The third season of the hit TV series is heading to Thailand with some new faces.
So far, the new additions to the TV series include Jason Isaacs, Parker Posey, Leslie Bibb, Michelle Monaghan, Dom Hetrakul, Tayme Thapthimthong, Carrie Coon, Milos Bikovic, Christian Friedel, Morgana O’Reilly, Lek Patravadi, and Shalini Peiris.
According to an exclusive report by Deadline, the casting call looked for a patriarch, a corporate executive, an actress, a couple of mothers, a misfit, and a yogi.
They will be joining Natasha Rothwell who was also in the first season of The White Lotus. Rothwell played the fan favorite character Belinda, the hotel’s spa manager. Variety reported that she would be reprising her role in April last year.
It was also an exclusive report from Variety that revealed that the third season will be taking place in Thailand. A press release from the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and HBO stated that filming begins in February. The series will take place in Bangkok, Phuket, and Ko Samui.
“We are honored to have amazing Thailand featured as the filming location for the highly anticipated upcoming season of The White Lotus,” said TAT Governor Thapanee Kiatphaibool.
“The kingdom’s exotic natural beauty, rich historical sites and diverse landscapes are the perfect settings to share our fascinating culture, fantastic cuisine, top-notch wellness and luxury offerings, and most importantly our people and Thai hospitality.”
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