White Lotus star and scriptwriter Natasha Rothwell dropped a hint about what season three of the hit show might bring.
The 43-year-old told People at the Wonka premiere in Los Angeles on Sunday that ‘people are going to be very pleased’ with what the new season brings.
‘I’ve just finished the season three scripts, and I’m going to have to say White Lotus is going to give you a run for your money,’ she shared.
She added, ‘It’s an excellent season and people are going to be very pleased.’
The White Lotus season two came to its dramatic conclusion in December 2022, and likely won’t be back on screens until 2025.
Creator Mike White told Vanity Fair in November it will be a ‘supersized’ season. ‘It’s going to be longer, bigger, crazier,’ he said.
White Lotus scriptwriter and actress Natasha Rothwell, 43, revealed that season three scripts for the hit show have been completed as she walked the red carpet Sunday at the Wonka premiere in Los Angeles
The actress, who stars as Belinda the spa manager, said season three ‘is going to give you a run for your money,’ adding ,’people are going to be very pleased’; seen with Jennifer Coolidge
Natasha ‘can’t confirm or deny’ how much camera time she will have in the upcoming episodes, but she contends ‘it’s an excellent season and people are going to be very pleased’
Natasha, who stars as spa manager Belinda, said she ‘can’t confirm or deny’ how much camera time she will have in the upcoming episodes.
White Lotus has been a favorite of fans and critics alike.
It won 10 Emmy awards after season one, including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series and Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie.
The dramady received a whopping 24 Emmy nominations for season two. The winners are scheduled to be announced in Los Angeles January 15.
The awards ceremony was pushed back from September 2023 to January 2024 due to the writers strike, which ended with a new contract in late September and the actors strike, which concluded November 9.
At the Wonka premiere Natasha kept with the flavor of the fantasy film, wearing a shimmering purple, pink, and green quilted jacket over a form fitting black body suit and slacks.
She wore black boots with a kitten heel and wore her dark hair in a bun with bangs framing her face.
The Kansas-born actress stars as Piper Benz in the fantasy which tells the backstory of the eccentric candymaker made famous in Roald Dahl’s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and in the 2005 movie by the same name starring Johnny Depp.
The Kansas-born actress stars as Piper Benz in Wonka and credited director Paul King for giving her the opportunity to make the character ‘my own.’ Piper is just strong,’ she said
Wonka opens in theaters Friday, December 15
The late Gene Wilder starred as the chocolatier in 1971’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Timothée Chalamet takes the mantle for Wonka.
For her role, Natasha said director Paul King gave her the opportunity to make the character ‘my own.’
‘I understood the world because of the previous iterations of the story and so that was incredible to do and play,’ she said.
‘And Piper is just strong. I mean the DNA. I remember walking in for the costume fittings and they had pictures of Rosie the Riveter up and I was like, “Oh, I got this.”‘
The actress and writer, whose credits include Insecure and Saturday Night Live, said the sale of the musical ‘was at a different level and the scale, but I just tried to take it day by day.’
Wonka opens in theaters Friday, December 15.