Modern Love is an American Television Series that follows a unique genre of comedy, romance, and anthology. It is a story series created by John Camey that was based on a featured weekly column of The New York Times with the same title.
The first season premiered on Amazon Prime Videos and was aired in October 2019. Each episode has showtime of 30-35 min. It was then later renewed for a second season in August 2021.
Season 1 of Modern Love received positive reviews, especially towards the cast’s performances. On Rotten Tomatoes, it received a positive score of 75%, while on Metacritic, it received generally favorable reviews of 66/100. Not only that, Modern love was nominated thrice in 2020. It was nominated in the Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries (Anne Hathaway) and Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/MIniseries (Dev Patel). Dev Patel was again nominated in the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
What makes Modern Love a good story, is the diversity they put into the word love. This includes self-love, familial, sexual, Platonic, and romantic. This all happened in a very beautiful place in New York City.
The series was originally made in the United States with a total of 2 seasons and 16 episodes. The production team is composed of Choire Sicha, Todd Hoffman, Sam Dolnick, John Carney, and Trish Hofmann. The production companies involved are Amazon Studios, Storied Media Group, and Pilcrow.
Fans of the show will be glad to know that Modern Love will have another season. Below is everything you need to know about Modern Love season 2.
Modern Love Season 2: Plot
Season 2 has 8 episodes. The first episode is entitled “On a Serpentine Road, With the Top Down”, directed and written by John Carney. The story is set in Ireland and revolves around Minnie Driver and her partner. Minnie Driver is sentimental about her car which her partner wants to sell. However, the car belonged to her late husband. Later on, Minnie confessed to her partner the sentimental value of the car and was then surprised when her partner bought back the car from its new owner. This episode is the strongest in the second season.
The second episode is entitled “The Night Girl Finds a Day Boy”, directed by Jesse Peretz and written by Sarah Heyward. The story is about a night girl who met a day boy. The night girl goes to bed at 8 am and wakes up at 5 pm. At first, the day boy is excited about the situation of the night girl. But later on, their dating life becomes more and more difficult.
The third episode is entitled “Strangers on a (Dublin) Train”, directed and written by John Carney. The story is at the onset of the pandemic and revolves around an intellectual technophobe and a hipster tech worker. The two have a rom-com who met on a train to Dublin, Ireland.
The fourth episode is entitled “A Life Plan for Two, Followed by One”, directed by Marta Cunningham. The story is written by Sarra-Jane Piat-Kelly and Dime Davis and Marta Cunningham. The story revolves around Lil and Vincent’s lasting friendship that follows into adulthood.
The fifth episode is entitled “Am I…? Maybe This Quiz Game Will Tell Me”, directed and written by Celine Held and Logan George. The story revolves around a teenage protagonist coming to terms with her sexuality when she develops a crush on her girl.
The sixth episode is entitled “In the Waiting Room of Estranged Spouses”, directed by John Crowley and written by Susan Soon He Stanton. The story revolves around a marine who starts seeing a therapist named Isabelle. The therapist is the wife of the guy his wife is having an affair with. They soon develop a connection.
The story revolves around two men who realized that they once spent a night together. Both are remembering the night but from a different perspective.
The eighth episode is entitled “Second Embrace, With Hearts and Eyes Open”, directed by John Carney and written by Kieran Carney. The story revolves around a separated husband and wife rediscovering their love for each other.
Modern Love Season 2: Cast
The second season of the show has more characters than a season and these are:
Jordan, played by Gbenga Akinnagbe.
Delfina, played by Briana M. Aponte.
Allison, played by Susan Blackwell.
Paula, played by Lucy Boynton.
Michael, played by Tom Burke.
Zoe, played by Zoe Chao.
Lori, played by Maria Dizzia.
Stephanie Curran, played by Minnie Driver.
Alexa, played by Grace Edwards.
Lil, played by Dominique Fishback.
Whitney, played by Kathryn Gallagher.
Michael, played by Kit Harrington.
Spence, played by Garrett Hedlund.
Moush, played by Telci.
Pam, played by Nikki M. James.
Van, played by Tobias Menzies.
Vanessa, played by Aparna Nacherla.
Elizabeth Cannon, played by Sophie Okonedo.
Toby Dooley, played by Larry Owens.
Robbie, played by Zane Pais.
Isabelle, played by Anna Paquin.
Vince, played by Isaac Powell.
Nick, played by Ben Rappaport.
Young Lil, played by Milan Ray.
Declan, played by Jack Reynor.
Jane, played by Miranda Richardson.
Ben, played by Marquis Rodriguez.
Ford, played by James Scully.
Karen, played by Zuzanna Szadkowski.
Katie, played by Lulu Wilson.
Neil, played by Don Wycherley.
Jeannie, played by Jeena Yi.
Modern Love Season 2: Release Date
The Modern Love series started in October 2019 with a total of 8 episodes released.
The second season of the series followed 2 years after the first season, which was in August 2021. It has a total of 8 episodes.
Modern Love Season 2: Movie Trailer
Similar to how the television film industry released their official movie trailer. Modern Love season 2 movie trailer was released a month before its premiere date. It was released in July 2021.
There were no additional or follow-up trailers made before the running episodes.
If you have not yet watched Modern Love, season 1 or season 2. Now would be a great time to start your love adventure in the great city of New York.
You can look up the trailers on any social media and entertainment platform.