HBO has renewed Fred Armisen’s “Los Espookys” for a second season.
The six-episode Spanish-language comedy series from Armisen and Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video premiered on June 14.
The half-hour comedy is “set in a strange and dreamy version of a present-day Latin American country following a group of friends turning their love for horror into a peculiar business,” according to HBO.
“Los Espookys” is created and written by Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres. Michaels executive produces along with Alice Mathias and Andrew Singer. Nate Young is a co-executive producer. Fernando Frias directed the pilot. Broadway Video produces in association with Antigravico, Mas Mejor and Fabula.
Below, read HBO’s character descriptions:
Bernardo Velasco stars as Renaldo, the leader of Los Espookys. He’s noble, kind, serene and obsessed with gore. He’s always running out of cellphone minutes.
Fred Armisen stars as Tico, Renaldo’s reliable uncle who lives in LA. He’s a prodigious valet driver living his dream of parking cars.
Cassandra Ciangherotti is Ursula, a calm and collected dental assistant. She provides teeth for the group’s monsters. She loves horror and her sister Tati but above all, teeth.
Ana Fabrega is Tati, Ursula’s sister and Los Espookys’ test dummy. She’s constantly juggling several odd jobs, such as breaking in other people’s shoes and testing child safety locks.
Julio Torres is Andres, Renaldo’s best friend. He’s a dark and mysterious heir to a chocolate empire. His only true nemesis is his gorgeous boyfriend.
Deadline was first to report the news.