- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Saturday, 14 August 2021 00:26
Season 2 of Diary of a Future President premieres Wednesday, August 18 on Disney+. A new trailer and key art were released to celebrate the new release.
Continuing the origin story of Cuban American and future leader, Elena Cañero-Reed (Tessa Romero) enters the seventh grade in this new season. The coming-of-age series follows Elena through the ups and downs of middle school which sets her on the path to becoming the President of the United States (Gina Rodriguez).
All 10 episodes from season two will start streaming on Wednesday, August 18.
The key art was designed by Katty Huertas, a multidisciplinary Latinx artist born in Columbia and based in Washington DC. Known for her work which explores identity and folklore, Huertas created the art in conjunction with the design company mOcean for Disney+.
Diary of a Future President is created by showrunner Ilana Peña (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and loosely inspired by Peña's own adolescence, Diary of a Future President has been lauded for its authentic portrayal of a Latinx tween and her friends and family.
Tess Romero stars as young Elena Cañero-Reed alongside executive producer Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”) who features as grown-up Elena who reappears throughout the season as Elena's future self and conscience that guides her through middle school and towards the White House.
Diary of a Future President also stars Selenis Leyva (Orange is the New Black) as Elena's mother Gabi, Charlie Bushnell as Elena's brother Bobby, and Michael Weaver as Gabi's boyfriend Sam. The recurring cast includes Jessica Marie Garcia as Gabi's colleague Camila, Carmina Garay as Elena's best friend Sasha, Sanai Victoria as Elena's classmate Melissa, Harmeet Pandey as Elena's friend Jessica, as well as Brandon Severs and Nathan Arenas as Bobby’s friends Liam and Danny.
Keith Heisler and Molly Breeskin are executive producers alongside Peña and Rodriguez. "Diary of a Future President is produced by CBS Studios in association with I Can and I Will Productions.
Season one of Diary of a Future President is currently available on Disney+.