As many of us find ourselves cooped up at home, Netflix’s new series about a picturesque summer vacation along the Italian coastline might be just the escapism we need.
Summertime is a romantic drama about two people from different walks of life who embark on a holiday romance, discovering more about themselves along the way.
But will Summertime be back for season two on Netflix? Here’s everything we know so far…
Will there be a season 2 of Summertime?
Netflix is yet to confirm whether Summertime will be returning for a second season, but we’ll update this page with new information as it comes in.
What is Summertime about?
Summertime follows a sweeping love story between Summer and Ale, two people from completely different worlds who meet while holidaying on Italy’s Adriatic Coast.
It’s a classic tale of holiday romance that will see both of them learn more about life and love, but can it really last when they return home?
Summertime on Netflix review: Is it any good?
On IMDb, the series has a user score of 5.8/10 at the time of writing, suggesting a mixed reception.
Critic reviews have taken issue with Summertime’s plot being somewhat generic and stretched out too long across eight episodes. However, they have been more positive about the performances, soundtrack and style of the series.
Summertime on Netflix cast: Who appears on the show?
Newcomer Coco Rebecca Edogamhe plays the lead role of Summer, a debut screen appearance that has granted her international attention.
Ludovico Tersigni plays her holiday flame Ale, best known for his appearances in Italian productions like high school drama series Skam Italia.
Andrea Lattanzi, Amanda Campana and Giovanni Maini round out the supporting cast, while Coco’s real-life sister Alicia Ann Edogamhe plays her on-screen sister too.
Summertime on Netflix location: Where was it filmed?
Summertime was filmed on location on the Adriatic Coast. Several major Italian cities sit along the picturesque coastline, including Ravenna, Ancona and Pescara.
Summertime on Netflix soundtrack: What music features?
The Summertime soundtrack is packed with European recording artists, as well as several international stars including Tame Impala (The Less I Know The Better), Soft Cell (Tainted Love), Childish Gambino (Redbone) and The Jesus and Mary Chain (Just Like Honey).