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Heartstopper Season 3: Is It Happening? Everything We Know So Far

Heartstopper Season 3

Heartstopper is a British show that came out two years ago and became a success due to its comedy and overall reliability. It mixes romance with drama to tell a coming-of-age story. The show has also been lauded for its inclusivity of LGBTQ+ actors and other things.

Heartstopper Season 3
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The second season premiered in August 2023 and since then fans have been demanding Heartstopper Season 3. If you want to know if it’s happening, we will be delving into this topic so continue reading to find all the answers.

What Happened At The End of Heartstopper Season 2?

Heartstopper is the creation of Alice Oseman who has also written it. She has adapted it from her namesake graphic novel and webcomic. It is about Charlie Spring (played by Joe Locke) and Nick Nelson (played by Kit Connor), two school-going kids who fall in love.

Apart from their love, the story also glimpses into the lives of people around them including their friends and family. Emile Sherman, Jamie Laurenson, Hakan Kousetta, Patrick Walters, Alice Oseman, Iain Canning, and Euros Lyn are the executive producers of the show. The first season premiered on April 22nd, 2022 on Netflix and it was followed by another season on August 2023.

The final episode of the second season showcased Nick finally breaking out of his apprehensions and announcing his sexuality on Instagram with his followers and friends. We also see the love between Elle and Tao finally blossoming.

The friends of Nick skip the prom night at their school to reach his house for the celebration. A very sweet moment happens when Charlie tells Nick about the time he was bullied in school. The two come closer before the episode ends.

Is Heartstopper Season 3 Happening?

In March 2024, Netflix officially announced that Heartstopper Season 3 will happen and it will be released in October 2024. Its shooting happened between October and December of 2023. The makers have not announced a specific release date or number of episodes for it.

What To Expect From It?

Heartstopper Season 3 will continue telling the story of Nick and Charlie as they are opening up to each other slowly. We can also see the plots revolving around their friends. The prior two seasons had a gentle touch towards the storytelling so the same is expected from the future season. The sensible portrayal is another thing that championed the prior seasons and made them award-winning.

Who Will Be In The Cast?

There are going to be some major changes in terms of the casting of Heartstopper Season 3. Kit Connor and Joe Locke are going to return as Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring respectively. They are the anchors of the story so it’s hard to imagine the season moving forward in their absence.

Olivia Colman’s performance as Sarah Nelson who is the mother of Nick as well as David was loved. However, she won’t be returning for Heartstopper Season 3.

Who Will Be In The Cast?
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Sebastian Croft who became popular as Ben Hope in the first two seasons, will not be returning for the third time. There are three new additions as well to compensate for the exit of Coleman and Croft. Jonathan Bailey has been cast to portray Jack Maddox who is a Classicist. His role will be small but really impactful.

The makers had dropped a video also to announce and welcome him. Hayley Atwell is also joining the cast as Diane who is the aunty of Nick. In the third season, the two will go on to Menorca Island to have some fun holiday time. Apart from them, Eddie Marsan is also joining Heartstopper Season 3 as Geoff who is the therapist of Charlie.


Heartstopper has been a really successful show for Netflix. Its tender depiction of homosexual love in school has made fans fall heavily in love with it. The characters of this show are well-written and non-toxic which elevates the fun of watching them. The second season ended on a note that left everyone wanting to see more about Charlie and Nick. Heartstopper Season 3 is happening so fans just need to wait for a few months to watch their exciting story of love.

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