It’s been so lengthy since Avenue 5‘s first season aired (and a lot has occurred on the planet since March 2020), however we do keep in mind a) we loved the near-future comedy’s batty characters, most of whom are trapped aboard a disastrous luxurious area cruise; and b) the plot ended on a hell of a cliffhanger.
The present’s second and last season has a trailer finally, and issues have positively gotten (hilariously) worse for everybody, particularly Avenue 5‘s flustered captain, performed by Hugh Laurie—who nonetheless has to determine easy methods to inform the more and more agitated crew and passengers that they will’t return to Earth for eight years, relatively than the meant journey size of eight weeks. Plus, the meals provide is working out… and so they is perhaps on a collision course with the solar?
“The twilight of the moron tyrant is upon us!”
Right here’s what HBO has to say about season two: “Avenue 5 takes us to a not-so-distant future the place area tourism is a booming enterprise. Whereas manning a luxurious spacecraft owned by Herman Judd (Josh Gad), Captain Ryan Clark (Hugh Laurie) finds himself in over his head when the ship is thrown disastrously off-course—turning what was meant to be an eight-week cruise into an eight-year journey. Selecting up 5 months after failing to reroute the vessel, season two follows the crew—together with fiery engineer Billie (Lenora Crichlow), unpredictable head of buyer relations Matt (Zach Woods), and devoted right-hand Iris (Suzy Nakamura)—as they wrestle to steer, calm, management, and, if want be, cover from more and more unruly passengers. On Earth, they’re lauded as heroes, and in area, everybody can hear them scream.”
The remainder of the ensemble solid contains Rebecca Entrance, Nikki Amuka-Hen, and Ethan Phillips, plus visitor stars Andy Buckley, Jessica St. Clair, Kyle Bornheimer, Adam Pålsson, Daisy Could Cooper, Lucy Punch, Leila Farzad, Jonathan Aris, and Arsher Ali.
Created by Armando Iannucci—who has a superhero satire collection within the works as his subsequent HBO venture—the eight-episode second season of Avenue 5 hits HBO and HBO Max on October 10.
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