ to the Bone (marry, bury)….

The 31-year-old Mexican American will star opposite Sarah Hyland in a scripted romantic comedy audio series from Dear Media, a female-focused podcast company.

Harvey GuillenThe What We Do In The Shadows star and Hyland will lead the cast of Bone, Marry, Bury, which has been developed in partnership with RomComPods.

The series, which will be released in February 2022, follows 26-year-old Allie, played by Hyland, who’s closing out the worst year of her life after recently being fired, dumped, and evicted. It starts with Allie on New Year’s Eve, where she plans to get wasted and leave this mess of the year behind. Little does she know that the NYE party she’s about to attend will be life-changing but not for the reason she thinks. Through the omniscient narrator, her best friend Gabe, played by Guillén, that by the end of the month, Allie will Bone, Marry, and Bury three different people… and they’re all at this party.

It also stars Tommy Martinez, Adam Pally, Josie Totah. It will also feature the likes of Heather McMahan, Frankie Jonas, Punam Patel, Lukas Gage, and Trixie Mattel.

Bone, Marry, Bury was created, written, directed and exec produced by RomComPodsBecca Freeman and Rachael King. Guillén will serve as a producer on the project.

Dear Media, which was founded by Michael Bosstick in 2018, is behind more than 80 podcasts including The Dissenters, co-hosted by Debra Messing, and Lipstick on the Rim with Molly Sims.

“Dear Media has grown enormously since we launched in 2018 and we aren’t slowing down. This year, we have been working on a large slate of shows that our listeners haven’t heard from us yet and we are so excited to expand into different categories and formats. As our first scripted series, Bone, Marry, Bury, hits the mark on our capabilities as a company and we’re excited for listeners to tune in,” said Bosstick.

“Bone, Marry, Bury started as a kernel of an idea that was totally outside our normal wheelhouse, but we just couldn’t stop thinking about,” said King. “We could not have dreamed of a better partner for this project than Dear Media who gave us so much creative freedom and encouragement to push the limits on this truly unhinged comedy.”