In some surprising news, Hulu has given a straight to series order for History of the World, Part II, a sequel series to Mel Brooks’ classic film History of the World, Part I.

What’s Happening:

  • Hulu has ordered History of the World, Part II, an 8-episode sequel series to the original 1981 film by Mel Brooks.
  • The show comes from Searchlight Television and 20th Television. It is executive produced and written by Mel Brooks, Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen and Kevin Salter.
  • Writing will begin this month and production will commence in Spring 2022.

What They’re Saying:

  • Comedy legend Mel Brooks said: “I can’t wait to once more tell the real truth about all the phony baloney stories the world has been conned into believing are History!”

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