Joey King reveals July release date for The Kissing Booth 2 during a livestream video featuring co-star Joel Courtney
Just over two years after The Kissing Booth debuted on Netflix, stars Joey King and Joel Courtney revealed that the sequel will arrive on July 24.
King, 20, and Courtney, 24, participated in a live streaming event at the Netflix YouTube page on Friday afternoon, where they revealed the date to their fans.
They did this by putting together a puzzle that revealed the new poster and the release date, while revealing other behind-the-scenes facts.
Release date: Just over two years after The Kissing Booth debuted on Netflix, stars Joey King and Joel Courtney revealed the sequel will arrive on July 24
The puzzle pieces came in a group of lockboxes, which she opened with the help of some of her co-stars like Courtney.
When it came time to reveal the final piece, both of them were very excited to reveal the July 24 date, which King added that it’s almost her birthday.
“That’s about six days before my birthday, what a wonderful birthday present,” said King after revealing the release date.
Follow-up date: When it came time to reveal the final piece, they were both very excited that it revealed the July 24 date, which King added that it’s almost her birthday
After completing the puzzle, King added, “I’m very emotional right now and I don’t know why, but I’m very excited.”
Courtney added, “I’m so excited, this is best” after the date was revealed.
Earlier in the conversation, King brought out her co-stars Taylor Zakhar Perez (Marco Pena) and Maisie Richardson-Sellers (Chloe Winthrop), who are new characters in the sequel.
So excited: Courtney added, ‘I’m so excited, this is best’ after the date was revealed
Richardson-Sellers revealed that her character Chloe Winthrop is quite ‘worldly’ and has ‘traveled all over the world’.
She added that Chloe becomes ‘best friends’ with Noah (Jacob Elordi) at Harvard, Courtney’s Lee’s older brother and Elle’s love interest.
Perez plays Marco, “the musical and charismatic new classmate of Elle and Lee,” who Elle spends much more time with her while Noah is at school.
Worldly: Richardson-Sellers revealed that her character Chloe Winthrop is quite ‘worldly’ and ‘traveled the world’
Jacob Elordi also sent a video message to fans, hoping to keep them “safe and sound” amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Elordi also debuted a deleted scene from the first movie, where Elle tries to flirt with Noah after coming out of a bathroom.
Writer-director Vince Marcello, who wrote and directed both films, also debuted in another scene, which is the first time Elle ‘lied to Lee’ about seeing Noah.
Safe: Jacob Elordi also sent a video message to fans, hoping to keep them ‘safe and sound’ amid the COVID-19 outbreak