Netflix has released the trailer for season 2 of their dark comedy series “After Life” which returns on April 24th. The series, written by and starring Ricky Gervais, launched in March 2019 and follows Tony (Gervais) who had a perfect life until his wife Lisa suddenly died. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on. He thinks it’s like a Super Power — not caring about himself or anyone else — but it turns out to be tricky when everyone is trying to save the nice guy they used to know.
In season 2 the story continues to follow Tony who is still struggling with immense grief for his wife. We see him try to become a better friend to those around him. Each grappling with their own problems and only to be intensified by the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down. Will the town’s local Am-Dram show lift everyone’s spirits?