Comic Punkie Johnson cast as lead in Love Life season 2
The second season will also see Leslie Bibb, John Earl Jelks and Arian Moayed joining the show
Punkie Johnson, a featured comic on the famous late-night sketch show Saturday Night Live, will star opposite William Jackson Harper in the second season of the HBO Max rom-com anthology series Love Life.
In the new chapter, Harmer of The Good Place fame plays the protagonist Marcus Watkins as he comes out of a years-long relationship with the woman he thought was going to be forever. He is left to search for romantic fulfilment that he thought he had already found.
The second season will also see Leslie Bibb, John Earl Jelks and Arian Moayed joining the show. Kimberly Elise, Ego Nwodim and Blair Underwood are attached to feature as guest stars on the series.
The series will be co-showrun by Sam Boyd, Bridget Bedard and Rachelle Williams. Williams, Bedard and Boyd will also executive produce alongside Harper, Paul Feig and Dan Magnante.
Anna Kendrick, who played the lead in the first season of the series, is on board as an executive producer for the upcoming instalment.
The second season of Love Life, which hails from Lionsgate Television and Feigco Entertainment, is currently in production in New York. The series was renewed by the Warner Media streaming platform a fortnight after its debut on May 27.