According to Variety, Hulu has renewed the series Nine Perfect Strangers for a second season. The show initially was conceived as a limited series, based on the same author Liane Moriarty''s book. The show will now compete for the Best Drama categories, rather than those that have been relegated to a limited series.
No plot details or cast announcements have yet been made. Masha, the legendary founder of Tranquillum House, led the first season with Melissa McCarthy, Michael Shannon, Samara Weaving, Asher Keddie (Offspring), Melvin Gregg (The Way Back), Grace Van Patten, and Bobby Cannavale in the series. Mark Levine (50/50, Long Shot) and Mark Kavanaugh appeared on the show.
Nine Perfect Strangers follows "nine strangers from the city" who go for a 10-day retreat at Tranquillum House, a health and wellness center in Cabrillo, California, which promises to transform and heal the guests who stay there. The resort is not what it appears to be, and the guests are on the verge of discovering many secrets about each other and the resort''s host."
Nine Perfect Strangers will address Kelley''s other Kidman-starring series Big Little Lies. That HBO series was initially developed as a limited series, although it chose for a second season after the Emmy nominations had already been announced. In other words, Kidman and her co-stars Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Alexander Skarsgard both competed in categories they really shouldn''t have been in.
Hulu has made significant changes in original programming in order to compete with Netflix, with Dopesick, Pam & Tommy, and The Dropout all recently completing their runs. In addition to those who have been criticized for true crime in some sense, they have been referred to as a limited series. Later this year, the streamer will showcase Danny Boyle''s biographical novel The Pistol (based on the band Sex Pistols), as well as The Patient, along with Domhn
Season 2 of Nine Perfect Strangers has not been released yet.
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