Every Star Who Wants to Join the Cast 

Prepared for trip! The White Lotus has been a important darling since its 2021 premiere — and Bette Midler is one star of many who would examine into the fictional resort in a “New York minute.”

“It’s a giant sendup. [Series creator] Mike White pokes enjoyable on the worst type of folks, the really entitled and wealthy folks behaving badly. All people likes to see them get their comeuppance. I actually take pleasure in that,” the First Wives Membership star advised Selection in a February 2023 interview. “It’s the nice saga of the haves and the have-nots, which is everlasting. I do have a tendency to look at the stuff that’s — I don’t wish to say hopeful — however I do prefer to snicker. I like to snicker, however there’s simply not sufficient laughter. So I actually do search for the stuff that makes me snicker.”

The White Lotus premiered in July 2021 on HBO and acts as a satirical anthology sequence. The present tracks visitors and workers over the course of per week throughout their keep at a fictional resort chain as they unleash their worst, most privileged impulses. The primary two seasons, which had been set in Hawaii and Sicily, respectively, acquired reward for his or her writing and performances, taking house a complete of 11 Emmys and numerous different awards between them. 

In November 2022, the present was renewed for a 3rd season. After the season 2 finale the next month, White shared throughout HBO Max’s Unpacking S2 E7 particular that the following installment might happen in Asia and give attention to “demise and Jap faith and spirituality.”

“The primary season type of highlighted cash, after which the second season is intercourse,” he defined. “I believe the third season could be perhaps a satirical and humorous take a look at demise and Jap faith and spirituality. It feels prefer it could possibly be a wealthy tapestry to do one other spherical at White Lotus.”

Attributable to its overwhelming important success and simple reputation, celebrities have been vocal about wanting an opportunity to hitch the solid in future seasons. Hayden Panettiere advised E! Information in March 2023 that reserving a task on the present was on the prime of her to-do checklist after returning to the performing world for Scream VI

“I wish to do it so unhealthy,” she gushed. “I wish to do it, like Tom Cruise leaping on [a] sofa unhealthy.”

When it got here to how she might see herself becoming into the White Lotus universe, the Nashville alum cited Jennifer Coolidge’s breakout character, Tanya McQuoid — a task that gained the Legally Blonde star a number of Emmys, Critics Selection Awards and a Golden Globe — as her approach into the fold. 

“She is my favourite, I really like her,” Panettiere shared on the time. “I will probably be her something — bag holder, shoe shiner, I will probably be her guardian angel, I will probably be her long-lost little one. I will probably be no matter she needs me to be.” (Coolidge’s character was discovered lifeless within the ocean through the season 2 finale, however was one in every of solely two actors introduced again for each installments.)

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