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‘Yellowjackets’ Showrunners Spill All — Including That Adam Was Almost Javi in the Future

‘Yellowjackets’ Showrunners Spill All — Including That Adam Was Almost Javi in the Future

When “Yellowjackets” premiered on Showtime last fall, the show — about a girls’ soccer team trying to survive in the wilderness in 1996 after a plane crash, and the aftermath of that crash 25 years later — activated the internet in a specific and intense way. Theories on Reddit abounded, and since “Yellowjackets” had presented its high-school-aged characters as cannibals in its pilot episode, nothing seemed off limits.

In an interview at the Variety studio earlier this month, “Yellowjackets” creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson, along with co-showrunner Jonathan Lisco, talked about the experience of being on the receiving end of all of that theorizing. “It was surreal,” Lyle said. “You hope that people will watch the show and respond to the show, but the level of passion and enthusiasm that the fans of the show were just bringing to the table was astounding. It was a little mind blowing.”

And then there was

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