Netflix has renewed the critically-acclaimed coming-of-age comedy series Never Have I Ever for a second season. The good news was formally announced via a video teaser.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan will reprise her lead role as high school student Devi Vishwakumar.
‘Never Have I Ever’
Never Have I Ever is a new coming-of-age comedy about the complicated life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl. In fact, the series stars newcomer, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi, an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.
The series is co-created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. Moreover, Fisher serves as writer, executive producer, and showrunner. The Universal Television project is also executive produced by 3 Arts Entertainment’s Howard Klein and David Miner.
Aside from Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Season 2 will also feature returning cast including Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, Jaren Lewison, Darren Barnet, Lee Rodriguez and Ramona Young.
Never Have I Ever is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with 3 Arts Entertainment, Original Langster, and Kaling International. Meanwhile, Season 1 is currently streaming globally, only on Netflix.
The said series received good feedback from both critics and netizens worldwide.
“It’s a knockout. If you like ambitious comedies and amazing vibes, watch this.”
-The New York Times, Margaret Lyons
“Never did I ever think I’d see our story on TV.”
-Los Angeles Times, Lorraine Ali
“…the meta high-school series of our time.”
-Wall Street Journal, John Anderson
“Newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a revelation in the role…”
“…emotional, nostalgic series.”
-AV Club, Gwen Ihnat