Ginny Miller, a “15-year-old who is more mature than her 30-year-old mother,” Georgia, is followed in Ginny & Georgia, a New England village where Georgia wishes to settle down with her children Ginny and Austin to offer them a decent future, one better than she had. In April 2021, it was confirmed that we’d soon see a Ginny and Georgia season 2.
Ginny and Georgia Season 2 Release Date
According to the stats, the series drew more than 52 million homes in its first 28 days. Season 1 of Ginny & Georgia also entered Netflix’s Top 10 list in 87 countries and reached No. 1 in 46 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Kenya, and the United States.
Though no narrative specifics or new characters have been revealed for Season 2, the first season of Ginny & Georgia featured angsty and uncomfortable fifteen-year-old Ginny Miller frequently feeling that she doesn’t measure up to her 30-year-old mother, the alluring and vivacious Georgia Miller. Growing up on the road, Georgia longs to establish roots in a fictional Massachusetts town in scenic New England and provide a regular life for her family.
“We are so appreciative of the incredible response and love you all have shown Ginny & Georgia,” said showrunner and executive producer Debra J Fisher in a statement.
“We’re especially grateful to Brianne (Howey) and Toni (Gentry), who set the highest bar every step of the way. We can’t wait to return to Wellsbury for Season two.”
Season two, which will consist of ten hour-long episodes, started production in November 2021, meaning we won’t see a new season until mid-late 2022 at the earliest.
Ginny and Georgia Season 2 Plot
The first season finished with a slew of cliffhangers. Did Ginny and Austin actually flee? What’s the story with Ginny and Marcus? In the spirit of love, will Georgia’s wedding to the mayor take place? In addition, is Georgia going closer to the clink? We require responses!
Fortunately, we have a response. Gentry completely resolved any question regarding Ginny’s whereabouts in an interview. “When she’s packing her bag, she grabs the book that Zion gives her, and if you were paying attention when Zion arrives and is giving her the book, you know that he included an address. He has that secret coded message in it, and she finds out that it’s his address to his Boston apartment. So I’m thinking it’s pretty reasonable to assume that Ginny might be headed toward Zion.”
The conclusion also foreshadowed the reappearance of Austin’s father in season two. There is too much going on in the last episode that you could have missed, but we never quite find out what Austin does when he skips school. Could it possibly be because his father has arrived?
Scott Porter revealed, “As far as Mayor Paul goes, I have had questions since day one about where he came from because of the things that he says in the show. He went to Brown. He has an Ivy League education, and then he abandoned all of it to travel overseas, backpack, teach English, and get a sense of the world that is much different than a lot of people who try and fast track their way into politics. But then, upon his return to the States, he magically did that.
“What drives a person like that? He’s multifaceted, yet very direct and focused. So what made him that way? I’m really excited to discover more about his family and where he came from.“
Season 2 will see the continuation of Georgia and Paul’s romance. Georgia contends with Gabriel’s unrelenting pursuit and Ginny’s never-ending criticism.
Ginny and Georgia Season 2 Cast
Ginny (Antonia Gentry) and her mum Georgia (Brianne Howey) will obviously be back. Expect some new faces, alongside:
- Austin (Diesel La Torraca).
- Ginny’s BFFs (or ex-BFFs, more on that later) Max (Sara Waisglass), Abby (Katie Douglas) and Norah (Chelsea Clark).
- Marcus (Felix Mallard).
- Hunter (Mason Temple).
- Mayor Paul (Scott Porter).
- Blue Farm Café owner Joe (Raymond Ablack).
- Teen Georgia (Nikki Roumel).
- Max and Marcus’s mum Ellen (Jennifer Robertson).
- Georgia’s arch-nemesis Cynthia (Sabrina Grdevich) and her son Zach (Connor Laidman).
- Georgia’s colleague Nick (Dan Beirne).
- Private investigator Gabriel Cordova (Alex Mallari Jr), among others.
Ginny and Georgia Reception and Critical Response
Netflix reported on April 19, 2021, that 52 million users watched the first season of the series within the first 28 days of its debut.
Rotten Tomatoes reports a 68 percent approval rating based on 31 critic reviews, with an average rating of 6.2/10. “If Ginny & Georgia can’t quite pull off its tonally ambitious first season, it’s at least fun to watch it try,” said the website’s critics. Based on 15 critic reviews, Metacritic assigned the series a weighted average score of 62 out of 100, indicating “generally favorable reviews.”
Ginny and Georgia Controversies
The word “Oppression Olympics” became viral on Twitter on February 25, 2021, in reaction to a scenario in which the characters Hunter and Ginny use the term in an argument. Viewers were critical of the scene’s comments on race and stereotypes, with many calling the dialogue “embarrassing.”
On March 1, 2021, the series was embroiled in yet another controversy following a statement from the final episode said by Ginny to Georgia: “You go through men faster than Taylor Swift.”
Fans slammed the comment as sexist and an example of slut-shaming the artist, and the hashtag “Respect Taylor Swift” trended globally on Twitter. Swift addressed the matter on Twitter, writing, “Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and it wants its lazy, deeply sexist joke back. How about we stop degrading hard-working women by defining this horse shit as FuNnY.”
She also slammed Netflix, which aired her documentary Miss Americana, adding, “After Miss Americana, this outfit does not look cute on you.”
The program was then reviewed bombed across many sites, including Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb, Metacritic, and Google reviews. The show was also chastised for its disparaging references to Lady Gaga and Lana Del Rey.
That’s all we know about Ginny and Georgia season 2 so far. Stay tuned!