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today and the series has been renewed for a second season.
Created and written by Matafeo, with co-authors Alice Sneddon and Nic Sampson, the Starstruck The series revolves around Jessie (Matafeo), a millennial living in east London who juggles her dead-end jobs while navigating the complications of a romantic relationship with a movie star (Nikesh Patel).
HBO Max renews romantic comedy STARSTRUCK for second season
Max Original Season 1 Available To Stream Now
As the first season kicks off today, HBO Max has renewed the Max Original series, STARSTRUCK, from actress Rose Matafeo (“Baby Done”, “Horndog”) and co-writers Alice Snedden and Nic Sampson, for a second season. Hailed as a “charmer” by the New York Times and “a candy floss confection.” . . marked by the softness and lightness that once you are done you will be devastated, there is no more ”, by Pajiba, STARSTRUCK follows Jessie (Matafeo), a millennial living in east London juggling with two dead end jobs and navigating the complications of becomes romantically involved with famous movie star “Tom” (Nikesh Patel), and follows the couple as they realize they can’t get away from it all. ‘from each other. The season two ensemble cast also includes Minnie Driver (“Good Will Hunting”) and Russell Tovey (“Years and Years”). The first season debuts today on HBO Max.
“Rose is an exciting talent whose international stardom is on the rise,” said Jeniffer Kim, senior vice president of international originals at HBO Max. “Working with Rose and the Avalon team was amazing so we had to keep going. We can’t wait for audiences to see this hilarious and quirky love story.
“I am delighted that Starstruck is returning for a second series in the United States on HBO Max. I hope American audiences love my accent as much as I enjoy speaking in it, ”said Rose Matafeo, creator and screenwriter of STARSTRUCK.
“It’s great to have the support of HBO Max for the talented Rose Matafeo and this feel-good comedy,” said executive producer Jon Thoday.
Produced by Avalon (“Breeders”, “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay”, “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”, “Flatbush Misdemeanours”), STARSTRUCK is produced by Rose Matafeo, Jon Thoday, Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett and Toby Gallois . Claire McCarthy is a series producer.
About Rose Matafeo
Born in New Zealand, Rose has established herself as one of comedy’s most exciting new voices and is firmly established as the “voice of millennials” (Comedy Awards). A regular face on screen, January saw Rose star in Taika Waititi’s feature film “Baby Done”, while she was featured on “Taskmaster” (Ch4), “Have I Got News For You” (BBC One ), “The Royal Variety Performance” (ITV 1), “Unspun with Matt Forde” (Dave), “Ultimate Worrier” (Dave), “Hypothetical” (UKTV), “The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice” ( Channel 4), “The Last Leg” (Channel 4), and performed on “Conan” (TBS). Rose has appeared in BBC Two’s “W1A”, BBC Three’s “Pls Like and Climaxed” and “Dead Pixels” E4, while she wrote and starred in the three-part series “Rose Matafeo: Temp” for Channel 4’s Comedy Blaps. In the US, she also performed a stand-up on “Conan” (TBS). In New Zealand, Rose is the lead writer and star of the sketch show “Funny Girls” (TV3), which is in its third season, and she is a regular on “7 Days” (Three Now NZ) She also starred in the feature film “Baby, Done” (Piki Films). She is also co-host of the “Boners of the Heart with Alice Snedden” podcast.
Avalon is a multi-award-winning live-action talent management, television production and promotion group with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. Avalon, Artist Rights Group (ARG) and The Agency represent a prolific roster of artists including comedians, actors, presenters, writers and directors. Avalon’s many groundbreaking TV shows currently in production include: “Not Going Out” (BBC), the longest-running sitcom to air in the UK; “Taskmaster” (channel 4), the best-selling BAFTA-winning entertainment format broadcast in 100 countries; “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (HBO), multiple Emmy (R) winner; “The Russell Howard Hour” (Sky), the network’s most successful entertainment show since 2010; “Starstruck”, a new sitcom by Rose Matafeo, winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award 2018, (HBO Max / BBC); “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” by creator Josh Thomas (Freeform); “Breeders,” a sitcom starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard (FX / Sky); a new series from the famous British satirical puppet show, “Spitting Image” (BritBox UK); and several comedy specials for Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, and Netflix. Other flagship shows from Avalon include “Catastrophe” (Amazon Prime Video / Channel 4), “Fantasy Football League” (BBC / ITV) and multiple Emmy (R) nominees, “TV Burp” (ITV) several once awarded at the BAFTA. , and “Workaholics” (Comedy Central USA). Avalon also distributes its catalog of programs in more than 150 countries around the world. Avalon has produced numerous successful podcasts worldwide and is number one on iTunes charts in the UK with the track “Shagged.” Married. Annoyed ”by Chris and Rosie Ramsey.
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