EXCLUSIVE: Apple TV+’ homicide thriller comedy The Afterparty has made one other high-profile solid addition for its upcoming second season. Actor-comedian Ken Jeong is about as a brand new collection common on the hit present from Oscar winners Chris Miller and Phil Lord.
Jeong joins fellow new solid members Elizabeth Perkins, Zach Woods, Paul Walter Hause, Poppy Liu, Anna Konkle, Jack Whitehall and Vivian Wu, in addition to returning stars Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson and Zoë Chao.
Season 2 will revolve round a homicide at a marriage. Richardson, joined by Chao, reprising their respective roles as Aniq and Zoe, will tackle lead duties fixing the crime, with Haddish again as Detective Danner.
Jeong will star as Feng. He has expertise within the style, coming off a memorable visitor starring flip reverse Will Arnett within the Netflix comedy collection Murderville.
Created by Miller, The Afterparty is a genre-defying comedy collection during which every episode explores a special character’s account of 1 fateful night, all instructed by means of the lens of well-liked movie genres and distinctive visuals to match the storyteller’s perspective.
Following its premiere earlier this yr, The Afterparty shortly gained crucial and broad acclaim, in addition to an early season two renewal. The full first season is at the moment streaming globally on Apple TV+.
Season 2 will probably be co-showrun by Miller and Anthony King, and each function government producers. The collection is produced for Apple by TriStar TV and Sony Pictures Television as a part of Lord and Miller’s five-year general tv deal. Miller government produces alongside Lord by means of the pair’s manufacturing banner, Lord Miller. Lord Miller’s SVP of Television Aubrey Lee is a producer on the collection.
The Masked Singer decide Jeong is at the moment seen starring reverse Mike Myers in Myers’ Netflix comedy collection The Pentaverate. He is repped by ICM companions and Aligned Entertainment.