Yellowjackets is an American thriller drama television series created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson

The series premiered on Showtime on November 14, 2021. It received critical acclaim for its story and cast performances.

The series chronicles their attempts to survive while also tracking their current lives in 2021

The idea for the series was largely influenced by the Donner Party & the Andes flight disaster, 

Both True Stories About People who Resorted to Cannibalism to Survive

On December 16, 2021, after the first five episodes aired, the series was renewed for a second season

The pilot episode was not written with any actresses in mind and auditions were held in Los Angeles.

Filming for the second season began in August 2022, with the first episode directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer

The rest of the first season was scored by Craig Wedren & Anna Waronker, members of the rock bands Shudder to Think 

The first season was released on DVD and manufactured-on-demand Blu-ray on July 19, 2022