Netflix has officially ordered XO, Kitty Season 2 of Jenny Han’s latest coming-of-age romantic dramedy, based on the hit To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before film trilogy. The renewal comes almost a month after the release of the series spin-off’s first 10 episodes, which charted in the streamer’s top 10 in 90 countries in its first week.
More details on the next part are still being kept secret, but the main cast is expected to return, including Anna Cathcart, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Gia Kim, Choi Min-young and Anthony Keyvan. The first season ended with Kitty being sent home after being expelled from the Korean Independent School of Seoul.
What is XO, Kitty about?
“Teenage matchmaker Kitty Song Covey thinks she knows everything about love,” reads the synopsis. “But when she travels halfway across the world to see her long-distance boyfriend, she quickly realizes that relationships are much more complicated when your heart is at stake.”
XO, Kitty is a half-hour comedy for young adults directed by Jennifer Arnold, Jeff Chan, Pamela Romanowsky and Katina Medina Mora. Cathcart is joined by Choi Min-Yeong (Dream Palace) as Dae, Anthony Keyvan (Love, Victor) as Q, Peter Thurnwald (Player) as Alex, Regan Aliyah (Club Mickey Mouse) as Juliana, Yunjin Kim (Lost) as Jina , Michael K. Lee as Professor Lee and Jocelyn Shelfo (The Summer I Turned Pretty) as Madison, with newcomers Gia Kim as Yuri and Sang Heon Lee as Min Ho.
XO, Kitty was created and produced by writer Jenny Han, who serves as showrunner along with Sascha Rothchild. It’s also unclear if any of the film’s cast will appear in the series. It is a production of ACE Entertainment and Awesomeness Studios. Executive Producers are Rothchild and Matt Kaplan of ACE Entertainment. The pilot was co-written by Han and Siobhan Vivian.
The film trilogy is based on Han’s best-selling book series and starred: Lana Condor (Deadly Class), Noah Centineo (Black Adam), John Corbett (Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll), Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars) and 13 Reasons Why is Ross Butler? It was a breakthrough hit for Netflix, garnering solid viewership across all three films and receiving extremely positive reviews from all critics.