The season finale, titled “Hostile Witness,” will force them “to answer the question on everyone’s mind, but the answer comes with a price that not everyone can pay,” promises the official description. Photo: @cruelsummer/Twitter

Freeform will continue its tradition of psychologically terrorizing teens with another season of Cruel Summer. [Executive producers] Jessica [Biel], Michelle [Purple], and [showrunner] Tia [Napolitano] did a phenomenal job telling an addictive story that’s tapped into the cultural Zeitgeist. By 1995, Jeanette is preparing for trial — not for any crimes but a defamation suit against Kate. #CruelSummer #Season2— Cruel Summer (@cruelsummer) June 15, 2021


What’s Going on With Cruel Summer? I’m excited to see where they take the series next.” The series stars Cloak & Dagger’s Olivia Holt as cool girl Kate Wallis and Chiara Aurelia as normal girl Jeanette Turner. “It’s the biggest series debut in Freeform’s history and the audience response has been overwhelmingly positive. “Renewing Cruel Summer for a season two was an easy decision,” Freeform president Tara Duncan said in a statement. The freshman hit has been renewed for a second season ahead of its chilling season-one finale Tuesday, June 15. Tags: Over the course of three summers — ’93, ’94, and ’95 — Kate goes missing, is rescued, and accuses Jeanette of doing nothing when she sees her held captive. Some secrets are too good to keep quiet. Another Cruel Summer arrives in 2022. Retweet. Whatever it is, it apparently means more secrets, more episodes, and more Bananarama stuck in your head.