Reese Witherspoon stars as Bradley Jackson in the acclaimed and award-winning Apple Original drama The Morning Show. The actress also serves as an executive producer for the series. The second season will be a total of ten episodes and debut Friday, September 17 on Apple TV+ with the first episode. New episodes will then be released weekly, every Friday.
Picking up after the explosive events of season one, season two finds The Morning Show team emerging from the wreckage of Alex (Aniston) and Bradley’s (Witherspoon) actions, to a new UBA and a world in flux, where identity is everything and the chasm between who we present as and who we really are comes into play.
Witherspoon is best known for her role as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and she later reprised the role in Legally Blonde 2, also serving as an executive producer for the movie. Other notable film credits include Fear, Pleasantville, Cruel Intentions, Election, Sweet Home Alabama, Four Christmases, Rendition, A Wrinkle in Time, Sing, Wild, Water for Elephants, and Walk the Line, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.
On television, the actress is recognized for portraying Madeline Martha Mackenzie in Big Little Lies, which she executive produced. She starred in and executive produced Little Fires Everywhere as well. Upcoming, she will lend her voice in Sing 2. Witherspoon is also the author of Whiskey in a Teacup. In 2016, she founded Hello Sunshine, a media company that puts women at the center of every story they create, celebrate, and discover with the goal of changing the narrative for women. Recently, Hello Sunshine partnered with Blackstone.
I had the chance to speak with the actress about returning for a second season, what she’s learned from the character of Bradley, what topics The Morning Show will tackle in the new season, why she hopes to start important conversations with her work, and much more. Watch my interview below to hear everything she told me!