The second series of Netflix’s Friends from College was released this morning on the streaming site. All eight episodes are now available to watch. The dysfunctional friendship group who met at Harvard are back for what is set to be a dramatic new run as all the relationship dynamics have changed.
Who is in the cast of Friends from College season 2?
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Friends from College season 1
Ethan Turner – Keegan-Michael Key
Comedian Keegan-Michael Key plays Ethan Turner in Friends from College.
He is married to Lisa (played by Cobie Smulders) and is a respected but financially struggling writer.
Season one saw his dramatic affair with Sam Delmonico (Annie Parisse) play out before it was finally revealed to all – including Lisa.
The new batch of episodes picks up one year after season one and Ethan and Lisa are still estranged from each other.
Key is well known for his comedy sketches with collaborator Jordan Peele and for writing and starring in Mad TV.
His more recent roles include FX’s Fargo, BoJack Horseman and Archer.
Lisa Turner – Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders plays Lisa Turner, a hedge fund lawyer and Ethan’s wife.
Season two will see her return to New York following her split with Ethan after finding out about his affair.
None of the friendship group has heard from her since the revelation.
Smulders is best known for starring in the long-running sitcom How I Met Your Mother.
She has been playing agent Maria Hill in a number of Marvel Cinematic Universe films over the last few years including Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
Sam Delmonico – Annie Parisse
Annie Parisse plays Sam Delmonico, a Manhattan interior designer with whom Ethan has been having an on-and-off affair since college.
Season two sees Sam a year later, still trying to repair her marriage.
Annie Parisse is well known for portraying Alexandra Borgia on the drama series Law & Order.
She also starred in Channel 4 and Hulu co-production The First last year.
Nat Faxon stars as Nick an unemployed, ageing party boy with a trust fund.
Fred Savage plays gay literary agent Max Adler and Jae Suh Park is hippie yoga instructor Marianne.
Other cast members returning for season two include Billy Eichner and Greg Germann.
Billy Magnussen, Ike Barinholtz, Kate McKinnon, Seth Rogan and Chris Elliott also star.
What will happen in Friends from College season 2?
The synopsis reads: “In Season two, It’s been a year since Ethan and Sam’s affair was exposed to the four other friends – including Lisa, Ethan’s wife – and the friend group is still fractured.
“No one has heard from Lisa, Ethan has been living a repentant year of writing a YA novel, and Sam has been trying to repair her marriage with her husband Jon.
“But with Max’s wedding coming up, the friends won’t be able to avoid each other much longer.
“Between the engagement party, bachelor party, and wedding, the six will have to overcome the destruction in their past and figure out how to function as a friend group again.
“Will they be able to move forward or will they regress back to their old destructive patterns once again?”
Friends from College season 2 is currently streaming on Netflix