XO, Kitty is an American romantic comedy-drama series. Created by Jenny Han, the title dropped on Netflix on May 18, 2023. It is a spinoff of the To All The Boys film series. This is the first Netflix original spinoff of a Netflix original movie. The show received overall positive reviews and was renewed for a second season in June 2023.
This renewal came only a month after the premiere of the first season. It is no surprise, as the XO, Kitty performed quite well on the streaming platform.
What is XO, Kitty about?
Katherine “Kitty” Covey, sister of To All The Boys’ Lara Jean, is in a long-distance relationship with her South Korean boyfriend Dae. She received a full scholarship to study at the Korean Independent School of Seoul, where her boyfriend also studies. Not only this, Kitty’s late mom had also been a student at that school. Therefore, to stay close to Dae and feel her connection with her mom, Kitty convinces her dad to let her go. The series revolves around various aspects of love, friendship, and heartbreak and has received attention in more than 50 countries.
The synopsis for XO, Kitty on Netflix states:
A new love story unfolds when teen matchmaker Kitty reunites with her long-distance boyfriend at the same boarding school attended by her late mother.
Is XO, Kitty Season 2 Under Production?
The series, with its main shooting location in South Korea, is set to begin the three-month-long shoot between April and June this year. However, it can be rescheduled, depending on the circumstances and when the filming date is near.
XO, Kitty Season 2 Cast
There has been no official casting announcement for the second season. However, the key cast members will definitely reprise their roles. They include Anna Cathcart, Choi Min-young, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Anthony Keyvan, Regan Aliyah, and Peter Thurnwald.
Moreover, there will be three new characters in the upcoming season. The first new series regular will be Sophie, a Korean American girl who is a last-minute transfer on an exchange program. Another member will be Mr. Choi, a talent manager, who will fund an arts program at the Korean Independent School of Seoul. Lastly, another character called Young will be added this season; he is queer and will give competition to the series’ protagonist.’
XO, Kitty Season 2 Release Date
It is expected that the series will be released in 2025, as it was not mentioned in the list of 2024 releases. However, Netflix also mentioned that the release dates and titles could be changed, and not all 2024 releases are included in the reveal.
From this write-up, we can conclude that XO, Kitty will be back for another season very soon. Meanwhile, those who are unfamiliar with the first season can binge-watch this rom-com on Netflix.