Season 3 Episode 2 Recap – Hollywood Life
EJ is barely freaking out about directing Frozen. Gina has all the religion in him, not less than to his face. She was secretly hoping that they might get to play leads collectively. EJ is clearly nervous about his new function and doesn’t need Gina to say something to the remainder of the crew for now.
Carlos has a “come to Jesus” assembly with Ricky forward of the auditions. Carlos tells Ricky he can’t simply “Zefron” his method via this time. Ricky guarantees that he’ll study the names of the male leads. He says one in every of them is known as Gary. “None of them are Gary,” an exasperated Carlos says.
Ricky swears he’s kidding — or is he? Ricky simply desires to have enjoyable this summer time. “Enjoyable is for the ensemble,” Carlos quips.
Ricky & Gina Begin Over
In the meantime, Gina has her eyes on the lead this summer time. As a lot as she cherished auditioning with Ashlyn and Kourtney in the course of the college 12 months, Gina says she looks like she must “stand by myself this summer time. This segues into an epic Sofia Wylie solo number referred to as “Stability.” Give her the lead, you cowards!
When Gina walks out of her cabin, she instantly runs into Ricky. There’s a complete awkward ought to they fist bump or hug it out? They do find yourself hugging. Gina tells Ricky that she desires them to start out over, so Ricky actually rewinds himself backward. That’s not what Gina meant. Ricky is the definition of a goofball.
“We’re in a brand new place. We’re completely different individuals now. We are able to begin recent. No drama. No goodies,” Gina says.
Nini Learns Who Her Father Is
In the meantime, Nini has made it to Los Angeles along with her dad and mom. They ask her if she remembers Marvin. Seems, Marvin was her dad and mom’ sperm donor. Marvin and Nini get an opportunity to speak alone after the large reveal. Later, Marvin assures Nini that the “finest is but to return,” which supplies us a terrific Olivia Rodrigo solo second.
Gina walks into the audition room and instantly spots EJ with Val, the choreographer, performed by Zombies star Meg Donnelly. “She and EJ go method again,” Maddox reveals to Gina, and the wheels are already spinning in her head. EJ does inform Val that he’s directing the present, they usually take over casting collectively.
Kourtney affords to assist Maddox with something she wants for the present, however Maddox turns her away. Maddox is nicely conscious that she’s an “acquired style,” however she’s scuffling with making buddies this summer time.
Whereas Ricky tries to behave like he doesn’t care about what occurs this summer time, the boy grabs his snowsuit for auditions. A few eighth graders attempt to discuss to Gina forward of the auditions, and Gina 1.0 comes out swinging. “You two aren’t even buddies. You’re the competitors,” Gina warns.
Frozen Auditions Start
The auditions kick off with a efficiency of “For the First Time in Ceaselessly” earlier than transitioning to “Do You Wanna Construct A Snowman?” Everybody’s slaying it. Whereas Ricky is singing, full in his snowsuit in the midst of summer time, Gina seems to be at him from backstage! (Rina shippers, I do know you caught that.)
Dewey stresses to Jet that he can’t simply sit round this summer time. He pushes him to go check out for the musical. After auditions, everyone seems to be questioning what they need to do subsequent. Everyone seems to be asking EJ questions, and he will get flustered. Maddox, the stage supervisor, is available in for the save and helps information everybody to their locations.
Instantly, Jet walks within the door. EJ and Ricky encourage him to audition. His voice is unbelievable. Be careful, Ricky!
When EJ brings up how Val is the “finest,” Gina begins her self-defense mechanisms. She begins to insinuate that perhaps they need to take a break. “You and me? The one factor I’m not worried about,” EJ guarantees. Nevertheless, he does suppose they need to keep knowledgeable distance at rehearsals.
Kourtney and Ashley are nonetheless giving the side-eye to Maddox. They’re not fairly positive what she’s as much as. Gina involves her protection and says that she’s innocent. However is she?! In the meantime, Carlos goes snooping for the forged listing. When he will get a primary look, he doesn’t like what he sees. “Not on my watch,” he says earlier than he begins erasing!