Every program (and movie) might do with some John Cho, however today, it’s The Afterparty’s turn. Due date reports that Cho has actually boarded the 2nd season of Apple television+’s murder-mystery funny, which just recently started production.
The star joins brand-new cast members consisting of Elizabeth Perkins, Zach Woods, Paul Walter Hauser, Poppy Liu, Anna Konkle, Jack Whitehall, Ken Jeong and Vivian Wu. Returning gamers consist of Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson and Zoë Chao.
The very first season of the series, from the winning group of Chris Miller and Phil Lord (although Miller functioned as solo director and developer), was a genre-blending romp focused around the murder of a pop star. The suspicion fell on each of his previous high school schoolmates, and every episode embraced the cinematic language of a specific category—varying from musical, action, movie noir—as Haddish’s investigator examined the case.
In addition to Haddish, Richardson and Chao, the very first season included Ike Barinhotlz, Ben Schwartz, Ilana Glazer, Jamie Demetriou and Dave Franco. The program was applauded for its innovative structure, the efficiencies of its cast, and its representation of millennial disillusionment. Collider’s own Ross Bonaime composed in his review, “With its remarkably clever casting, its genre-jumping style, and hilarious comedy mixed with an exciting mystery, The Afterparty shows that nothing is too difficult for Lord and Miller to accomplish in what is already one of the best TV debuts of 2022.”
Season 2 will focus on a murder at a wedding event. Richardson and Chao will take control of as the series’ leads, while Haddish returns as Investigator Danner. Richardson and Chao’s characters, Aniq and Zoe, ended up being associated with a romantic relationship at the end of the very first season.
Cho, who will play a character called Ulysses on The Afterparty, is maybe best understood for the Harold and Kumar movies. He likewise looked like Sulu in the Star Trek reboot movies, and was last seen in the now-canceled live-action Cowboy Bebop adjustment on Netflix.
This has actually been an extremely effective year for Apple. The banner debuted a string of well-known hits such as Severance and Pachinko, and made history by ending up being the very first streaming service to have actually dispersed a Best Photo Oscar winner, CODA.
Season 2 of The Afterparty will be co-showrun by Miller and Anthony King. Miller and Lord likewise executive produce through their Lord Miller Productions banner.
There is presently no release date for The Afterparty Season 2.