There is just a joy about Mel Brooks films that make you feel like everyone was having an absolute blast. Whether that was Brooks’ attitude on set, the brilliant material, or a combination of the two, it comes across as pure fun. Going by the trailer for the sequel series, that isn’t going to change.
“History of the World, Part II” consists of eight episodes and stars Mel Brooks, Wanda Sykes, Nick Kroll, Ike Barinholtz, 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, J.B. Smoove, David Wain, Taika Waititi, Reggie Watts, and Tyler James Williams. Whew! That’s a lot of top-tier talent.
“History of the World, Part II” will premiere on Hulu on March 6, 2023, with two new episodes dropping daily for four days, concluding on March 9.