HBO Max has renewed its dark comedy series Made for Love for a second season. The series stars Cristin Milioti as Hazel, a woman who escapes from a 10-year marriage to a tech billionaire who implanted a chip in her head that tracks her every movement, mood, conversation and sees what she sees.
Made for Love is based off Alissa Nutting’s novel with the show created by Christina Lee, who is also serving as showrunner, with SJ Clarkson having directed the first season. For season two, Nutting will join as co-showrunner. Nutting, Lee and Clarkson executive produce alongside Patrick Somerville, Dean Bakopoulos and Liza Chasin.
“We’re thrilled we get the chance to work with our incredible cast and crew again,” Lee and Nutting said. “We would’ve announced the pick-up earlier, but it was a beast closing Diane’s deal. Everyone thinks she’s a doll, but she’s a real hard-ass.”
“Made For Love is funny, dark, and entirely unique,” said Suzanna Makkos, HBO Max’s EVP of Original Comedy and Adult Animation. “We are thrilled to be reuniting with this dream team of talented producers, incredible cast, and CGI dolphins to tell the next chapter of this exciting story.”
Made for Love is a darkly absurd and cynically poignant story of love and divorce. It follows Hazel Green, a thirty-something woman on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to Byron Gogol, a controlling tech billionaire. Soon she discovers that her husband has implanted a monitoring device – the Made for Love chip – in her brain, allowing him to track her, watch her, and know her “emotional data” as she tries to regain her independence. Through the chip, Byron’s able to watch Hazel’s every move as she flees to her desert hometown to take refuge with her aging widower father Herbert and his synthetic partner, Diane.
Starring alongside Cristin Milioti in the cast of Made for Love are Billy Magnussen, Ray Romano, Noma Dumezweni, and Augusto Aguilera along with guest-stars Caleb Foote, Kym Whitley, Nyasha Hatendi, Patti Harrison, Ione Skye, Jon Daly, Matty Cardarople, Mel Rodriguez and Sarunas Jackson.
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