Season Two Of HBO’s BETTY Debuts June 11
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MAY 19, 2021 -- Based on creator Crystal Moselle’s 2018 Sundance hit “Skate Kitchen,” BETTY will return to HBO for a second season FRIDAY, JUNE 11 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT). The series follows five young women on journeys of self-discovery against the backdrop of New York City’s male-dominated skateboarding scene. The six-episode season will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.
In season two, our five protagonists are stepping firmly into womanhood and tackling all the challenges it brings. As they navigate the pressures of adulthood, their male counterparts start to step up, step in, and become true allies, forming a united front for the greater good. Set in the last chapter of 2020, the season captures the pandemic in New York City, where masks and outside activities are the norm.
This season stars Nina Moran as “Kirt,” Dede Lovelace as “Janay,” Moonbear as “Honeybear,” Rachelle Vinberg as “Camille” and Ajani Russell as “Indigo.”
Recurring cast this season include: Katerina Tannenbaum (AJ and the Queen) as Honeybear’s girlfriend, “Ash”; Andrew Darnell as Janay’s adversarial love interest, “Sylvester”; Lil’ Dre as Camille’s new skating partner and content collaborator, “Tai”; Chef Roblé Ali as Janay’s cousin, “Jzabel”; Rad Pereira (HBO’s “High Maintenance”) as “Victoria,” Honeybear and Ash’s alluring third; Isabel Palma as betty “Shelby”; Eisa Davis (HBO’s “The Wire”) as Indigo’s mom, “Jeanne”; Danielle Melendez (“Skate Kitchen”) as Indigo’s sugarbaby guide, “Paloma”; Aya Aldamin as the crew’s beloved “Deli Mama”; Florence Pedrosa Blake Mourad as Honeybear’s “Grandma Sue”; Alexander Cooper (“Skate Kitchen”), Raekwon Haynes (White Boy Rick), Moisés Acevedo (“Remember Me”), Judah Lang (“Skate Kitchen”), Joe Apollonio (“High Fidelity”), and Sage Ceasar as skater boys “Charlie,” “Philip,” “Micah,” “Scruffy,” “Joe,” and “Teddy.”
Season 2, Episode 1 “Octopussy”
Debut Date: FRIDAY, JUNE 11 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Kirt’s (Nina Moran) (probably) on a quest. Indigo’s (Ajani Russell) grocery gig isn’t cutting it. Honeybear (Moonbear) and Ash (Katerina Tannenbaum) are all in. Camille’s (Rachelle Vinberg) got flow. Winterbowl’s a bust, and Janay’s (Dede Lovelace) not here for the new guy.
Written by Moshe Kasher; Directed by Crystal Moselle
Season 2, Episode 2 “Blue Is The Warmest Threesome”
Debut Date: FRIDAY, JUNE 18 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
While Janay (Dede Lovelace) leads the search for a new winter skate spot, Kirt (Nina Moran) holds court, Indigo (Ajani Russell) plays the game, and Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) has sponsorship struggles. We see you, Honeybear (Moonbear)!
Written by Ben Snyder; Directed by Crystal Moselle
Season 2, Episode 3 “Sugar We’re Going Down, Swinging”
Debut Date: FRIDAY, JUNE 25 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Kirt (Nina Moran) gains some notoriety. In exchange for a favor, Indigo (Ajani Russell) helps Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) take photos. Honeybear (Moonbear) expands her horizons. A neighbor pops into the new skate spot, while Janay (Dede Lovelace) struggles to keep the boys in check. You got her back, Sylvester (Andrew Darnell)?
Written by Wally Baram & Aida Osman; Directed by Crystal Moselle
Season 2, Episode 4 “Sweet Tooth”
Debut Date: FRIDAY, JULY 2 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Kirt (Nina Moran) enlists Shelby (Isabel Palma) on a mission. Honeybear (Moonbear) and Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) have second thoughts. Indigo (Ajani Russell) looks to make a buck by any means. Janay (Dede Lovelace) and Sylvester (Andrew Darnell) are kind of a thing?
Written by Crystal Moselle & Rachelle Vinberg; Directed by Crystal Moselle
Season 2, Episode 5 “Good Luck With That”
Debut Date: FRIDAY, JULY 9 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Everyone’s in their feelings at the squat Halloween party. Camille (Rachelle Vinberg) tries to make amends, Honeybear (Moonbear) acts out, Janay’s (Dede Lovelace) tired of taking it slow, and Indigo’s (Ajani Russell) not having any of it. Come on now, Kirt (Nina Moran) – practice what you preach!
Written by Naima Ramos-Chapman; Directed by Crystal Moselle
Season 2, Episode 6 “The Let Out”
Debut Date: FRIDAY, JULY 16 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Confessions. Breakthroughs. New beginnings. The party’s over, and it’s time to come home.
Written by Sabaah Folayan; Directed by Crystal Moselle
BETTY is directed by Crystal Moselle; executive produced by Crystal Moselle, Alliah Sophia Mourad, Igor Srubshchik, Jason Weinberg, and Annie Schmidt.
Source Warner Media
May 19, 2021 10:00am ET by Pressparty