Jessica Williams and Chris “Comedian CP” Powell have joined “Love Life” Season 2 at HBO Max.
The pair joins William Jackson Harper, who will star in Season 2 of the anthology sequence. In addition, Rachelle Williams has come onboard as govt producer and co-showrunner alongside Sam Boyd and Bridget Bedard, whereas Janet Hubert, Jordan Rock and Maya Kazan have joined the show as nicely.
Season 2 focuses on Marcus Watkins” (Harper) as he comes out of a years-long relationship with the girl he thought was going to be his individual. The rug pulled out from below him, he’s plunged again into the seek for the romantic achievement that he thought he had already discovered.
Williams (“2 Dope Queens,” “Booksmart,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3”) will star as Mia Hines, the gorgeous, clever and considerably unknowable object of Marcus’s affection. After forming a connection early within the season, she challenges Marcus’s concepts about himself and the way he strikes via the world.
Powell (“Ole Bud’s ANU Football Weekly,” “Detroiters,” “Oaklandia”) will play the charming and gregarious Yogi, who’s dedicated to his girlfriend and two youngsters, however lives vicariously via Marcus’s exploits, providing unsolicited recommendation.
Hubert (“Fresh Prince,” “The Last O.G.”) will seem in a recurring function as Donna Watkins, Marcus’s mom. Rock (“Love,” “Big Time Adolescence,” The After Party”) will recur as Trae Lang, a assured, younger author who’s immune to Marcus’s notes and suggestions on his debut novel. Kazan (“The Knick,” “Mosaic”) visitor stars as Emily Hexton, Marcus’s well-meaning and supportive spouse, whom he met in grad college earlier than the 2 of them moved to New York collectively.
Season 1 star and sequence govt producer Anna Kendrick can even seem in Season 2 together with Zoë Chao, Peter Vack and Nick Thune.
Jessica Williams is repped by UTA, B. Company and Morris Yorn. Powell is repped by CAA, Artists First and Morris Yorn. Hubert is repped by DGRW. Rock is repped by APA, Artists First and Jackoway Austen Tyerman. Kazan is repped by Gersh and Principal Entertainment. Rachelle Williams is repped by Kaplan-Stahler Agency, Echo Lake Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
Rachelle Williams, Sam Boyd, and Bridget Bedard function co-showrunners and govt producers, with Kendrick, Harper, Paul Feig and Dan Magnante additionally govt producing. “Love Life” is produced by Lionsgate Television and Feigco Entertainment.