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Amazon announces cast for ‘Modern Love’ season 2

‘Modern Love’ returns with a second season that show new stories of love and heartbreak, and different types of relationships in all their complexity and beauty inspired by the well-known column in The New York Times newspaper. This new season, shot between New York and Ireland, will premiere on Prime Video soon in more than 240 countries and territories around the world.

This new stage is joined by Gbenga Akinnagbe (‘The Deuce’), Susan Blackwell (‘Madam Secretary’), Lucy Boynton (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’), Tom Burke (‘ank’), Zoe Chao (‘Love Life’), Maria Dizzia (‘Orange is the New Black’), Minnie Driver (‘Cinderella’), Grace Edwards, Dominique Fishback (‘Judas and the Black Messiah’), Kathryn Gallagher (‘Jagged Little Pill’), Kit Harington (‘Game of Thrones’), Garrett Hedlund (‘Mudbound’), Telci Huynh (‘God Friended Me’), Nikki M. James (‘Book of Mormon’), Aparna Nancherla (‘Corporate’), Larry Owens (‘High Maintenance’ ), Zane Pais (‘Room 104’), Anna Paquin (‘Flack’), Isaac Powell (‘Dear Evan Hansen’), Ben Rappaport (‘For the People’), Milan Ray (‘Troop Zero’), Jack Reynor (‘Midsommar’), Miranda Richardson (‘Stronger’), Marqus Rodrguez (‘As they see us’), James Scully (‘You’), Zuzanna Szadkowski (‘Gossip Girl’), Lulu Wilson (‘The Glorias’), Don Wycherley (‘An Irish Song’) and Jeena Yi (‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’).

« We are very excited to bring the second season of this series to life so we can bring visibility to what matters most, » said series creator and showrunner John Carney. « With the uncertainty that we live in today, these stories bring truth and love to people, and I am very grateful to be able to make that happen. »

Carney is also a writer, director and executive producer on the series. Joining him will also be directors John Crowley (‘Brooklyn’), Marta Cunningham (‘Insecure’), Jesse Peretz (‘Glow’), Andrew Rannells (‘Black Monday’) and Celine Held and Logan George (‘Topside’), who They will co-direct an episode. The episode that Rannells will direct is based on a column he wrote for The New York Times.

Todd Hoffman, Trish Hofmann and Anthony Bregman are executive producers of this second season alongside Caitlin Roper and Choire Sicha of The New York Times. Sean Fogel is a producer and Daniel Jones, editor of the « Modern Love » column, is a co-producer. The series is produced by Amazon Studios, Storied Media Group, Likely Story, and The New York Times.