‘The Last Thing He Told Me’ Renewed For Second Season By Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has picked up a second season of The Last Thing He Told Me, which will be based on the forthcoming sequel to the bestselling novel by Laura Dave.

The sequel to The Last Thing He Told Me tome is set for publication in 2025 from Simon & Schuster/Marysue Rucci Books in the U.S. and Penguin Random House/Century Books in the UK, Australia and New Zealand – ahead of the premiere of the second season of the Apple TV+ series.

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Season 2 will expand the story, with stars Jennifer Garner, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Angourie Rice and David Morse set to reprise their roles. The thriller from 20th Television and Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine follows Hannah Hall (Garner), who must forge a relationship with her 16-year-old stepdaughter Bailey (Rice) in order to find the truth about why her husband has mysteriously disappeared.

The complete first season of the 2023 series is now streaming on Apple TV+

“Like so many people, I fell for Hannah on Page 1 of Laura Dave’s gripping novel,” said Garner, who also serves as an EP on the series. “The move to actor and producer from reader and super fan was delicious — and made even sweeter by collaborating with Laura, Josh, Reese and everyone at Hello Sunshine, as well as the amazing teams at Apple and 20th. Being part of this group, not to mention part of such a stellar cast, was a career highlight for me. I’m thrilled to get to tell more of Hannah’s story – I couldn’t have said yes more quickly to Season 2. These characters and their story mean so much to me, as I know they do to the many who have championed our show; we’re excited to give audiences even more with this next chapter.”

Added Witherspoon: “We are thrilled to be bringing this incredible team back together for another season of The Last Thing He Told Me on Apple TV+. The audience response to Laura Dave’s gorgeous novel and Jen Garner’s stunning performance in the series was so gratifying for all of us at Hello Sunshine. We can’t wait to dive in and see what’s in store for Hannah Hall in Season 2.”

Created and adapted by Dave, alongside Academy Award-winning co-creator Josh Singer, The Last Thing He Told Me is the first collaboration between the married Dave and Singer, who both serve as executive producers alongside Garner, Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter.

Aaron Zelman joins Season 2 as co-showrunner and executive producer with Singer.

“I’m over the moon to continue telling the story of Hannah and Bailey,” said Dave. “The response to The Last Thing He Told Me has been truly extraordinary, and I’m grateful to everyone who read and shared the book and made this possible.”

First published in hardcover by Simon & Schuster in 2021, The Last Thing He Told Me was a Reese’s Book Club pick and a New York Times bestseller.

Dave and Singer are repped by WME, Sugar23 (Singer) and Jamie Feldman of Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler and Feldman.

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