Hulu will release season 2 of the coming-of-age comedy Pen15 in September. Created and written by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman, Pen15 premiered on Hulu in February 2019 and quickly became a fan-favorite show. Starring two adult actors, Erskine and Konkle, as fictionalized 13-year-old versions of themselves, Pen15 touches on the adolescent strife one must face in one's middle school years. Following Maya and Anna as they navigate early teenage years with gel pens, AOL dial-up, and cropped PE shirts, Pen15 season 1 left fans wondering what the two friends would endure next.
According to E! News, Maya and Anna will return for Pen15 season 2 on September 18. Consisting of 14 episodes, Pen15's sophomore season will be split into two installments, with the first seven episodes premiering in September and the additional episodes slated to arrive in 2021. Taking place soon after the events of the season one finale, Pen15 season 2 will follow the BFFs as they explore more mature events. Along with the September release date, Hulu unveiled a trailer for season 2 of Pen15. Infused with moments of soda chugging, awkward hallway exchanges, and mention that the girls have "changed, like,...a lot," the season 2 trailer for Pen15 gives a glimpse of what to expect next.
Hulu continues to bolster its slate of original content with the recent release of Ramy season 2, the announcement of Nine Perfect Strangers, starring Nicole Kidman, and Kate McKinnon's limited series The Dropout getting the green light. Toting a talented cast, impeccable writing, and relatable situations, Pen15 was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series. Pen15 season 2 has been highly anticipated by fans and could be another cringe-worthy winner for Hulu.