40 years since the original, Hulu and Mel Brooks confirm 'History Of The World, Part II'

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40 years since comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks gave us 'History of the World Part 1,' Hulu is giving us 'Part 2' via an eight-episode series penned and executive-produced by the 95-year old, according to Variety.

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The original film covered biblical times, Ancient Rome, the French Revolution and more and Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, and Ike Barinholtz will be among those helping out Brooks to tell more historical tales in 2022.

Writing for the show commences this month with production set to begin next spring.