Ricky Gervais’ dark comedy show After Life 2 is coming back on April 24, 2020, amid coronavirus pandemic. The show which received positive reviews upon its launch back in March 2019, has made fanbase worldwide that are eagerly waiting for the release of the second season of After Life. Well, their wait is over as Netflix has officially confirmed the release date and the show will be dropped within a couple of days. Netflix UK took to Twitter to confirm the After Life Season 2 release date.
After Life returns on 24 April. Yes, the dog will be back! @rickygervais, too. But the dog!! pic.twitter.com/75wIb96KSr
— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) February 13, 2020
After Life 2 Cast
Ricky Gervais as Tony Johnson, head of feature stories at the local newspaper, the Tambury Gazette. Following the death of his wife, he is depressed and suicidal.
Tom Basden as Matt, Tony’s brother-in-law and boss of the Tambury Gazette
Tony Way as Lenny, photographer at the Tambury Gazette
Diane Morgan as Kath, the newspaper’s advertising employee
Mandeep Dhillon as Sandy, a newly hired journalist
Ashley Jensen as Emma, a nurse working at Tony’s dad’s nursing home
David Bradley as Ray Johnson, Tony’s dad, who has dementia and lives in a nursing home
Kerry Godliman as Lisa Johnson, Tony’s late wife
Paul Kaye as Tony’s psychiatrist
Tim Plester as Julian Kane, a drug addict, who is hired by Matt to deliver the paper
Joe Wilkinson as postman Pat
Tommy Finnegan as George, Tony’s nephew
Thomas Bastable as Robbie, a classmate of George’s
Penelope Wilton as Anne, an older lady and widow, who Tony meets at the graveyard
David Earl as Brian, a hoarder, who above all, wants to appear in the local newspaper
Jo Hartley as June, Lenny’s girlfriend
Roisin Conaty as Daphne, aka “Roxy”, a sex worker
Anti as Brandy, Tony’s and Lisa’s dog, Tony’s best friend and reason to keep living.
After Life Season 2 Plot
In the very first period, Tony’s life turns upside down after his partner passes away from cancer. Overwhelmed by feelings of grief as well as sadness, Tony has self-destructive ideas and also falls into depression. The good news is, the people around him push him to provide life a second opportunity by encouraging him to seek the aid of a psychiatrist, drown himself at the office, as well as simply stay clear of being impolite to people. He does not totally be successful, yet every step counts, right? The season ends with Tony finally locating a little tranquility from the chaos in his mind as he makes a decision to be kind, humble, and caring.
In period 2, we can anticipate Tony to aim to be a far better close friend as well as colleague to individuals that genuinely appreciate him. His downhearted view regarding the world has actually absolutely changed a bit, which can work in favor of him as he could try to repair his relationships with the people he has actually injured. With flashbacks, the season might likewise display some heart-warming minutes between Tony as well as his late spouse, Lisa.
Speaking about matters of the heart, Tony could offer some significant thought about jumping into the dating scene again, as he is gradually starting to develop sensations for his daddy’s nurse, Emma, and also might take their relationship to the following level. However before that, Tony could have an extra considerable task handy, as his work environment may be on the verge of shutting down, as well as he might have to do every little thing in his power to stop that from taking place.
After Life Season 2 Trailer
Below is the official trailer of After Life season 2. Watch and enjoy it.