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While the franchise he starred in is getting its adaptation for the small screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Elijah Wood joined Yellowjackets with a season-long guest role in the second season of Showtime’s Emmy-nominated drama series.
Details about his character are being kept under wraps, however, we do know that he will play the role of Walter, a dedicated citizen detective who will challenge the current Misty (Emmy nominee Christina Ricci) in ways she won’t see coming.
However, he is not the only one to join the second season of Yellowjackets, although he is the first to not play an adult version of a pre-existing character. Just this week, Simone Kessell joined the show to play the adult version of Lottie Matthews – played by Courtney Eaton -, while Lauren Ambrose was announced to play the adult Van – performed in the 1990s by Liv Hewson).
Yellowjackets is a psychological drama series. In 1996, a team of female high school soccer players from New Jersey travels to Seattle for a national tournament. While flying over Canada, their plane crashes deep in the wilderness and the remaining members of the team must survive for nineteen months. The series chronicles their attempts to survive while tracking their current lives in 2021.