Mark Hamill will be the guest of season two of What We Do in the Shadows
During yesterday's TCA press tour, The wrap reports creator Jemaine Clement has revealed that Star Wars ally Mark Hamill has officially signed a guest star role in the upcoming second season of the FX vampire comedy series What We Do in the Shadows. In addition, it has also been confirmed that executive producer Taika Waititi, who directed the original film and three episodes in the first season, will not be able to direct any episode of the second season.
Hamill is the last big name to appear in the first season series, with guest stars including Dave Bautista, Evan Rachel Wood, Danny Trejo, Danny Trejo, Wesley Snipes, Paul Rubens and Tilda Swinton, who played vampires. roles.
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What we do in the shadows is based on the 2014 vampire documentary movie of the same name, which follows a group of vampires (Taika Waititi, Clement, Jonathan Brugh, Ben Fransham) who live together today in Wellington, New Zealand. . through the mundane tasks of everyday life and housing with others, and bringing in a vampire (Cori Gonzalez-Macuer) who has just been transformed by the group.
The series is written and produced by Waititi and Clement. It stars Matt Berry (The IT Crowd), Kayvan Novak (Early Man), Natasia Demetriou (Year Friends) and Harvey Guillen (The Magicians).
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The film received rave reviews from critics after its release and quickly became an international cult classic, propelling Waititi and Clement even further into the limelight as actors, writers and directors. Since its release, the film has had several sequels in development, with a sequel to the werewolf group seen in the film led by Anton (Rhys Darby, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) still in active development, plus a serial comedy procedure. based on the cops seen in the movie when finding paranormal events in Wellington.
The second season of 10 episodes is scheduled to premiere April 15 on FX and the next day on Hulu. The premiere will include the first two episodes, followed by a new episode each subsequent week.