Jacob Elordi knows he can’t pull off playing a high schooler much longer.
The “Priscilla” and “Saltburn” star said during “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” that to return to the high school halls for “Euphoria” Season 3 would require a bit of VFX magic…or a time jump. The Sam Levinson-created series is expected to return for a third installment in 2025 after Season 2 aired in 2022. The series debuted in June 2019 and has since landed 25 Emmy nominations and nine Emmy wins.
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As for “Euphoria,” Elordi added of a possible time jump for the show, “I’m assuming that we’ll have to go forward, otherwise it’s going to seem like a weird bit.”
HBO’s chairman and CEO Casey Bloys recently told The Wrap that “Euphoria” showrunner Levinson is currently writing Season 3 as of January 2024.
“He’s in the thick of it,” Bloys said. “So I don’t know that he is laying out what the future looks like. It’s just getting Season 3 done.”
Bloys added of wrapping up “Euphoria” soon, “I haven’t had a specific conversation with him about is this the end or what does it look like.”
Levinson previously teased to Elle that the third season will be a “film noir” centered on Zendaya’s lead character Rue as she “explores what it means to be an individual with principles in a corrupt world.” Zendaya is slated to direct an episode of Season 3, the first season sans Barbie Ferreira’s character Kat Hernandez after Ferreira announced her exit in August 2022.
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