It’s been a very long wait for season two of the critically acclaimed HBO series “Los Espookys,” but that wait is finally almost over. A brand new trailer released today gives us a look at the upcoming horror hijinks along with a release date.
Created by Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres (HBO comedy special “My Favorite Shapes”), season two of the bilingual, six-episode HBO Original comedy series “Los Espookys” premieres on September 16 on HBO and HBO Max.
The series follows “a group of friends who turn their shared passion for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to clients who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just a part of daily life.”
As for what to expect in season two, it will find “leader and gore enthusiast, Renaldo (Bernardo Velasco), haunted by the ghost of a beauty pageant queen, while Úrsula (Cassandra Ciangherotti), enlists an old acquaintance to challenge the political status quo. Úrsula’s well-meaning sister, Tati (Ana Fabrega), is adjusting to her life as a newlywed, while balancing a new gig, and Renaldo’s ominous best friend, Andrés (Julio Torres), tries to find his place in the world after appeasing his inner demons (literally). Meanwhile, Uncle Tico (Fred Armisen) is searching for a new purpose after his valet career is derailed.”
Season two returning cast also includes recurring stars José Pablo Minor as Juan Carlos, River L. Ramirez as Sonia, Giannina Fruttero as Beatriz, Carmen Gloria Bresky as Mayor Teresa Lobos, Eudora Peterson as Krissy, and guest stars Greta Titelman as Ambassador Melanie Gibbons, Spike Einbinder as Sombra Del Agua (Water’s Shadow), and Sam Taggart as JJ. New recurring cast includes Martine Gutierrez as Karina and guest stars Kim Petras, Isabella Rosellini and Yalitza Aparicio.
The series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres along with Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer and Alice Mathias; co-executive produced by Nate Young; produced by Sharon Lopez and Andy Garland.
Check out the sneak peek for “Los Espookys” season two below.