Jessica Williams and Chris ‘Comedian CP’ Powell Join William Jackson Harper to Star in Max Original ‘Love Life’ Season Two
Season one’s Anna Kendrick (who also executive produces), Zoë Chao, Peter Vack and Nick Thune will appear in season two.
Janet Hubert, Jordan Rock And Maya Kazan Set To Guest Star
Rachelle Williams Joins Creator Sam Boyd And Bridget Bedard As Co-Showrunner
Season two of LOVE LIFE, HBO Max’s romantic comedy anthology series from Lionsgate Television, focuses on “Marcus Watkins” (Emmy(R) nominee and executive producer William Jackson Harper) as he comes out of a years-long relationship with the woman he thought was going to be his person. The rug pulled out from under him, he is plunged back into the search for the romantic fulfillment that he thought he had already found. Season one’s Anna Kendrick (who also executive produces), Zoë Chao, Peter Vack and Nick Thune will appear in season two.
Newly Added Series Regulars:
Jessica Williams (“2 Dope Queens,” “Booksmart,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3”) as “Mia Hines,” the beautiful, intelligent and somewhat unknowable object of Marcus’s affection. After forming a connection early in the season, she challenges Marcus’s ideas about himself and how he moves through the world.
Chris “Comedian CP” Powell (“Ole Bud’s ANU Football Weekly,” “Detroiters,” “Oaklandia”) as the charming and gregarious “Yogi,” who is committed to his girlfriend and two children, but lives vicariously through Marcus’s exploits, offering unsolicited advice.
Newly Added Guest Stars:
Daytime Emmy nominee Janet Hubert (“Fresh Prince,” “The Last O.G.”) in a recurring role as “Donna Watkins,” Marcus’s caring and perceptive mother, who worries about her son as he struggles to find himself.
Jordan Rock (“Love,” “Big Time Adolescence,” “The After Party”) in a recurring role as “Trae Lang,” a confident, young writer who is resistant to Marcus’s notes and feedback on his debut novel, forcing Marcus to re-evaluate his role in publishing.
Maya Kazan (“The Knick,” “Mosaic”) guest stars as “Emily Hexton,” Marcus’s well-meaning and supportive wife, who he met in grad school before the two of them moved to New York together. But as compatible as they may once have been, we meet them at a point where they seem to have grown apart.
Rachelle Williams (“Tuca & Bertie,” “Mixedish”) is joining the series’ creative team to co-show run alongside creator Sam Boyd and Bridget Bedard. Boyd, Bedard and Williams serve as executive producers with Anna Kendrick, William Jackson Harper, Paul Feig and Dan Magnante. LOVE LIFE is produced by Lionsgate Television and Feigco Entertainment.
Jessica Williams is represented by UTA, B. Company and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman.
Comedian CP is represented by CAA, Artists First and Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman.
Janet Hubert is represented by DGRW.
Jordan Rock is represented by APA, Artists First and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.
Maya Kazan is represented by Gersh and Principal Entertainment.
Rachelle Williams is represented by Kaplan-Stahler Agency, Echo Lake Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.
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