The mad divorcee of the Upper West side is back! The critically and commercially acclaimed The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel from Amazon has just released the first teaser for the upcoming second season and it looks to have all of the sharp humor, charm, gorgeous fashion, and pop that season 1 had if not more!
Golden Globe winner Rachel Brosnahan returns as Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a 1950’s housewife in the Upper West Side who decides to try her hand at stand-up comedy after her husband leaves her. After find success on the stage in the inaugural season, season 2 finds Midge and her manager Susie (Alex Borstein) hitting the road.
The season will still be spending time in its home base of New York, but creator Amy Sherman Palladino said that she wanted “to see those two girls stay some nights in shitty hotels and playing some dumpy clubs.” One stop on the list? The Catskills, which really looks like the place you want to be as an adult in ’50’s because it basically looks like summer camp. There’s beauty pageants, talent shows, hula hooping, and apparently a skating rink? The Catskills also features the famous Borscht Belt where iconic comedians such as Joan Rivers, Jerry Lewis, Billy Crystal, Rodney Dangerfield, Sid Caesar and Buddy Hackett often frequented.
The trailer also promises plenty of Midge’s meddling parents, Rose and Abe Weissman, and it looks like her ex-husband Joel may still be in the picture as there is a brief clip of the two of them dancing. Of course, Chuck alum and upcoming Shazam! star Zachary Levi has joined the cast a series regular playing an “eclectic Manhattan doctor who suddenly starts orbiting the Weissman/Maisel world.”
But most importantly, The Marvelous. Mrs. Maisel is front and center on that stage doing her thing!
Check out the full teaser trailer below!
Written and created by Gilmore Girls’ Amy Sherman Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel has been a bonafide hit for Amazon Studios earning 2 2018 Golden Globe wins including Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for Brosnahan. The series also scooped up 14 Emmy nominations including Best Comedy Series, Best Actress for Brosnahan, and Best Supporting Actress for Borstein. The series also stars Michael Zegen, Tony Shalhoub, and Marin Hinkle.
Season 2 currently doesn’t have a premiere date.
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