‘Emily in Paris’ Season 2: Coming to Netflix in December 2021 & Everything We Know So Far

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Emily in Paris season 2 – Image: Netflix

Emilie in Paris finished filming its second season in September and after a short wait we now hear that Season 2 is coming to Netflix in December 2021. Here is a summary of everything we know so far about Emilie in Paris season 2.

The Netflix Original comedy-drama series premiered by Sex and the city creator Darren Star. One of the many, Darren Star is also an executive producer on the series, with production of the original handled by his own company, Darren Star Productions, although it is also produced by Firstep Productions in Paris and Jax Media.

While often criticized (more on that in a second), the series is clearly a hit for Netflix and has garnered a bunch of nominations for the Emmys that will take place later in 2021. The two nominations the series picked up included the production design for an exceptional narrative program and comedy series.

Emilie in Paris Netflix Season 2 Release Date

With the release of the trailer, we can now confirm that season 2 of Emilie in Paris is coming to Netflix on Wednesday 22 December 2021.

Emilie in Paris Season 2 Netflix Renewal Status

Netflix Official Renewal Status: Renewed (Last Updated: 11/11/2020)

On November 11, 2020, Netflix confirmed that Emilie in Paris would get another season. In the video posted on various social platforms, the cast comes together saying the word “Deux” which is French for two.

As of the publication of this Season 2 preview, Emilie in Paris has been available to stream on Netflix for just under two weeks. Around this time, the Original series became the most popular series on Netflix in several regions before being dethroned by The Haunting of Bly’s Mansion.

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Despite a controversial start to life on Netflix, with many French critics calling the series for its stereotypical portrayal of the French, Emilie in Paris has gained monumental cover and fandom. Darren Cross, the show’s creator, ignored these criticisms and simply said he was glad people were watching the show.

As of November 11, the series has been in the top 10 on Netflix US for 29 days combined. In the UK, that number is even larger, as it is always on the top 10 list for 40 consecutive days.

Despite the show’s popularity in the top 10, Netflix has never given official figures on how many people have watched the series.

Emily in Paris Production status of season 2

Actual status: Post-production (last update: 08/10/2021)

The production of season 2 was scheduled to begin at the end of April 2021 according to ProductionWeekly which lists the shooting of the second season from April 26, 2021 to July 19, 2021.

However, in an interview with the AP, Darren Star said production would actually start on May 3, 2021 and like clockwork, production finally began on May 3. If the series takes place on a similar timeline as mentioned above, production is expected to end in late July.

It will then take several months for post-production and localization before coming to Netflix.

During the course of its shooting, we were able to see many shots of the production behind the scenes as it often shoots outdoors in the streets of Paris.

Here is a bunch of shots that were taken behind the scenes.

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May 4, 2021 in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France. (Photo by Arnold Jerocki / GC Images)

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Filming “Emily in Paris” at the Louvre on May 17, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pierre Suu / GC Images)

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Shot on May 18, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki / GC Images)

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Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell on the set of Emily’s Season II in Paris on June 22, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki / GC Images)

France Bleu reports that the filming took place at Place de l’Estrapade which is close to the Panthéon, once again suggesting that it has not moved any apartments.

Cnews.com also took some great photos that feature a unique dolly photo to be expected in Season 2.

Filming for the series’ first season took place in Paris in August 2019 (which is scheduled to be redone despite the pandemic), with additional scenes filmed in Chicago in November 2019. The series was then discontinued in October. 2020, marking 14 months between the start of filming and the series’ release.

On August 4, 2021, Lily J Collins posted that it was her last day of filming with Netflix Phillippines posting the next day to confirm filming was over.

On the Instagram post, Lily wrote:

Last day of shooting and I can’t imagine ending on a more perfect note with my partner in crime @emilyinparis. I’m not crying, you’re crying! …

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Last day on the set of Emily in Paris season 2 – Photo: lilyjcollins / Instagram

The next day Lily posted again with the following:

“We’re officially excited about Emily in Paris season 2 and I still can’t believe it. Being in Paris with my family and with these cast and crew for the past 4 months and on set for 67 days was the most memorable experience and I will cherish every second of it. I am grateful to this team and all the joy and smiles they bring to work every day. You make it magical. I look forward to you see what we have in store for the second round. See you soon! Kisses!… ”

At the earliest we could see the release of Netflix Emilie in Paris season 2 at the end of 2021, however, 2022 looks more likely at this point.

What to expect from the second season of Emilie in Paris

In an interview with Oprah Magazine, creator Darren Star gave a glimpse of what to expect from the second season of Emilie in Paris:

“In season 2, she is [Emily] will become more of the fabric of the world in which she lives. She will be more of a city resident. She will have a little more feet on the ground. She makes her life there.

After the end of the season, it looks like Emily is enjoying her life in Paris.

Emily and Gabriel finally gave in to their attraction to each other, so expect to see their budding relationship explored in Season 2. With Gabriel’s ex Camille still on the scene, we can expect. to see potentially embarrassing moments.

We can also see other supporting actors explored, as Star expressed in another interview with Vanity Fair.

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Emily (Lily Collins) and Gabriel (Lucas Bravo) – Copyright. Netflix

First Look at Emily in Paris Season 2

On September 23, 2021, Netflix released some first photos from the new season:

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First photo of Emily in Paris season 2

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First photo of Emily in Paris season 2

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First photo of Emily in Paris season 2

Which actors will return for season 2?

Assuming there won’t be any scheduling conflicts, many of the cast, especially Lily Collins, have expressed interest in returning for a second season.

We can expect the following cast members to return in Season 2:

  • Lily Collins – Emily Cooper
  • Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu – Sylvie Grateau
  • Ashley Park – Mindy Chen
  • Lucas Bravo – Gabriel
  • Samuel Arnold – Julien
  • Bruno Gouery – Luc
  • Camille Razat – Camille
  • William Abadie – Antione Lambert
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Lily Collins as Emily Cooper – Copyright. Netflix

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