In a world with new anthology series with star-studded casts coming seemingly every month or so, a show really has to do something special to impress audiences. And while “Modern Love” already released a successful first season, the anthology is going even bigger with the A-list names that are populating the stories being told in Season 2.
For those that haven’t watched “Modern Love,” the series is pretty straightforward—telling stories about love in all its complicated forms. The series is based on the New York Times column, “Modern Love.”
The all-star cast for this season’s episodes includes Gbenga Akinnagbe (“The Deuce”), Lucy Boynton (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), Tom Burke (“Mank”), Minnie Driver (“Cinderella”), Grace Edwards, Dominique Fishback (“Judas and the Black Messiah”), Zoë Chao (“Love Life”), Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones”), Garrett Hedlund (“Mudbound”), Tobias Menzies (“The Crown”), Sophie Okonedo (“Ratched”), Zane Pais (“Room 104”), Anna Paquin (“Flack”), Isaac Powell (“Dear Evan Hansen”), Marquis Rodriguez (“When They See Us”), and Lulu Wilson (“The Glorias”).
“Modern Love” Season 2 debuts on August 13 on Amazon Prime Video. You can watch the trailer below:
Here’s the synopsis for the Season 2 episodes:
On a Serpentine Road, With the Top Down
A woman’s only remaining connection to her late husband is her vintage car but now, 30-years later, she’s confronted with the difficult choice of selling it – and saying goodbye to her old love forever. Minnie Driver & Tom Burke star.
The Night Girl Finds a Day Boy
A woman with delayed sleep phase syndrome meets the love of her life. The catch is: he’s awake while the sun is shining and she is not. Zoë Chao & Gbenga Akinnagbe star.
Strangers on a Train
Two strangers meet on a train from Galway to Dublin in March 2020 and decide to go old school: no numbers exchanged, only a promise that they will meet up on the train two weeks later. And then a worldwide pandemic shuts down all of Ireland. Lucy Boynton & Kit Harington star.
A Life Plan for Two, Followed by One
The new girl in school falls in love with her best friend and is convinced that they’re meant for each other… even though she can’t seem to ever get out of the ‘friend zone.’ Dominique Fishback & Isaac Powell star.
Am I …? Maybe this Quiz Will Tell Me
A middle-school girl questions her sexuality when she finds herself having feelings for another girl. She turns to social media quizzes for answers. Grace Edwards & Lulu Wilson star.
In the Waiting Room of Estranged Spouses
After a chance meeting in a therapist’s office, a former marine and a housewife develop an unlikely connection when they discover their respective spouses are having an affair with each other. Anna Paquin & Garrett Hedlund star.
How Do You Remember Me?
For two young men, running into each other reminds them of their first and only date together. But do they remember that night the same way? Marquis Rodriguez & Zane Pais star.
Second Embrace, With Hearts and Eyes Open
Two parents, after being divorced for several years, begin a casual fling and reignite their old flame, only for one of them to receive a life-changing medical diagnosis. Sophie Okonedo & Tobias Menzies star.