Ayo Edebiri’s efficiency as proficient sous-chef Sydney on “The Bear” has made her right into a breakout star. In an August 2022 interview with TVLine, she addressed the way forward for the present lengthy earlier than the debut of season two on June 22 of this 12 months, expressing her pleasure for the following iteration of the restaurant on the heart of the story. “I feel it’s going to be actually thrilling to see the crew of The Beef, now The Bear, go into one other enterprise enterprise as a substitute of fixing the issues and paying off debt,” she stated. “I am excited for the very ridiculous issues I’m certain will ensue due to that.”
One factor that she ready followers would not occur within the second season, although, was any type of romantic relationship between her character and Jeremy Allen White’s head chef Carmy. Addressing followers who’ve shipped the pairing, Edebiri stated, “I do not wish to rain on anyone’s parade, however I do not assume so. I do not assume so. And Jeremy has stated this, too.”
In a July 2022 interview with W Journal, White certainly stated he does not like the thought of the 2 professional cooks ever getting collectively. “I hope for Sydney’s sake that is not going to be explored in later seasons,” he stated of a Sydney-Carmy relationship. “I simply love their relationship [as it is]: the quantity of respect they’ve for each other, and that they’ve a shared historical past, even when it isn’t collectively. They have been by means of related traumas and so they actually see each other. So as to add romance or sexuality would monkey up what I get pleasure from about their relationship.”
Regardless of his lack of romance onscreen within the first season, the troubled, closely tatted Carmy rapidly turned a veritable intercourse image in his personal proper final 12 months, becoming a member of different messy-haired “dirtbag” characters like Dylan O’Brien’s Colin in “Not Okay” as a brand new form of lust-inducing main man.
Whereas romance is not on the coronary heart of “The Bear,” the present is not completely devoid of it — particularly in season two. Nonetheless, in Edebiri’s opinion, the “sexiest” relationship on the present “is between Marcus (performed by Lionel Boyce) and the donuts,” she added, referencing the chef’s passionate dedication to creating the proper pastry. “So I am rooting for that, I am rooting for Lionel and the donuts.”