Growing old can be a cantankerous ordeal. Sure, your finances are probably more secure, but your body aches, your skin sags and love doesn’t get any easier. “Grace and Frankie” stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin commanded the screen in their usual, powerful fashion while Sorkin regulars Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen added to the star-studded cast, ensuring a well-balanced energy throughout Season 1. And that camaraderie is set to continue as Season 2 is just a few weeks away.
“Grace and Frankie” tells the story of Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) as they deal with the emotional heavy hit that their respective husbands reveal they are gay and leave their wives for each other. What begins as a tumultuous and troubled relationship soon blossoms into a true friendship. Along with their ex-husbands and grown children, the vivacious duo rekindle their youth, discover a new definition of family, and ultimately begin to form an unbreakable bond.
The official Season 2 synopsis reads as follows: “From executive producers Marta Kauffman (‘Friends’) and Howard J. Morris (‘Home Improvement’), the hilarious and heartbreaking comedy returns for a second season with new adventures and challenges for the newly-formed clan. Their unconventional bonds are tested by health scares, business ventures, harmful secrets, and new romantic relationships. Grace and Frankie learn some of life’s most difficult lessons in their golden years and come to cherish each other despite their differences. The series also stars Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston, along with Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, Baron Vaughn and June Diane Raphael.”
Check out the second season’s first look photos below before tuning into the Netflix series on May 6.