After finishing an acclaimed first season last summer, everyone’s favorite next generation of New York City twenty-somethings are coming back for more quirky comedy and complicated relationships.
Season 2 of Lena Dunham’s Emmy-nominated HBO series Girls premieres on January 13th, and the first trailer has arrived to give us a taste of the trials and tribulations Dunham and her friends (played by Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and Zosia Mamet) will be dealing with this time around.
With Hannah (Dunham) breaking up with peculiar boyfriend Adam (Adam Driver), the window is open for a slew of new talent to charm the aspiring writer. It looks like her break-up will have her confiding in the gay ex-boyfriend played by Andrew Rannells of The New Normal, so that will be a nice return. Plus, Adam isn’t going to give Hannah up without a fight (not matter how creepy that might get).
But Rannells isn’t the only returning guest-star as romantic interests Chris O’Dowd, Alex Karpovsky and Jorma Taccone will return to try to woo their respective girls. In addition, it looks like there’s some new blood for the show with Rita Wilson playing the mother of Marnie (Williams), who seems to be struggling with her on-and-off boyfriend Charlie (Christopher Abbott). There’s no glimpse of guest star Donald Glover (Community) yet though.
This looks to be another stellar season for the HBO series, and Dunham seems to have quite a promising career ahead of her as a writer and actress. In fact, there were rumblings that HBO had already renewed the series for a third season even before the second season premiered, but the cable network has not confirmed or denied those reports…yet. One thing is sure though, the series has catapulted Dunham from an indie darling to a near household name (at least the households who pay for HBO).
Girls returns to HBO on January 13th, 2013 at 9/8c