- Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2016
- LOS ANGELES
Golden Globe-nominated Hulu Original series Casual has been picked up for a third season with a 13-episode order for 2017. From Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman and creator Zander Lehmann, the Lionsgate Television comedy just premiered its second season to critical acclaim earlier this month.
Additionally Reitman has signed a first look deal with Hulu for all television related projects. This is Hulu’s first development deal of this kind.
The third season of Casual will join Hulu’s growing library of premium original programming, including:
•The Path, a drama series from Jessica Goldberg and Jason Katims’ True Jack Productions starring Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy. Currently in production for season two.
•The Mindy Project, a comedy series from Mindy Kaling. Season five premieres this fall.
•Difficult People, produced by Amy Poehler starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner. Second season premieres on July 12th
Upcoming series on Hulu include :
•Chance, a drama series from Alexandra Cunningham and Kem Nunn starring Hugh Laurie
•Shut Eye, a drama series from Les Bohem starring Jeffrey Donovan and KaDee Strickland
•The Handmaid’s Tale, a drama series adapted by Margaret Atwood’s best-selling novel starring Elisabeth Moss
•Harlots, a drama series from Monumental Pictures starring Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville and Jessica Brown Finlay