Netflix’s ‘Heartstopper’ Adaptation Gets Release Date, Trailer and Stills

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Alice Oseman

Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of Alice Oseman’s hit webcomic/graphic novel series Heartstopper finally has a release date and a first look trailer!

Highly anticipated by Oseman’s many fans, Netflix has been teasing this release date since mid January and has finally confirmed the series will premiere worldwide on April 22, 2022. Not only that, but they also dropped the show’s first trailer – which you can watch below!

The Netflix and See-Saw Films Heartstopper adaptation features Kit Connor and Joe Locke as the story’s central characters, teenage boys, Nick and Charlie. The show will follow the boys as they fall in love, become boyfriends, find their way through a new relationship, fight back against mental illness and much more. With the support of their friends and family, the boys deal with all the typical teenage things and then some, creating one of the best LGBTQ+ stories for teens published in recent years.

Jenny Walser, William Gao, Yasmin Finney, Corinna Brown, Kizzy Edgell, Sebastian Croft, Cormac Hyde-Corrin, Tobie Donovan, and Rhea Norwood round out the teenage cast for the show. While Fisayo Akinade, Chetna Pandya, and Alan Turkington make up the trio of recurring teachers.

You can catch a glimpse of each of these people in the trailer above. Or, if you want mor than just a quick glimpse, Netflix also released a number of stills from the show as well. Check those out below, and be sure to check back here for more updates as Heartstopper‘s release date draws closer.

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