The White Lotus goes to THAILAND! Season three of the hit HBO present might be shot within the Southeast Asian nation as creator Mike White scouts places
After seasons set in Hawaii and Italy, The White Lotus will reportedly set its upcoming third season in Thailand.
Mike White, the creator and sole author and director of the hit HBO collection, has been scoping out the Southeast Asian nation in current weeks, a number of sources advised Selection.
Jackass star Johnny Knoxville — a buddy of White — beforehand set off hypothesis that she present is likely to be set in Tokyo, after he talked about that the 2 had spent a while within the metropolis, although it seems White’s actual focus was elsewhere in Asia.
White had beforehand teased that the season could be set in Asia, and he name-dropped Japan, although it is unclear if his focus shifted or if Thailand has lengthy been the supposed location.
HBO has declined to touch upon the placement.
New location: The White Lotus will movie its third season in Thailand, a number of sources advised Selection; Jennifer Coolidge pictured on the primary season of the collection
Discover the right spot: Mike White, the creator and sole author and director of the hit HBO collection, has reportedly been scouting places in Thailand; seen March 5 in LA
To this point, no particulars on the ensemble forged of the third season have been introduced, although it should doubtless featured a largely new assortment of stars.
Nevertheless, the second season did function return characters performed by Jon Gries and Jennifer Coolidge.
The earlier two seasons have been set in fictional White Lotus motels, however they had been shot on the premises of 4 Seasons motels in Hawaii and Sicily.
Selection famous that the luxurious lodge chain has 4 places all through Thailand in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samui and the Golden Triangle.
The outlet famous that the totally different places are situated within the metropolis, out within the countryside, within the lush jungle and at a shocking seaside location, leaving White with loads of choices for the place to set his subsequent season.
White has telegraphed an Asian location by hinting that the subsequent season would take care of ‘demise and Jap faith and spirituality’ throughout a post-episode interview on HBO Max.
‘The primary season form of highlighted cash, after which the second season is intercourse,’ mentioned the 52-year-old actor, author and director.
‘I feel the third season could be perhaps a satirical and humorous have a look at demise and Jap faith and spirituality. It feels prefer it could possibly be a wealthy tapestry to do one other spherical at White Lotus,’ he mentioned.
Globe trotting: The primary season was set in Hawaii (pictured) and the second was set in Sicily. The present received 10 Emmy and a number of different awards; (L–R) Brittany O’Grady, Sydney Sweeney and Murray Bartlett pictured
Even higher: Season two garnered much more acclaim and was a success for the community. It follows a gaggle of vacationers who fire up drama on the unique resort; (L–R) Aubrey Plaza, Will Sharpe, Theo James and Meghann Fahy
Profession revival: Amongst these honored was two-time star Jennifer Coolidge, who is nice associates with White; seen February 26 in LA
The primary two seasons had been a vital hit and a fan favourite for HBO.
The primary season received 10 Emmy awards and cleaned up at a number of different award ceremonies.
Amongst these honored was two-time star Jennifer Coolidge, who is nice associates with White.
The curiosity within the first season helped reinvigorate her profession, resulting in her triumphant return within the second season, together with a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe and two Display screen Actors Guild Awards.