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Heartstopper chooses actor to play Michael Holden in season 3

Darragh Hand, from the series Grace, will play one of the most important characters in the stories of Alice Oseman, creator of Heartstopper

Alice Osemanauthor of comic books Heartstopper and screenwriter of the Netflix adaptation, revealed who will play Michael Holdenboyfriend of Tori Spring (Jenny Walser), in the 3rd season of the series, which is already in production, but has no premiere date.

“Some of you have already guessed, but for those who didn’t know, we are excited to welcome Darragh Hand as Michael Holden to the family Heartstopper for the third season“, announced the writer on Instagram. With few works on his resume as an actor, Hand was recently in an episode of the third season of the English series Gracelaunched this year.

Michael debuted in the universe of Alice Oseman in the writer’s first novel, A Lonely Yearwhich is focused on the history of Torisister of Charlie Springone of the protagonists of Heartstopper. “Michael is an optimistic, quirky and eccentric person with a sunny disposition, and it was a challenge to find someone who I really felt could channel the Michael from the books.”continued the writer about the process of casting the character.

“But then Darragh came along and warmed our hearts, made us laugh so much, and perfectly complemented Jenny Walser’s Tori Spring. I can’t wait for you to meet Michael in Season 3!”he completed.

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Heartstopper tells the story of Charlie Spring (Joe Locke) It is Nick Nelson (Kit Connor)k, two British teenagers, who study at an all-boys school. When a new school year begins and they become partners in one of the classes, the young people quickly become friends and develop an even stronger relationship.

In addition to Joe Locke It is Kit Connor, Heartstopper still has Yasmin Finney as Elle, William Gao as Tao Xu, Tobie Donovan as Isaac Henderson, Corinna Brown as Tara Jones, Kizzy Edgell as Darcy Olsson,Rhea Norwood as Imogen Heaney,Cormac Hyde-Corrin as Harry Greene, Sebastian Croft as Ben Hope and the Oscar winner for The favorite, Olivia Colmanas Sarah NelsonNick’s mother.

Source: Rollingstone

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