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Cruel Summer (2021)

TV-14 DramaMystery

The truth is how you see it.


Taking place over three summers - 1993, 1994, 1995 - in a small Texas town, a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.

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Series Cast

  1. Olivia Holt as Kate Wallis

    Olivia Holt

    Kate Wallis

    10 Episodes

  2. Chiara Aurelia as Jeanette Turner

    Chiara Aurelia

    Jeanette Turner

    10 Episodes

  3. Froy Gutierrez as Jamie Henson

    Froy Gutierrez

    Jamie Henson

    10 Episodes

  4. Harley Quinn Smith as Mallory Higgins

    Harley Quinn Smith

    Mallory Higgins

    10 Episodes

  5. Allius Barnes as Vince Fuller

    Allius Barnes

    Vince Fuller

    10 Episodes

  6. Brooklyn Sudano as Angela Prescott

    Brooklyn Sudano

    Angela Prescott

    10 Episodes

  7. Blake Lee as Martin Harris

    Blake Lee

    Martin Harris

    10 Episodes

  8. Michael Landes as Greg Turner

    Michael Landes

    Greg Turner

    10 Episodes

  9. Sadie Stanley as Megan Landry

    Sadie Stanley

    Megan Landry

    10 Episodes

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Season 2

2023 • 10 Episodes

Set in an idyllic waterfront town in the Pacific Northwest, season 2 follows the rise and fall of an intense teenage friendship. Approaching the story from three different timelines surrounding Y2K, the season twists and turns as it tracks the early friendship between Megan, Isabella and Megan’s best friend Luke, the love triangle that blossomed, and the mystery that would impact all of their lives going forward.


(2x10, July 31, 2023) Season Finale

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Cruel Summer
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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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