Laurie Metcalf, Margaret Cho, and more join Hacks Season 2

From left to right: Laurie Metcalfe, Margaret Cho, Ming Na Wen, and Martha Kelly

From left to right: Laurie Metcalfe, Margaret Cho, Ming Na Wen, and Martha Kelly
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HBO Max knows a lot of people are anticipating its second season of success, Emmy Award Winner series hacksAnd, to make us all wish it had just arrived, the broadcaster announced some new superstars. Laurie Metcalfe, Martha Kelly (recently featured in trance like terrifying Laurie), The Mandalorian And the boba fett book Stars Ming-Na Wen and Margaret Cho.

No details of their roles have been announced yet, but at the Critics’ Choice Awards, takes stars Jan Smart and Hana Einbender had It was revealed that Cho will appear in the new season while Talking to diverse On the red carpet. When Smart and Einbender were asked who would play him, they said they couldn’t reveal it, but it’s hard to imagine a world of comedy without Cho, so it would make sense for her to play a high-fiction version of herself.

The hacks stars too Tell diverse They wanted Rosie O’Donnell to make a cameo — but the comedian and former talk show host didn’t plan to appear on the show (as far as we know, anyway).

HBO Max also shared the official official line for season two, noting that “a dark mentorship between legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) and her young man, writer Ava (Hannah Inbender) continues to evolve as the two travel across the country working to enforce the Stand-Up Act. The new Deborah.

On the show, Smart plays Deborah Vance, a once legendary comedian who is out of step with time and stuck in her divas ways. But once she starts working with Ava, a young writer in desperate need of a job after a merciless tweet leaves her out of work, her career is back on track — with some struggles along the way.

Role Smart won an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, marking its first win in 13 years. The show also won an Emmys for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.

was the show Renewed for a second season Last June, but the date of the premiere has not yet been announced.

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