Painting with John Season 2: Release Date, Plot and more!


Created by musician, painter and John Lurie, Painting with John is an unscripted television series. The first season with six episodes premiered on HBO and HBO Max on January 22, 2021.

The show was renewed for a second season in August 2021 and it is set to premiere soon. Lurie is also the director of all the episodes and they are photographed and edited by Erik Mockus. Adam McKay and Todd Schulman are the executive producers of the series under Hyperobject Industries banner while Matt Dwyer is the co-producer.

John Lurie in Painting with JohnWhat is the release date of the second season? What is the premise of the show? Who are there in the main cast? Keep reading to know further details.

Painting with John Season 2: Release Date and Plot

Painting with John Season 2 is scheduled to premiere on February 18, 2022 and is expected to have six episodes like the previous season. The name alludes to John’s previous show, Fishing with John, from 1991.

In the first season, John Lurie shared his philosophical thoughts alongside updating his aquarium techniques. The episodes on an unknown Caribbean island were recorded at John’s house.

Adam McKay is one of the main characters

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 28: Adam McKay attends the 22nd CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 28, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for CDGA)

The second episode then revealed that he wanted the new show to be educational but now paints it from an instinct instead of research. Apart from that, he tells many other stories and so, there is a possibility that the show will return with a broader view of the storyline while the trailer for second season is launched.

Painting with John Season 2: Cast and Trailer

Even though the official cast list for the second season has not been revealed, the first season had John Lurie in six episodes, Nesrin Wolf in 4 and Ann Mary Gludd James in 4. Apart from them, Adam McKay and Todd Schulman are also the main characters in the show.

Since the trailer for Painting with John Season 2 has not been released, you can check the trailer for Season 1 below:


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