Tuca and Bertie originally aired on Netflix but after the first season, the streaming giant cancelled the show. Thankfully, Adult Swim, the home to Rick and Morty, stepped in to save the show but when is the new series out? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know including release date, cast, trailer, plot and more.
When is Tuca and Bertie season 2 out?
After more than one year after Tuca and Bertie fans received the news their favourite animated series was cancelled, fans have been treated to an amazing update.
Adult Swim, home to huge animated series Rick and Morty and Family Guy have stepped in to save the show.
The channel has green light a 10 episode second season, with the option for more episodes.
Tuca and Bertie creator Lisa Hanawalt said in a statement: “I’ve been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I’m thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation.”
Unfortunately, a release date for Tuca and Bertie season two has not been confirmed.
As the series is new to Adult Swim, it is hard to predict when fans can expect the first episode of the new series.
Due to the current coronavirus outbreak which has halted production on many television series, and may have to wait for 2021 for the new series of Tuca and Bertie.
Express.co.uk will update this article when more information is available.
Who will star in Tuca and Bertie season 2?
Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong are expected to reprise their roles as Tuca and Bertie respectively.
Tuca is described as a “cocky, carefree toucan” and Bertie “an anxious, daydreaming songbird.”
Haddish is an American actress, comedian and author, best known for playing Nekeisha Williams on the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show.
She is also well known for her role as Dina in the comedy film Girls Trip, alongside Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Wong is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer.
She is best known for her stand up specials on Netflix, Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife, both of which received critical acclaim.
Many famous faces lent their voices to numerous characters in season one including Steven Yuen Nicole Byer, Richard E. Grant, John Early, Reggie Watts, Tig Notaro, Amber Ruffin, Jermaine Fowler and Tessa Thompson among others.
Hopefully, the main cast of season one will return alongside some new guest stars.
The series was created by Bojack Horseman alum Lisa Hanawalt who executive produced with Bojack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A Cohen, Haddish and Wong.
What will happen in Tuca and Bertie season 2?
Tuca and Bertie follow the friendship of two 30-year-old bird women.
At the end of season one, Tuca nearly left Bertie behind after a falling out with her family.
Thankfully, in the end, Tuca decided to stay and live with her aunt and siblings in an attempt to fix their relationship.
Therefore, season three is likely to follow the two best bird friends as they try to navigate through their thirties.
The show’s cancellation by Netflix came as a huge shock, after receiving high praise from fans and critics worldwide.
The series even holds a 100 percent rating on popular review site Rotten Tomatoes.
Fans have reacted positively on Twitter to the news that Tuca and Bertie season two is happening.