Hulu is teasing two of its March 2023 titles today. First up, the streaming service shared the teaser for the upcoming eight-episode comedy series History of the World, Part II. You can watch the teaser below!
History of the World, Part II premieres Monday, March 6 with two episodes. Two new episodes will drop daily, with the finale on Thursday, March 9.
After waiting over 40 years there is finally a sequel to the seminal Mel Brooks film, History of the World, Part I, with each episode featuring a variety of sketches that take us through different periods of human history.
The series stars Mel Brooks, Wanda Sykes, Nick Kroll, and Ike Barinholtz. Also on board are Pamela Adlon, Tim Baltz, Zazie Beetz, Jillian Bell, Quinta Brunson, Dove Cameron, D’Arcy Carden, Ronny Chieng, Rob Corddry, Danny DeVito, David Duchovny, Hannah Einbinder, Jay Ellis, Josh Gad, and Kimiko Glenn.
The cast continues with Brandon Kyle Goodman, Jake Johnson, Richard Kind, Johnny Knoxville, Lauren Lapkus, Jenifer Lewis, Poppy Liu, Joe Lo Truglio, Jason Mantzoukas, Ken Marino, Jack McBrayer, Zahn McClarnon, and Charles Melton.
The cast is rounded out by Kumail Nanjiani, Brock O’Hurn, Andrew Rannells, Emily Ratajkowski, Sam Richardson, Nick Robinson, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman, Timothy Simons, J.B. Smoove, David Wain, Taika Waititi, Reggie Watts, and Tyler James Williams.
Mel Brooks is a writer and executive producer on the series along with Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, and David Stassen. Kevin Salter, David Greenbaum and Christie Smith are executive producers.
Alice Mathias, David Stassen, Nick Kroll and Lance Bangs directed the eight-episode season. History of the World, Part II is a production of Searchlight Television and 20th Television.
Mae Whitman today also revealed the premiere date and a first look at her upcoming Hulu Original musical romantic comedy series Up Here.
The series premieres all episodes March 24 on Hulu. You can scroll down to view all the photos that were released!
Up Here is a musical romantic comedy set in New York City in the waning days of 1999. It follows the extraordinary story of one ordinary couple, Lindsay and Miguel, as they fall in love.
They discover that the single greatest obstacle to finding happiness together might just be themselves – and the treacherous world of memories, obsessions, fears and fantasies that lives inside their heads.
In addition to Mae Whitman, the cast includes Carlos Valdes, Katie Finneran, John Hodgman, Andréa Burns, Sophia Hammons, and Emilia Suárez.
Up Here is written by Steven Levenson (tick, tick…BOOM!, Dear Evan Hansen) and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (The Carmichael Show).
Songwriting duo Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen, WandaVision) are writing original songs for the series.
Thomas Kail (Hamilton) directs and executive produces the series alongside Levenson, Sanchez-Witzel, Anderson-Lopez, Lopez, and Jennifer Todd. 20th Television serves as the production company alongside Kail’s Old 320 Sycamore Productions.