Mel Brooks The History of the World II

Watch a trailer for the project featuring Wanda Sykes, Nick Kroll and Ike Barinholtz.

Back in 1981, between “High Anxiety” and “Spaceballs,” Mel Brooks released a parody of the epic movies called “History of the World Part I,” where at least part of the joke was that there would never be a Part II. But after 40 years, this is no longer the case, as the “History of the World II. part,” the limited series sequel to the film will premiere on Hulu on March 6. The streamer announced the news on January 13. teaser edition for the sketch series.

Like the film, which consisted of five stages from the Stone Age to the French Revolution, “World History II. each episode will consist of several sketches set in different periods of human history. Brooks stars in every episode alongside Wanda Sykes, Nick Kroll, and Ike Barinholtz, but each episode also features special guest appearances from a lineup that includes (gasp) Pamela Adlon, Tim Baltz, Zazie Beetz, Jillian Bell, Quinta Brunson, Dove Cameron, D ‘Arcy Carden, Ronny Chieng, Rob Corddry, Danny DeVito, David Duchovny, Hannah Einbinder, Jay Ellis, Josh Gad, Kimiko Glenn, Brandon Kyle Goodman, Jake Johnson, Richard Kind, Johnny Knoxville, Lauren Lapkus, Jenifer Lewis, Poppy Liu, Joe Lo Truglio, Jason Mantzoukas, Ken Marino, Jack McBrayer, Zahn McClarnon, Charles Melton, Kumail Nanjiani, Brock O’Hurn, Andrew Rannells, Emily Ratajkowski, Sam Richardson, Nick Robinson, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman, Timothy Simons, JB Smoove , David Wain, Taika Waititi, Reggie Watts and Tyler James Williams.

All four main cast members serve as writers and executive producers for the series alongside David Stassen. The 96-year-old Brooks’ first live-action role in the Broadway musical adaptation of his most acclaimed film since 2005’s “The Producers.” His last work was 1995’s Dracula: Dead and Loving It, and unfortunately Brooks will not be returning for Dracula II. part” is directed by de Strassen, Kroll, Lance Bangs and Alice Mathias. . Searchlight Television and 20th Television serve as studios for the series.

After the premiere on Monday, March 6, “History of the World Part II” will air two episodes per day, with the finale on March 9. Watch the series trailer below.


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