Before the start of season 2, Yellowjackets had already been given a third season.  

Yellowjackets is an Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson-written drama that is directed by Jonathan Lisco

In August, right before the start of Season 2 production, the Yellowjackets creators agreed to an overall contract with Showtime.  

The critically acclaimed premiere of the Showtime drama took place in November 2021.  

Yellowjackets received a season 2 renewal in December 2021, with a debut date of early 2023. 

Recently, Deadline has reported that Yellowjackets will return for a third season. 

By swiftly acquiring cast options that are about to expire, Showtime hopes to build on the strong ratings of season 1 and the show’s success with critics. 

In a statement supporting the continuation of Yellowjackets for a third season.

Many are guessing about the potential plot line for Yellowjackets season 2 as the stakes are expected to rise even higher. 

Season 2 of Yellowjackets, according to star Sophie Nélisse, is more violent than Season 1.