Media outlets are reporting that HBO Max have renewed romantic comedy anthology series Love Life for a second season.
The series is about the journey from first love to lasting love, and how the people we’re with along the way make us into who we are when we finally end up with someone forever. The second season will remain set in New York City, but the focus will be on a new character’s journey, one which explores what happens when you’ve lived your whole life knowing who your soulmate is, only to find out years into a marriage that it’s not the right fit at all.
The second season will also key off characters in season one, with the main character Darby Carter appearing occasionally.
Kevin Reilly, Chief Content Officer at HBO Max, President, TNT, TBS and truTV, released a statement saying:
It’s so rewarding to see Love Life embraced as an immediate hit. We are proud to pick up a second season of our first Max scripted original comedy. We salute Anna, our creative team and partners at Lionsgate, and are delighted audiences have gravitated to Love Life in such a significant way. As a day one original, it is gratifying to see the strong response.
Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content at HBO Max, added:
Love Life’s first season is ultimately a tale of personal resilience, human connection and how those we love shape our lives. It’s clear to me why audiences are responding with such enormous enthusiasm, and it’s with great pleasure that my creative team and I look forward to continuing our relationship with this talented group of executive producers and Lionsgate to make television that resonates.
Creator, co-showrunner and executive producer Sam Boyd and co-showrunner and executive producer Bridget Bedard, added:
We couldn’t be more excited to make another season of Love Life with the amazing people at HBO Max and Lionsgate Television, and to have the opportunity to explore a whole new protagonist. If only as a way to continue processing our own romantic damage.
Anna Kendrick, season one lead and executive producer, added:
It’s been a labor of love working with everyone on Love Life and all who helped shaped Darby and brought her story to life. I am excited to be able to collaborate again with the team on a new character and their journey.
The final episodes of Love Life just dropped on HBO Max and the first season stars Anna Kendrick, Zoë Chao, Sasha Compère, Peter Vack, Lesley Manville, Jin Ha, Scoot McNairy, Hope Davis, Nick Thune, Gus Halper, John Gallagher Jr. and Kingsley Ben-Adir.