EXCLUSIVE: Deadline has a new clip from the upcoming fifth season of Carpool Karaoke: The Series, which will see The White Lotus stars Murray Bartlett, Sydney Sweeney and Alexandra Daddario buckling up for a sing-along.
The White Lotus is a dark comedy created, written and directed for HBO by Mike White which in its first season was set at at a tropical Hawaiian resort, following the exploits of various guests and employees over the span of a week. Bartlett played resort manager Armond, with Sweeney as sardonic teenager Olivia, and Daddario as Rachel, a journalist whose recent marriage to real estate agent Shane (Jake Lacy) is already falling apart.
In addition to singing, the White Lotus stars’ Carpool Karaoke episode will have them reminiscing about filming their smash show, sharing some hilarious self-taped auditions, and summoning tears for the first Carpool Cry-Off. Others appearing throughout the series’ fifth season, which premieres globally on Friday, include Simu Liu & Jessica Henwick; Anitta & Saweetie; Zooey Deschanel & Jonathan Scott, who first met on the show; CM Punk, Britt Baker, Christian Cage, Bryan Danielson, MJF, Will Hobbs and Ruby Soho of All Elite Wrestling; and Marc, Heidi, Dixie and Charli D’Amelio.
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Carpool Karaoke: The Series is based on the beloved recurring segment of the same name first introduced as part of The Late Late Show with James Corden back in 2015, which had Corden driving around town while breaking into song alongside a range of stars. The show produced for Apple by CBS Studios and Fulwell 73 Productions has won an Emmy for each of its previous four seasons, along with multiple Producers Guild Awards and a Critics’ Choice Award. Corden, Eric Pankowski and Ben Winston serve as its executive producers.
While The White Lotus was initially presented as a limited series, it was renewed for a second season last August, after debuting to critical acclaim and a #1 ranking on HBO. The next edition will follow a different group of vacationers as they book their stay at an Italian White Lotus property and settle in temporarily amongst its inhabitants. The show’s first season ensemble also included Jennifer Coolidge, Connie Britton, Fred Hechinger, Brittany O’Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Steve Zahn and Lukas Gage. Season 2 will see Coolidge reprise her role as the troubled Tanya McQuoid, with F. Murray Abraham, Adam DiMarco, Meghann Fahy, Tom Hollander, Michael Imperioli, Theo James, Aubrey Plaza, Haley Lu Richardson, Will Sharpe, Leo Woodall, Beatrice Grannó, Sabrina Impacciatore and Simona Tabasco joining the cast. White exec produces the series alongside David Bernad and Nick Hall, with Mark Kamine serving as co-executive producer.
Check out Carpool Karaoke‘s segment featuring the stars of The White Lotus Season 1 by clicking above.
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