Schmigadoon! star Jaime Camil teases a darker town of Schmigadoon, now Schmicago, when Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) return in season 2. The musical debuted on Apple TELEVISION+ in 2021, following separated couple Melissa and Josh as they stumble into the stunning town ofSchmigadoon However, they quickly find that they can’t leave till they revive their love. The characters, setting, and music of the very first season of Schmigadoon! parody renowned musicals of the 1940s and 1950s, consisting of The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, and The Music Man.
During an exclusive interview with Screen Rant that promoted the opening of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios, Camil teased what fans can anticipate from the 2nd season of Schmigadoon! He exposes that Josh and Melissa dream to go back to Schmigadoon, however rather discoverSchmicago Camil discusses that this is not the Schmigadoon Josh, Melissa, or audiences are utilized to taking motivation from musicals like Sweeney Todd and Cabaret.
Jaime Camil: Well, it’s no longer Schmigadoon!, now it’s nowSchmicago We’re in the age of the darker musicals. I can not ruin anything; we do not even have a trailer out there.
I believe Keegan and Cecily’s characters miss out onSchmigadoon They wish to return since they miss out on the color and the enjoyable and whatever. Then they understand when they in fact return, “Oh, shoot. This is not Schmigadoon. This is Schmicago, and this is not a musical that we’re want to get stuck in.” Because this is extremely dark and Sweeney Todd and Cabaret and whatever. That’s practically how it goes.
What We Know About Schmigadoon! Season 2
The 2nd season of Schmigadoon will include the majority of the initial cast returning, consisting of Key, Strong, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, Aaron Tveit, andMartin Short Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Patrick Page (In The Heights, Hadestown) will likewise sign up with the cast. Other than Key and Strong, it looks like the cast will be handling brand-new functions influenced by the musicals of the 1960s and 1970s, consisting of Sweeney Todd, Cabaret, and Chicago.
While it has actually stayed a secret how Melissa and Josh wound up in Shmicago after Schmigadoon, Camil might have supplied brand-new insight. It appears the couple did leave from the musical town at the end of the very first season’s cliffhanger, however according to Camil, they miss out on the eccentrically goofy town. It appears this will stimulate Melissa and Josh to try to go back to Shmigadoon, just to discover the darker, more unsafe Schmicago rather.
Details about the brand-new season have actually been kept mostly under covers with the brand-new age of musicals exposed, in addition to Page and Burgess’ casting and images shared by the Schmigadoon! developer teasing what audiences can anticipate. Camil’s discovery about Melissa and Josh is an interesting brand-new insight that alters expectations, as lots of fans presumed the couple crossed the stone bridge into Shmicago rather of trying to go back toSchmigadoon The 2nd season will continue the musical parody, however it appears that with the shift in age, with a tone that will show the darker music, characters, and setting of the duration.
Schmigadoon! season 2 will premiere on Apple TELEVISION+ on April 7.