Prime-Video - Modern love : Amazon Studios presents the casting for the second season
"We are very pleased to be making a second season of this series and bring some of these stories, deep and human, to life," said showrunner John Carney. "With so much uncertainty in today's world, these stories will bring a little truth, comfort and love around the world, and I'm very happy to be a part of it."
The Amazon Original Modern Love series returns for a second season with an exceptional cast and new love stories and relationships as beautiful as they are complicated, inspired by the famous New York Times column. This second season was filmed in New York State in Albany, Schenectady and Troy, again in New York and Dublin, Ireland, and will be broadcast on Prime Video later this year in over 240 countries and territories.
Many talents are participating in this second season: Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Deuce), Susan Blackwell (Madam Secretary), Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody) Screen Actors Guild Award nominee, Tom Burke (Mank), Zoe Chao (Love Life), Maria Dizzia (Orange is the New Black), Academy Award nominee Minnie Driver (Cinderella), Grace Edwards, Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah), Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill) Tony Award nominee, Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) Emmy Award nominee, Garrett Hedlund (Mudbound) Screen Actors Guild Award nominee, Telci Huynh (God Friended Me), Nikki M. James (Book of Mormon) Tony Award nominee, Aparna Nancherla (Corporate), Larry Owens (High Maintenance), Zane Pais (Room 104), Academy Award winner Anna Paquin (Flack), Isaac Powell (Dear Evan Hansen), Ben Rappaport (For the People), Milan Ray (Troop Zero), Jack Reynor (Midsommar), Golden Globe winner Miranda Richardson (Stronger), Marquis Rodriguez (When They See Us), James Scully (You S2), Zuzanna Szadkowski (Gossip Girl), Lulu Wilson (The Glorias), Don Wycherley (Wild Mountain Thyme) and Jeena Yi (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt).
Carney is also a writer, director and executive producer. John Crowley (Brooklyn), Marta Cunningham (Insecure), Jesse Peretz (Glow) and Andrew Rannells (Black Monday), will also direct episodes of the anthology series with Celine Held and Logan George (Topside) will co-direct an episode. The episode Rannells will direct is adapted from a personal essay he wrote for the New York Times column.
Todd Hoffman, Trish Hofmann and Anthony Bregman are Executive Producers, with Caitlin Roper and Choire Sicha of The New York Times, Sean Fogel is Producer and Daniel Jones, Editor for "Modern Love", is Co-Producer. The series is produced by Amazon Studios, Storied Media Group, Likely Story and The New York Times.
Modern Love explores "love in its multitude of forms – including sexual, romantic, familial, platonic, and self love," which are presented in eight half-hour episodes. The Amazon series, based on the New York Times column of the same name, adapts different love stories taking place in New York City.
Written and directed by John Carney
Based on Modern Love by The New York Times
Executive producers : John Carney, Todd Hoffman, Sam Dolnick, Choire Sicha
Producer : Trish Hofmann
Running time : 29-35 minutes
Production companies : Storied Media Group, Picrow, Amazon Studios
Original network : Amazon Video
Original release : October 18, 2019 – present