Time to rejoice, fools!
Nearly three months after its debut, Hulu has handed out a second-season renewal for its Chris Estrada-led comedy collection This Fool. Season two of the ABC Signature-produced comedy set in South Central L.A. will include one other spherical of 10 episodes.
Since its binge-drop premiere, This Fool has been a crucial darling. Written and exec produced by star Estrada, the comedy at present has a powerful one hundred pc score amongst critics and 91 p.c rating with viewers on Rotten Tomatoes. Hulu, like different streamers, doesn’t launch conventional viewership information.
The collection revolves round Julio Lopez (Estrada), a 30-year-old who nonetheless lives at house who finds any excuse to keep away from coping with his personal issues. Frankie Quiñones co-stars as Julio’s cousin, Luis, an ex-gang member who strikes in with the Lopez household after his launch from jail.
In addition to Estrada, exec producers embody Pat Bishop, Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, Jonathan Groff and Fred Armisen.
The renewal for This Fool caps a robust yr in scripted comedy originals at Hulu that has included 17 Emmy nominations for Only Murders within the Building, plus pickups for The Great and How I Met Your Father. Next up in 2023 are debuts of The Other Black Girl and History of the World Part II.