Netflix recently renewed The Kominsky Method for an eight-episode Season 2. Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Sarah Baker and Nancy Travis return as series regulars. Today, the streaming service announced that Jane Seymour (Live and Let Die), Jacqueline Bisset (Bullitt) and Paul Reiser (The Spy Who Dumped Me) are joining the cast.
Seymour will play Madelyn, a seventy-something, well-to-do woman who Norman (Arkin) had a mad love affair with in the Sixties before he met his wife. Fifty years later, they meet and start again. Bisset will play Gabrielle, Mindy’s (Sarah Baker) mom and Sandy’s (Douglas) French ex-wife who delights in still being able to push the buttons of her ex-husband. Reiser will play Martin, a sixty-something high school teacher who gets romantically involved with Sandy’s (Douglas) daughter, Mindy (Baker).
The Kominsky Method premiered globally Friday, November 16, 2018 on Netflix. The show secured two Golden Globe Award wins for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for star Michael Douglas.
Alan Arkin’s performance was also Golden Globe-nominated for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film. Additionally, The Kominsky Method was selected as one of AFI’s TV Programs of the Year 2018 and received two Critics’ Choice Nominations.
The sun isn’t setting yet on the once famous Sandy Kominsky and his longtime agent Norman Newlander. Academy Award winners Michael Douglas (Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Newlander) star as two friends tackling life’s inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values youth and beauty.
Both comedic and emotional, The Kominsky Method is a half-hour single camera comedy created by eight-time Emmy Award Nominee Chuck Lorre. Lorre, Al Higgins and Michael Douglas executive produce the series which is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.