The White Lotus - All We Know So Far

HBO definitely has you covered if you’re searching for a soapy, humorous summer viewing. This summer, HBO and HBO Max will broadcast “The White Lotus,” a six-episode satirical comedy limited series set at a Hawaiian resort. Mike White, who previously developed the cult classic HBO dramedy “Enlightened,” in which Laura Dern plays a troubled woman undergoing a spiritual conversion that allows her to channel her selfishness for good, wrote, directed, and executive-produced the show. As seen by his screenplays for films such as “School of Rock” and “The Good Girl,” White is a sharp observer of self-absorbed characters who ultimately mean well.

Since “Enlightened” finished in 2013, “The White Lotus” is White’s debut TV series, which is quite intriguing for fans of his unique aesthetic. The cast, release date, and narrative of the limited series “The White Lotus” are all listed here.

The White Lotus: Official Trailer 

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When will The White Lotus be available?

On July 11 at 9 p.m. EST, HBO will launch “The White Lotus,” which will also be available to stream on HBO Max.

According to Maui News, the series was shot last fall at the Four Seasons Resort Maui and followed COVID-19 requirements. According to the publication, the production had conducted approximately 2,000 COVID tests on the crew by the time “The White Lotus” was roughly halfway through filming, with no positive results.

Mike White, in a statement announcing the limited series, stated, “It’s beyond exciting to return to HBO with this project and such an outstanding group” (via Variety). “I’m grateful to everyone who helped us bring our tiny bubble to Hawaii, which I’m pleased to call home.”

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Fans should keep an eye out for a trailer for the series as the premiere date approaches.

Who’s in The White Lotus’s cast?

The ensemble cast of “The White Lotus” includes actors who have been in a number of HBO shows as well as other small-screen hits (via WarnerMedia).

Murray Bartlett, best known for his role as aspiring San Francisco restaurateur Dom Basaluzzo on HBO’s dramedy “Looking,” Connie Britton, star of “Friday Night Lights” and “Nashville,” and Jennifer Coolidge, best known for playing Stifler’s mother in the “American Pie” film series, portraying Paulette Bonafonté Parcelle in the “Legally Blonde” movies, and many Christopher Guest mockumentaries,

“The White Lotus” will include Alexandra Daddario, who is best known for her roles in “True Detective” Season 1 and the “Percy Jackson” film series, as well as Fred Hechinger, who is best known for his role in “Eighth Grade” (who will also be seen in the upcoming Netflix film trilogy “Fear Street”).

Jake Lacy (from “Girls”), Brittany O’Grady (from “Little Voice”), Natasha Rothwell (from “Insecure”), and Sydney Sweeney and Lukas Gage (from “Euphoria”) will all appear in the new show. Along with “Saturday Night Live” mainstay Molly Shannon, the cast includes legendary character actor Steve Zahn, who participated in the HBO thriller “Treme.”

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Mike White frequently appears in his own productions, but it’s unclear whether he’ll feature in “The White Lotus.”

The White Lotus has a plot, but what is it?

According to the character descriptions, “The White Lotus” appears to feature a variety of narratives that will intersect in unexpected ways as the individuals meet up at the hotel. According to WarnerMedia, hotel manager Armond (Murray Bartlett) is going through a “dramatic downward spiral” following a terrible occurrence, while spa manager Belinda (Natasha Rothwell) is “taken on an emotional roller coaster ride by a needy guest.”

The Mossbacher family, includes Nicole (Connie Britton), “a successful type-A executive who can’t help but treat her family like disobedient employees,” her husband Mark (Steve Zahn), who has “an embarrassing health crisis and a terminal inferiority complex,” their teenaged son Quinn (Fred Hechinger), “a socially awkward gamer, experiencing the wonder of nature for the first time,” and their daughter Olivia (Sydney Sweeney), who’s accompanied “Sharp-tongued college sophomores who cast a cynical eye on the lifestyles and belief systems of everyone around them,” the two teenage girls are described as.

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Shane (Jake Lacy) and Rachel Patton (Alexandra Daddario) are newlyweds whose honeymoon phase is coming to an end… while they’re on their honeymoon. Shane’s mother, Kitty (Molly Shannon), arrives unannounced and unwelcomed, exacerbating the situation. Finally, there’s Tanya McQuoid (Jennifer Coolidge), who describes herself as “a wealthy, unstable woman, recovering from the death of her mother, going alone to the hotel, yearning for love and in dire need of a massage.”

Mark your calendars for the launch of “The White Lotus” on HBO and HBO Max on July 11 if you’re looking forward to it.

By Emily Johnson

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