Netflix confirmed Season 2 of You would be back by the end of the year. On Monday, Netflix announced the creepy thriller would return on 26 December a day after Christmas.
At first, the show was originally not intended to be a Netflix Original. Instead, it was a show from Lifetime. Lifetime had already released Season 1 of the show back in September 2018 with a not a very large audience. But with time, Lifetime decided to focus mainly on movies and drop the scripted shows.
That’s where Netflix comes in to save the show. Netflix picked up the show as a global Original and released the first season in its platform to the world on December 26th, and with its success, it will also be honoring the fans with the second season.
The story is all about the book store manager Joe Goldberg and his obsession with aspiring writer Guinevere Beck. After meeting Beck and claiming that she is the woman of his dreams, Joe doesn’t stop and continue to manipulate events and supersede the people in her life to ensure no one is coming in between, and she only belongs to him. With a deadly obsession comes a deadly decision, and motivation with that it’s not long before those that came in between Joe’s love has to face the fire of infatuation.
“You” Season 2 will see Joe move to Los Angeles after killing his girlfriend Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail) and Joe Goldberg after murdering Guinevere Beck, his former love has fled New York. It’s not long before Joe finds his new obsession in aspiring chef and health guru Love Quinn. But with Joe’s past always hanging, it would be interesting to watch how he can hide his troubled past from his new flame? According to co-creator Sera Gamble, the audience will get a glimpse of the murderous character’s childhood.
On 26 December the show will be returning with mixed of new and old characters. Badgley will be returning to play Joe once more in the new season, and he’s joined by new cast members Victoria Pedretti (The Haunting of Hill House), Robin Lord Taylor (Gotham), Charlie Barnett (Chicago Fire), Chris D’Elia (Undateable), James Scully (Heathers), and Jenna Ortega (Jane the Virgin).