Sex Education Gets a Second Season on Netflix

Published February 3rd, 2019 - 08:12 GMT
Netflix made the announcement Friday (Source: Netflix / Youtube )
Netflix made the announcement Friday (Source: Netflix / Youtube )

Netflix has renewed comedy and drama series Sex Education starring Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield for a second season.

Netflix made the announcement Friday on Twitter alongside a short video of Butterfield as his character, Otis.

Sex Education, which premiered with eight episodes in January, follows Otis, whose mother Jean (Anderson) is a sex therapist. Otis attempts to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at his school.

Production on Season 2 will take place in the spring in the U.K. Series creator Laurie Nunn is returning as showrunner.

"Laurie Nunn has captured the awkward teenage experience with a lot of heart and humor in Sex Education," vice president for originals at Netflix Cindy Holland said in a statement. "Along with the Eleven team and executive producer and director Ben Taylor, she's created a universally relatable series that has resonated with our members around the world."

Netflix recently renewed Full House sequel series Fuller House for a fifth and final season.

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