Natasha Rothwell is again on The White Lotus. Rothwell starred in Season 1 as Belinda, an overworked spa supervisor at a Hawaiian resort. She and nearly all of the present’s solid members didn’t return for Season 2, which was set in Sicily, Italy; nevertheless, on Wednesday, Rothwell introduced on Twitter that she’ll seem within the present’s upcoming third season.
The information is the primary casting announcement for Season 3, which can reportedly be set in Thailand. Based on Selection, sequence creator Mike White has begun scouting places within the nation to movie the following season.
For her work in Season 1, Rothwell landed a supporting actress Emmy nomination within the restricted sequence class for her efficiency. She acted alongside Jennifer Coolidge, who received the Emmy class for taking part in the rich and lonely Tanya McQuoid.
Coolidge and Jon Gries, who performed Tanya’s conniving husband Greg, have been the one Season 1 actors to return in Season 2, which featured new characters performed by the likes of Aubrey Plaza, Michael Imperioli, Meghann Fahy, Will Sharpe, and Theo James.
A lot of what’s to return in Season 3 remains to be a thriller. White first hinted at it happening at a resort in Asia instantly after the Season 2 finale aired. Within the “Unpacking Season 2: Episode 7” clip that adopted the Dec. 11 finale, White mentioned he needed to painting a “satirical and humorous take a look at demise and Jap faith and spirituality” after specializing in cash in Season 1 and intercourse in Season 2.
There’s an argument to be made about whether or not karma exists within the present’s universe. Spoiler alert: On the finish of the primary season, Tanya doesn’t make good on a promise to Belinda that she’d fund a brand new spa enterprise enterprise. Within the Season 2 finale, Tanya dies whereas making an attempt to flee from a ship of homosexual males making an attempt to homicide her.
It’s unclear whether or not Belinda shall be returning once more as a White Lotus worker. Maybe she’s managed to change into one of many elite visitors staying on the luxurious resort. Possibly Tanya left Belinda some cash in her will? Who is aware of! Effectively, Mike White, in all probability.