Reopen History B(r)ooks
Watch the trailer for the Hulu mini-series that finally introduces the sequel to the 1981 comedy saga
over 40 years old After Mel Brooks had presence of mind to be called the epic comedy of 1981 World History, Part OneThe film’s sequel is finally set for release with a similar all-star cast and a loosely realistic depiction of historical events.
Unlike its predecessor, which crammed pods into 90 minutes. World History, Part Two It will be a four-night event, starting March 6 on Hulu.
Nick Kroll, Ike Barinholtz, Wanda Sykes and Brooks lead the cast, which also includes Quinta Bronson, Seth Rogen (as Noah of “The Ark” fame), Zazie Beetz, Dove Cameron, Kumail Nanjiani, Sarah Silverman, Taika Waititi and dozens more set to appear over the course of the series. short.
The new humor of The second part — introduced by Brooks, who co-authored the miniseries — gives a glimpse into some of the historical figures whose story will be parodied: Alexander Graham Bell, Ulysses Grant, Sigmund Freud, Rasputin, Amelia Earhart, Harriet Tubman, Kublai Khan, and Jesus Christ.
Also participating in the fun are Josh Gad, Johnny Knoxville, Emily Ratajkowski, JB Smoove, Jay Ellis, Danny DeVito, Pamela Adlon…and that’s just what’s included in the teaser.