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- Julian Russo
The adventures of Josh and Melissa seem to have pleased Apple TV + subscribers a lot. Faced with this flagrant success for this original creation, Apple has decided to give the green light for the filming of new episodes. Series Schmigadoon! will soon make a comeback on the headed streaming service.
Season 2 is official
If you haven’t seen yet Schmigadoon!, there is always time to catch up. This series composed of 6 episodes tells the story of a couple close to breaking up who discover a magical town during their walk in the forest. This place of about fifty inhabitants is a bit special… It brings together people trapped in a musical from the 60s and 70s, the music, the clothes, everything is vintage to the point of catch off guard the two visitors!
After a few minutes enjoying the show, the couple won’t be able to leave, they will get stuck in this strange little town with its endless festive atmosphere.
For this second season, we will find mostly actors seen since the launch of the series, there will be: Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Ariana DeBose, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, Martin Short and Aaron Tveit.
For the next 6 new episodes, Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Patrick Page (Evil) will join the cast.
Schmigadoon! has joined the very select circle of Apple TV+ programs rewarded at prestigious award ceremonies in the United States. The original creation received the AFI award (American Film Institute) as well as an appointment to Critics Choice Award for actress Kristin Chenoweth in the Best Supporting Actor category.
This successful series is not produced with the cooperation of Apple Studios, the Californian giant has left the reins to Broadway Video and Universal Television.
According to Apple’s press release, Cinco Paul (who participated in Me, Despicable Me) will still be the showrunner for this season 2, he will also continue to write the original songs that you find in different scenes. Moreover, Paul was himself surprised by his talent for writing catchy music as we could hear several times in the episodes.
For the moment, there is no date for the release of new episodes of Schmigadoon!however we can hope for a start of the season during the first quarter of 2023 (at the latest the second).