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Return to Creekwood: Star original Love, Victor Season 2 launches June 18 on Disney+

Love Victor star Michael Cimino in the hit TV series

The second season of the LGBTQ+ Star Original teen dramedy Love, Victor will launch June 18 on streaming service Disney+. The series will comprise ten 30 minute episodes.

Series two picks up with a newly out-of-the-closet Victor (played by Michael Cimino) entering his junior year at Creekwood High. However, being out brings new challenges as Victor faces a family struggling with his revelation, a heartbroken ex-girlfriend in Mia (Rachel Naomi Hilson), and the difficulties of being an openly gay star athlete, all while navigating the excitement of his new relationship with Benji (George Sear).

Love, Victor is set in the same world as the 2018 film Love, Simon. The movie’s original writers, Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, serve as showrunners. 

The series stars Michael Cimino, Ana Ortiz, James Martinez, Isabella Ferreira, Mateo Fernandez, Rachel Naomi Hilson, Bebe Wood, George Sear, Anthony Turpel and Mason Gooding. 

Star is the latest entertainment brand available on Disney+. It joins Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. The service is available on a wide variety of media streamers, like the Amazon Fire TV cube, smart TVs and games consoles, like the PlayStation 5.

Disney+ reveals first scripted UK originals, names award-winning creators to helm projects

Fast rising streaming service Disney+ has announced its first slate of scripted UK originals. Three projects comprise one Disney-branded and two Star-branded originals. The move is part of its commitment to source, develop and produce the productions in Europe.  BAFTA Award-winning writer Sally Wainwright, along with BAFTA-winning producers Sally Woodward Gentle (Sid Gentle Films), FaithContinue Reading

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