SCHOOL SPIRITS Stars Peyton List, Kristian Ventura,

Spencer MacPherson, Kiara Pichardo, Sarah Yarkin, Nick Pugliese,

Rainbow Wedell, Josh Zuckerman and Milo Manheim


Recurring Guest Stars Include Maria Dizzia, Patrick Gilmore, Ian Tracey and,

New to Season Two, Jess Gabor, Zack Calderon, Miles Elliot and Cihang Ma


Produced by Awesomeness Studios,

SCHOOL SPIRITS Season One Is Currently Available

To Stream on Paramount+



Season Two Series Regulars
l-r standing: Spencer MacPherson, Nick Pugliese, Kiara Pichardo, Josh Zuckerman, 

Rainbow Wedell, Milo Manheim

l-r sitting: Kristian Ventura, Peyton List, Sarah Yarkin

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New Season Two Guest Stars

l-r:Jess Gabor, Zack Calderon, Miles Elliot, Cihang Ma

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June 13, 2024 – Paramount+ today announced that production is officially underway for season two of its hit original drama series SCHOOL SPIRITS. Coming off a major cliffhanger, the new season will premiere this fall exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., Canada, Australia, the UK, Latin America, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Japan.


Paramount+ also announced today that all series regulars will return for season two and that new recurring guest stars have been added to the cast. SCHOOL SPIRITS stars Peyton List as Maddie Nears, Kristian Ventura as Simon Elroy, Spencer MacPherson as Xavier Baxter, Kiara Pichardo as Nicole Herrera, Sarah Yarkin as Rhonda, Nick Pugliese as Charley, Rainbow Wedell as Claire Zomer, Josh Zuckerman, who is now a series regular, as Mr. Martin and Milo Manheim as Wally Clark.


Newcomers this season will include recurring guest stars Jess Gabor (Shameless, Confessional) as Janet Hamilton, Zack Calderon (The Wilds, Afterparty) as Diego Herrera, Miles Elliot (Cooties, The Amazing Spider-Man) as Yuri and Cihang Ma (Presto! School of Magic, Departure) as Quinn. Maria Dizzia, who plays Maddie’s mom, Sandra Nears, will also return as a recurring guest star along with Patrick Gilmore as Mr. Anderson and Ian Tracey as Sheriff Baxter.


Picking up from the shocking season one finale, season two finds Maddie Nears (List) still stuck in the afterlife, but now with the knowledge of what happened to her. She must unite her friends in the spectral and living worlds in order to reclaim her stolen life.


SCHOOL SPIRITS is based on the forthcoming Clarion Books/HarperAlley graphic novel written by Nate Trinrud and Megan Trinrud and illustrated by Maria Nguyen. Oliver Goldstick (Pretty Little Liars, Bridgerton) serves as showrunner and executive producer of SCHOOL SPIRITS along with creators and executive producers Nate Trinrud and Megan Trinrud. Thomas Higgins (13 Reasons Why) is also an executive producer. List serves as a producer on the series. SCHOOL SPIRITS is produced by Awesomeness Studios.



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