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Heartstopper announces casting call for exciting new role for season 2 – with LGBTQ+ actors encouraged to apply

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and you’re an aspiring actor, then this might be the calling you’ve been waiting for.The coming-of-age Netflix drama has achieved roaring success with its first season, so much so that it’s been renewed for two more instalments – with filming set to start later this year.Starring Kit Connor as Nick Nelson and Joe Locke as Charlie Spring, Heartstopper follows the rugby lad and his form buddy as they fall in love and embark on a secret relationship – forced to keep it on the down-low since Nick hasn’t yet come out.It’s an emotional rollercoaster to say the least, but the show – based on the graphic novels by Alice Oseman – has acquired millions of fans across the globe.As production for season 2 fast approaches, casting directors have announced that they’re looking for someone to play an exciting new role.The casting call, which was posted on social media, shared that the crew are looking for a plus-size actor of British South Asian heritage who identifies as female or non-binary.And weâre off!

Season 2 Casting!!! ð³ï¸ââ§ï¸ð³ï¸âðð³ï¸ââ§ï¸ð³ï¸âðð³ï¸ââ§ï¸ð³ï¸âðð³ï¸ââ§ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸â¤ï¸âð½Please RT yaâll ð#HeartstopperNetflix @AliceOseman @Heartstopper_TV @see_saw_films pic.twitter.com/jHF8AuYrnFThey will be playing the role of Sahar Zahid, a character from the comics whom diehard fans were hoping would make an appearance in the next series.Sahar is 16-years-of age and in year 11 at Higgs school for girls, which is also attended by Elle Argent, played by Yasmin Finney.The teen is described as ‘no nonsense, independent, and a little cynical at times.’Casting directors clarified that Sahar is the only role they will be casting through open auditions, stating that any hopefuls must be available from autumn 2022, suggesting filming.

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