Did Johnny Knoxville Just Spoil The Location Of The Next ‘White Lotus’ Season?
Johnny Knoxville couldn’t assist himself: He simply needed to reveal the place the subsequent season of “The White Lotus” would possibly happen.
In an interview Thursday for Vulture, the “Jackass” star was reflecting on the cancellation of “Reboot,” a Hulu comedy that marked Knoxville’s first common scripted TV function, when reporter Devon Ivie mentioned he ought to be a part of the HBO collection.
“Are you kidding? Mike White is a very close friend of mine,” Knoxville instructed the outlet, referring to the present’s creator. “He and I had been in Tokyo together. I think that’s where the next … oh, I’m not giving anything away. I might call him again as soon as this is over.”
Whether “The White Lotus,” which mined themes of wealth and privilege in its first two seasons, is definitely heading to Japan stays unclear. It would definitely mark a shift from the earlier settings of Italy and Hawaii — however Tokyo’s vibrant nightlife may very well be an thrilling backdrop for the collection.
White, who lately accepted a Golden Globe for Best Limited Series, beforehand has hinted at what’s to come back as nicely. In a featurette in regards to the second season’s finale, he even referenced the Far East — probably corroborating Knoxville’s slip-up.
“The first season highlighted money, and then the second season is sex,” mentioned White. “I think the third season, it would be maybe a satirical and funny look at death in Eastern religion and spirituality. It feels like it could be a rich tapestry to do another round at White Lotus.”
The present, which follows a brand new group of neurotic friends at totally different branches of the titular lodge every season, has turn into a flagship collection for HBO. Notably, it reinvigorated Jennifer Coolidge’s profession, giving her a Golden Globe win final month.
“You’ve sort of changed my life in a million different ways” Coolidge mentioned in her acceptance speech. “My neighbors are speaking to me, things like that. No, I mean it! None of those people — I was never invited to one party on my hill, and now everyone’s inviting me!”
The collection’ future is being saved below wraps for now, although there have been ideas that actors from the primary and second seasons could return. Connie Britton, as an illustration, instructed Deadline final 12 months that her character would possibly keep on the White Lotus once more.
“[White] wanted me to be in the second season, and there was an idea that I loved for the character,” she instructed the outlet. “We’re hoping to [do] that in the third season. I would love to see a spinoff on every character in that show.”