Movie Extra began shooting its second season of The Jesters in Sydney on Monday.
The second season, again looking at the inner workings of a satirical comedy TV series, returns with Mick Molloy (Crackerjack, The Late Show), Susie Porter (East West 101, RAN), Deborah Kennedy (The Sum of Us, Neighbours) Andrew Ryan (Tomorrow When The War Began), Emily Taheny (Comedy Inc), Ben Geurens, Christian Barratt-Hill, and Travis Cotton also returning.
Kevin Brumpton and Angus FitzSimons (Comedy Inc, CNNNN, The Big Bite, Good News Week) return as writers with FitzSimons also directing the series.
Profile guest stars are also promised for the new season, some playing characters, some playing themselves.
Movie Network Channel’s, Peter Jenetsky, said, “Movie Extra is incredibly excited to welcome back all of our original cast members for a 2nd season of this truly original and clever Australian comedy.
“In Season One they formed a talented and entertaining ensemble with great chemistry and we are delighted that everyone is back on board and ready to let loose again to expose the ‘underbelly’ of the media industry.”
It is expected to air on Movie Extra in early 2011.