After practically two years away, The Morning Present followers will lastly get to choose up with their favourite characters. Nevertheless, not everyone seems to be there instantly when Season 2 returns. Weatherman Yanko Flores (Nestor Carbonell) continues to be giving the forecast, however Claire (Bel Powley) is nowhere to be seen.
[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers for The Morning Show Season 1.]
“I think we pick up six months after the end of season 1 where she breaks up with him,” Carbonell informed Showbiz Cheat Sheet in a Webex interview on Sept. 10. “He still loves her, he’s still heartbroken, he’s still hoping that there’s a chance, there’s a chance they can get back.”
Claire and Yanko had been secret lovers. Their relationship shaped similtaneously Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell) received caught coercing colleagues into sexual relationships. Yanko and Claire had been legitimately in love, so stored their relationship secret.
Nevertheless, Yanko inspired them each to come back ahead to HR and make their relationship above board. Yanko felt relieved however the HR inquiry triggered Claire extra stress. In the season finale, she broke up with Yanko. When Season 2 returns, Claire isn’t even engaged on The Morning Present anymore.
“She’s left the show,” Carbonell mentioned. “Claire has gone to England and no clue as to whether she’s going to come back in any way, shape or form. So she’s really left him in limbo to pick up the pieces on his own.”
Season 2 of The Morning Present begins on New Yr’s Eve 2019 and depicts the start of 2020 and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Alongside the way in which, Carbonell says Yanko misses Claire “in the biggest way possible… which is great because we find him in such a vulnerable state only for him to fall into hot water at work as well and become extremely vulnerable there which is always a dream for an actor to get to play.”
Carbonell spoke extra concerning the scorching water Yanko finds himself later within the season. We’ll share that when viewers get an opportunity to see these episodes of The Morning Present. In the meantime, Carbonell regarded again on season 1 with Powley.
The HR assembly was an elaborate scene. The episode intercuts between Yanko and Claire’s interviews to indicate how each responds drastically in a different way to the questions. One shot begins on Claire’s interview and spins across the desk. By the point it will get again round, Yanko is sitting within the chair, however the digicam has not reduce.
“That was a lot of fun because we start that interview in the HR thing where Claire is in the seat, the camera spins around and then she quickly has to go there,” Carbonell mentioned. “I think she had to hide so she couldn’t be seen. Then I had to slip in the chair. It was a great little Hollywood move where you’re shifting people or shifting props without having to cut or do a special effect.”
Carbonell didn’t recall particularly if Powley hid beneath the desk. He joked that the trick was completely skilled.
“I’m going to leave it at that,” Carbonell mentioned. “I’m going to leave that alone, I don’t know where she went but it was all above board. You’re going to get me fired now.”
New episodes of The Morning Present premiere Fridays on Apple TV+. We’ll have extra with the forged all through the season on Showbiz Cheat Sheet.