Netflix brings us another binge-worthy original series this year. The first season of the show released on February 26, 2020, and fans are already prepared to binge I Am Not Okay With This Season 2. Well, has the streamer renewed it yet? When will we able to watch the new episodes? Here’s everything to know.
I Am Not Okay With This is a web series adaptation of Charles Forsman’s graphic novel with the same name. The Netflix original show is developed by ‘End Of The F***ing World’ creator Jonathan Entwistle and ‘Stranger Things’ director-producer Shawn Levy. Upon its debut, the series opened up to much praise from fans and critics alike. As per reports, ‘Not Okay’ also became a commercial hit for the streamer.
I Am Not Okay With This Season 2: Renewal
Despite its immense popularity and positive reviews, Netflix is yet to order another run for the show. However, chances suggest that the series may get the green flag anytime soon. The streamer has enough trust in the series’ performance due to the involvement of Entwistle and Levy. The End Of The F***ing World and Stranger Things both have brought in huge profits for the producers. Besides, I Am Not Okay With This has a similar touch as of these blockbuster shows.
The comedy-drama show may not become as successful as TEOTFW and Stranger Things, but it sure will be counted as one of the best shows Netflix can offer. Moreover, it’s currently too early to expect a green flag from the streaming platform. Netflix usually takes at least one month to decide whether to renew the series or not. Hence, fans may have to wait for a few more weeks to get the expected news.
Show developers Jonathan Entwistle and Shawn Levy have revealed that they are currently not approached by Netflix for future seasons. However, the two popular creators are still pretty positive about the second season. In fact, Entwistle already has some plans for I Am Not Okay With This Season 2. As of now, the renewal only depends upon the performance of the series. Moreover, the decision is solely in the hands of the streaming platform.
What Will Happen In The New Season?
The story of I Am Not Okay With This revolves around Sydney, a troubled high school. The character has been dealing with complic ations in her family since her father’s suicide. On the other hand, she is also trying to understand her budding sexuality after her best friend begins dating a bully. In the midst of all, she starts to develop mysterious superpowers that generate from her rage.
At the end of the debut season, Sydney ends up blowing the head of her high school bully. Brad was about to read Syd’s diary in front of other high school students at the homecoming prom. Due to her uncontrollable rage, she accidentally uses her superpowers on the bully’s head. After the bloody-incident, Sydney runs off only to be confronted by a shadowy figure. Fans are expecting to watch more of the show to know what happened after the cliffhanger.
As of now, various speculations have emerged related to the shadowy man. Entwistle and Levy have revealed that they themselves aren’t sure about his identity. They explained that they just intended to end the series there and haven’t figured out who the unidentified figure is. However, the creators gave away a few hints that this man can turn out to be a person from a different world with superpowers.
On the other hand, a few fans on the internet have come up with the theory that this shadowy man can be Sydney’s dead father. The leading lady got to know some details about her father’s mysterious death. Moreover, as per Entwistle and Levy, the story of I Am Not Okay With This Season 2 may feature Syd going back to high school after the grisly prom. Also, the plot may get much more complex in the upcoming installment.
I Am Not Okay With This Season 2: Release Date
As of now, Netflix is yet to announce the official renewal. Most of the streamer’s popular shows have an annual pattern of release. Hence, it’s possible that I Am Not Okay With This Season 2 may premiere sometime around early to mid-2021.