My Brilliant Friend Season 2: Release Date, Plot, Production, and Cast Details
My Brilliant Friend, aka, L’amica Geniale, is originally a drama TV series that has gotten a lot of attention after it aired. To simply put it, the show was a success, and the audience loved it to the point they wanted more from the show. Recently it was announced that there would be a second season of the show. Here is everything you need to know about it.
My Brilliant Friend Production
This tv show is created by Saverio Costanzo for HBO, RAI as well as TIMvision. The name for the show comes from the first four Novels in Neapolitan Novels series, which was written by Elena Ferrante. Moreover, it was said that the whole literary work over four seasons of eight episodes. My Brilliant Friend is a co-production between Italian production companies Wildside and Fandango and international film group Umedia.
My Brilliant Friend Season 2 Cast
As for the cast, the cast will consist of Gaia Girace as Raffaella “Lila” Cerullo, Margherita Mazzucco as Elena “Lenù” Greco. Anna Rita Vitolo as Immacolata Greco, Elena’s mother, Luca Gallone, as Vittorio Greco, who is a porter and Elena’s father. Antonio Milo, who plays as Silvio Solara, owner of the Bar Solara, Imma Villa as Manuela Solara, Silvio’s wife. Alessio Gallo as Michele Solara, Silvio, and Manuela’s son. Valentina Acca as Nunzia Cerullo, Lila’s mother. Antonio Buonanno as Fernando Cerullo, a shoemaker and Lila’s father. Dora Romano as Miss Oliviero, Elena and Lila’s elementary school teacher.
There also many other supporting characters, which are as following, Gennaro De Stefano as Rino Cerullo, Lila’s older brother. Tommaso Rusciano as young Rino Cerullo. Alba Rohrwacher as Elena Greco (voice-over)Elisabetta De Palo as elderly Elena Greco, Ingrid Del Genio as child Elena Greco, Matteo Castaldo as Peppe Greco, Elena’s younger brother. There are many other supporting characters that are present in the first season, so there is a good chance that they will return in the second season.
When is My Brilliant Friend Season 2 Release Date?
It is confirmed that there will be a second season of the show in December 2018, which is based on Ferrante’s second Neapolitan Novel and titled My Brilliant Friend: The Story of a New Name. As for release date, it will premiere on Rai 1 on 10 February 2020, and on HBO on 16 March 2020.
My Brilliant Friend season 2 Episode
The first two episodes of the second season were recently released in Italian cinemas from 27 to 29 January 2020. The name of these episodes are as follows: