The second season of HBO’s comedy-drama The White Lotus will be filmed in Sicily, confirming that Season 2 will take place in Italy, according to Variety. In addition, Season 1 fan-favorite Jennifer Coolidge’s Tanya McQuoid will return for Season 2.
According to the outlet’s sources, a “Four Seasons Hotel will stand in for White’s fictional luxury chain of White Lotus hotels,” namely the Four Seasons San Domenica Palace in the Sicilian exclusive resort town of Taormina. Variety further reports that the San Domenica Palace’s website has closed to guests until April 1.
The White Lotus Season 2 will also star Michael Imperioli, Aubrey Plaza, F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hollander, Adam DiMarco, and Haley Lu Richardson.
Imperioli is set to play Dominic Di Grasso, who travels to the White Lotus resort with his elderly father Bert Di Grasso (Abraham) and college graduate son (DiMarco). Plaza is Harper Spiller, a woman on vacation with her husband and his friends.
Hollander stars as Quentin, an English expat vacationing with his friends and his nephew. Richardson will play Portia, a young woman traveling with her boss.
The White Lotus is created, written, and directed by Mike White (Enlightened). It is executive produced by White, David Bernard, Mark Kamine, and Nick Hall.
The first season starred Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Natasha Rothwell, Steve Zahn, Sydney Sweeney, Brittany O’Grady, Jake Lacy, Alexandra Daddario, Molly Shannon, Jennifer Coolidge, and Fred Hechinger.