JEAN SMART AND HANNAH EINBINDER RETURN FOR THE BRAND NEW SEASON OF HACKS.
Get ready to turn on Stan today orn for weekend highlight for the return of Hacks, starring Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winner Jean Smart alongside Hannah Einbinder and premiering Friday 13 May, same day as the U.S. and only on Stan.
Nominated for thirteen Emmy® Awards, Hacks explores the dark mentorship between Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and a young, entitled writer named Ava (Hannah Einbinder). The eight-episode second season will pick up immediately after the events of the season one finale, with Deborah and Ava traveling across the country workshopping Deborah’s new stand-up act.
Jean Smart, an Emmy®, SAG Awards® and Critics Choice Awards winner for her performance in season one of the series, will return along with Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-Hopkins (Hamilton) and Jane Adams (Messiah), who were all nominated for Emmys for the first season.
Returning cast members Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore), Kaitlin Olson (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia), Paul W. Downs (Broad City), Poppy Liu (Better Call Saul), Rose Abdoo (Gilmore Girls), Mark Indelicato (Ugly Betty), Meg Stalter (Tooning Out the News), Angela E. Gibbs (This Is Us), Luenell (Power Book II: Ghost), Johnny Sibilly (Queer as Folk), Joe Mande (The Good Place), Ally Maki (Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger) and Lorenza Izzo (Once Upon A Time in Hollywood) also star.
New recurring guest stars Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird), Martha Kelly (Euphoria), Ming-Na Wen (The Book of Boba Fett) and Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), and guest stars Margaret Cho (The Flight Attendant) and Devon Sawa (Chucky) join in the new season.
Hacks is created and showrun by Emmy® winners Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky. It is executive produced by Downs and Aniello via their Paulilu banner, Statsky via First Thought Productions, as well as Emmy® winners Michael Schur via Fremulon, David Miner for 3 Arts Entertainment and Morgan Sackett. The studio is Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
The brand new season of Hacks premieres 13 May, same day as the U.S. and only on Stan.
Every episode of the Emmy® Award-winning first season is now streaming, only on Stan.