‘The White Lotus’ Season 2? Mike White Would Love an McU-Style Anthology Approach

One of the bona fide water-cooler TV hits of the summer is HBO’s “The White Lotus,” creator, writer, and director Mike White’s satirical look at the foibles and follies of a group of rich people vacationing at a hotel in Hawaii.

As with previous HBO smashes like “Mare of Easttown” and “Big Little Lies,” discussions of a possible second season are already swirling — including in the mind of the series creator, who previously made “Enlightened” for HBO.“We have had discussions, but it remains unresolved,” White told TV Line, while adding that preliminary discussions for a follow-up have occurred, but the cast and setting would need to change.

“It would have to be a different hotel, like, say, ‘The White Lotus: San Tropez’ or something.”He added an anthology-style approach along the lines of the Marvel Cinematic Universe would allow the series to open up to new characters.

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