Amazon Prime Video today released the official trailer for the second season of Amazon Original anthology series Modern Love. The second season premieres on Prime Video Friday, August 13.
In this season, love breaks all the rules. An old flame reignited. A test of friends vs. lovers. A night girl and her day boy. A romance with an ex’s ex. A one night stand. An impossible promise. A ghost of a lost lover. An exploration of sexuality.
The eight-part second season of the popular series brings to life a collection of stories about relationships, connections, betrayals and revelations.
Each episode showcases love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, all inspired by true events from the beloved New York Times column of the same name.
Showrunner John Carney serves as writer, director and executive producer. Andrew Rannells directed an episode this season based upon a personal essay that he penned for the column.
The season was filmed in Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, New York, and Dublin, Ireland.
The cast of Season 2 includes Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Deuce), Susan Blackwell (Madam Secretary), Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody), Tom Burke (Mank), Zoe Chao (Love Life), Maria Dizzia (Orange Is the New Black), Academy Award nominee Minnie Driver (Cinderella), Tobias Menzies (The Crown, Outlander), Sophie Okonedo (Ratched) and newcomer Grace Edwards.
Also on board are Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah), Tony Award nominee Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill), Emmy Award nominee Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Garrett Hedlund (Mudbound), and Telci Huynh (God Friended Me).
They are joined by Tony Award winner Nikki M. James (Book of Mormon), Aparna Nancherla (Corporate), Larry Owens (High Maintenance), Zane Pais (Room 104), and Academy Award winner Anna Paquin (Flack).
The cast includes Isaac Powell (Dear Evan Hansen), Ben Rappaport (For the People), Milan Ray (Troop Zero), Jack Reynor (Midsommar), Golden Globe Award winner Miranda Richardson (Stronger), and Marquis Rodriguez (When They See Us).
The massive lineup is rounded out by James Scully (You Season 2), Zuzanna Szadkowski (Gossip Girl), Lulu Wilson (The Glorias), Don Wycherley (Wild Mountain Thyme), and Jeena Yi (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt).
Todd Hoffman, Trish Hofmann, and Anthony Bregman also serve as executive producers on Season 2, along with Caitlin Roper and Choire Sicha of The New York Times, with Sean Fogel and Miriam Mintz serving as producers.
Daniel Jones, editor of the Modern Love column, serves as a co-producer.
The series is produced by Amazon Studios, Storied Media Group, Likely Story, and The New York Times.