'The Baby-Sitters Club' Season 2: Release date, spoilers and all about Netflix series
Lucia Aniello, the director, described the show’s source material as 'ahead of its time'
'The Baby-Sitters Club' is a comedy series on Netflix, and returns for a second season this year! But unlike the original book series on which the program is based, there is unlikely to be a further 129 series to follow suit. The author, Ann M Martin, acted as producer on Netflix’s reboot of the stories; the first 10 episodes of which were released on the streaming platform in July of last year.
The series follows a small group of five friends, founded by Kristy Thomas (played by Sophie Grace), who run a babysitting business together, in the fictional town of Stoneybrook, in Connecticut. The friends getting together charts out their friendship, and the drama that comes with it, coupled with the fear and challenges of growing up (from parental punishments to crushes and first-time girl issues).
🚨 Major news alert 🚨 THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB returns for an all-new season October 11th on Netflix! Please take a minute of your day to check out these precious first look photos 💜 pic.twitter.com/a37iwxATwa— Netflix Family (@netflixfamily) August 26, 2021
Season 2 of 'The Baby-Sitters Club' will drop on Monday, October 11.
Where to watch?
The series will be available to stream on Netflix.
Not every part of the story is derived from the original books. Having said that, one storyline sees club member Mary Anne babysitting a transgender child, called Bailey. "The Baby-Sitters Club books were so inclusive for the time that they were written, and we wanted to carry that through to the present day,” series creator Rachel Shukert told Vanity Fair, last year.
Lucia Aniello, the director, described the show’s source material as “ahead of its time”.
Sophie Grace as Kristy Thomas
Sophie Grace is an American TV and film actress, from Philadelphia. She always seemed destined for the stage, and so began performing regularly from the young age of 3, in school and local plays, before professional training at age 10. Grace went on to sign with bi-coastal representatives and booked the role of Kristy Thomas in Netflix's original series 'The Babysitters Club'.
Momona Tamada as Claudia Kishi
In 2021, Momona will reprise her breakout role as Claudia Kishi in Season 2 of Netflix's 'The Baby-Sitters Club'. In the film industry, Momona recently wrapped production on Paramount's upcoming action film 'Secret Headquarters', where she will be starring alongside Owen Wilson and Michael Pena.
Shay Rudolph as Stacey McGill
Shay portrays character Stacey McGill in Netflix's highly anticipated reboot, 'The Baby-Sitters Club'. Shay was a major recurring guest star in FOX's series 'Lethal Weapon' as Maya, the daughter of Seann William Scott's character. She is also seen in the Showtime pilot 'Rita' in the role of Abbey.
The rest of the cast includes Malia Baker as Mary Anne Spier, Xochitl Gomez as Dawn Schafer, Sophia Reid-Gantzert as Karen Brewer, Alicia Silverstone as Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, Marc Evan Jackson as Richard Spier, Takayo Fischer as Mimi Yamamoto, Benjamin Goas as David Michael Thomas, Mark Feuerstein as Watson Brewer, Jessica Elaina Eason as Sharon Porter, Vivian Watson as Mallory Pike, Dylan Kingwell as Sam Thomas, Rian McCririck as Logan Bruno, Sebastian Billingsley-Rodriguez as Andrew Brewer, Anais Lee as Jessi Ramsey, and Aya Furukawa as Janine Kishi.
Ann M Martin is the writer of a series of books with the same name. She is aided by Rachel Shukert. The series is directed by Lucia Aniello.
While we sit back and wait for Season 2 of 'The Baby-Sitters Club' to premiere, here's a first glance at the trailer of the show, on Netflix. What viewers can expect to see is a group of adolescent girls, sharing interests and having each other's backs amidst all the chaos and drama that unfurls itself in any group situation. It's an ideal "BFF" series to binge-watch!
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