This Fool is sticking around. Hulu has renewed the comedy series for a second season. The first season debuted on the streaming service in August. Chris Estrada (above), Frankie Quiñones, Laura Patalano, Michelle Ortiz, Julia Vera, and Michael Imperioli star in the show, which focuses on the working class of South Central Los Angeles. Estrada, Pat Bishop, Jake Weisman, and Matt Ingebretson write and executive produce the series.
Hulu revealed more about the renewal of the series in a press release.
Hulu Original comedy series “This Fool,” which hails from ABC Signature, has been renewed for a second season with ten episodes.
The first season premiered on August 12th and all ten episodes are now streaming on Hulu.
“This Fool” is written and executive produced by Chris Estrada, Pat Bishop, Jake Weisman and Matt Ingebretson. Jonathan Groff and Fred Armisen also serve as executive producers on the series.
Season One Synopsis: “This Fool” is an irreverent, cinematic half-hour comedy set in working class South Central Los Angeles. The show centers around Julio Lopez, a 30-year-old who still lives at home, has been dating his girlfriend on and off since high school, and finds any excuse to avoid dealing with his own problems. Julio works at Hugs Not Thugs, a gang rehabilitation non-profit, where he butts heads with his older cousin Luis, an ex-gang member who just got out of prison and moved in with Julio and his family.
Season One Cast: Chris Estrada (“Julio”), Frankie Quiñones (“Luis”), Laura Patalano (“Esperanza”), Michelle Ortiz (“Maggie”), Julia Vera (“Maria”) and Michael Imperioli (“Minister Payne”).
The news comes on the heels of a banner year in comedy for Hulu Originals, including “Only Murders in the Building’s” seventeen Emmy(R) nominations, renewals for “The Great” for a third season and “How I Met Your Father” for a second, and upcoming 2023 premieres for “The Other Black Girl” and “History of the World Part II.
What do you think? Are you excited to see more of This Fool on Hulu? Are you glad to hear that the show has been renewed for a second season?