Casting News: Jason Isaacs to Join the Third Season of ‘Sex Education’ | Anglophenia

Sex Education kicked off in 2019, starring Anglo faves Gillian Anderson (The Fall) and Asa Butterfield (Hugo). Anderson takes on the role of a sex therapist and single mum to a teenage son, Otis (Butterfield).

There have been two seasons to date, with a third on its way.

It’s just been confirmed that Jason Isaacs (The OA) will be joining the established cast as Peter Groff, reports Empire Online. He’s the older brother to Mr. Groff (Alistair Petrie), the headmaster of Otis’ school. He’s described as being more successful than his little brother and not shy to make it known. Mr. Groff goes to live with his brother, as he’s now separated from his wife.

As you can imagine, it’s a bit awkward for Otis having a sex therapist as a parent. It’s apparent in the trailer for season one, where Anderson’s character

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Jemima Kirke, Dua Saleh, Jason Isaacs join ‘Sex Education’ Season 3

Sept. 24 (UPI) — Sex Education will feature three new cast members in Season 3.

Netflix said Thursday that actress Jemima Kirke, singer-songwriter Dua Saleh and actor Jason Isaacs have joined the cast of the upcoming season.

Kirke will play Hope, a former Mooredale student and the school’s new headmistress, according to Deadline. Saleh will portray Cal, a nonbinary student who clashes with Hope. The role marks Saleh’s acting debut.

Isaacs will play Peter Groff, Mr. Groff’s (Alistair Petrie) more successful older brother. In Season 3, Mr. Groff has been staying with Peter following his separation from Mrs. Groff.

Kirke and Isaacs will appear as guest stars, while Saleh’s role is recurring.

Netflix renewed Sex Education for a third season in February. Production on Season 3 began earlier this month in Wales. The season is expected to premiere in 2021.

Sex Education is created by Laurie Nunn and stars Asa

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