Peacock Howls in Season Two of ‘Wolf Like Me,’ Starring Isla Fisher and Josh Gad

wolf like me will formally return for a second season on Peacock, the streaming platform introduced on Tuesday. No, we’re not crying *ahem* wolf on this one! Each Isla Fisher (godmother) and Josh Gad (frozen) are caught to reprise their characters from the premiere season. The genre-changing romantic/horror mission comes from creator/director/government producer Abe Forsythe (Little monsters).

“We’re on the moon wolf like meThe distinctive, high-stakes love story resonated so strongly with Peacock viewers,” Susan Rovner, president of leisure content material at NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming, stated in a press release. “Josh and Isla’s critically acclaimed performances on this beloved romantic drama had been beautiful and we will not wait to see what Abe Forsythe and our companions at Made Up Tales and Endeavor Content material create for season two.”

“I am thrilled to have the ability to proceed Mary and Gary’s story into the subsequent section of their relationship, particularly contemplating the stakes could not be larger,” added Forsythe. “Understanding that we now have an viewers invested in your story is a dream come true for us. Our group is already having a lot enjoyable constructing what we created with Season 1, I can not wait for everybody to expertise it alongside our characters.”

The present revolves across the relationship between current widower Gary (Gad) and his new girlfriend, Mary (Fisher), who, because the present’s title suggests, transforms right into a shaggy creature when the total moon rises within the night time sky. Throughout an interview with SYFY WIRE earlier this yr, Forsythe defined why he saved the supernatural parts of the story simmering within the background for many of the first season. In reality, we do not even see Mary’s full wolf kind till the final episode.

“It is difficult. I needed to tease him,” stated the creator. “However on the similar time, I used to be so conscious that if we will tease that approach… after we see it on the finish, we now have to actually execute it very, very effectively to make it satisfying. At that second I needed the viewers would say, ‘Oh, f***, that is proper, it is a werewolf present. And now I do not wish to see the werewolf.’ I needed them to be as scared as Gary and Emma had been on this state of affairs.”

Fisher additionally serves as government producer together with Forsythe, Jodi Matterson, Bruna Papandrea and Steve Hutensky. Made Up Tales and Endeavor Content material are co-producers.

“If individuals had been stunned by the primary season of wolf like me, we assure they are going to be amazed at what the universe throws at Mary and Gary this time round,” stated Matterson, Papandrea and Hutensky in a joint assertion. “We could not be extra excited to be working with Abe, Isla and Josh once more on this actually distinctive present.”

“We’re excited that Abe Forsythe and Made Up Tales will broaden their distinctive storytelling across the unbelievable journey of Mary and Gary, persevering with to interact devoted wolf like me followers for season two,” concluded Joe Hipps, EVP, TV, Endeavor Content material.

All six 30-minute episodes of wolf like me The primary season is already streaming on Peacock.

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