David Makes Man — Jumps Years Ahead In Trailer For Season 2
One of 2019’s most acclaimed critical darlings is coming back for its second season in 2021 — and things may look a bit different. David Makes Man will return to OWN on June 22. The logline: Season two finds David in his 30’s. A rising businessman facing an opportunity that will change him and his community forever. The mounting pressure forces David to choose between the instincts that helped him survive; or finding a new way to truly live. The season will feature flashbacks to David’s teen years.
Series regulars are new cast members Kwame Patterson as adult David and Arlen Escarpeta as David’s brother, the adult JG. They star with returning series regulars Akili McDowell (young David), Alana Arenas (David’s mom Gloria), Travis Coles (Mx. Elijah) and Cayden K. Williams (young JG) .
Season 1 of the show won a Peabody Award; received a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for Best Drama Series; received Gotham Award nomination, & it has been named to several publications’ end-of-year lists as one of the best shows of 2019.