The Italian-American TV series, My Brilliant Friend, is returning with its second season, and fans of the show are extremely excited about it. The show is based on the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrante and according to reports, the second season will be based on the second Neapolitan Novel of Ferrante, “The Story of a New Name,” and the confirmation came back in December 2018. We have gathered all the recent updates and the latest information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming My Brilliant Friend Season 2.
The president of HBO programming, Casey Bloys said the team is extremely glad that the ‘epic’ story of Elena Ferrante resonated so well with the audiences and the critics, so they decided to continue their journey further. International television service RAI’s CEO, Fabrizio Salini, said that it is an important step to focus on international co-production as well as Italian talent.
The story of the second season will begin from where it left off, and it will be based on the second book, The Story of a New Name. The 1950s Italy will be the setting and the problems faced by the women of that time will be highlighted. Lila’s marriage life, as well as her other responsibilities, will be put to the test as she struggles to balance both.
My Brilliant Friend Season 2 Cast:
The cast for the upcoming season includes:
- Valentina Acca as Nunzia Cerullo
- Antonio Buonanno as Fernando Cerullo
- Gennaro Canonico as Alfredo Peluso
- Pina Di Gennaro as Melina Cappuccio and others
My Brilliant Friend Season 2 update:
The official update is yet to be revealed, however, according to the latest reports, My Brilliant Friend Season 2 is expected to release in the fall of 2019 or early 2020.