Crass but brilliant pitcher Kenny Powers is gonna be throwing heat in the heat as season two of Eastbound & Down heads to Mexico. Production is set to begin in August, according to Deadline, and Michael Pena (Observe and Report) and Ana de la Reguera (Nacho Libre) will be joining Danny McBride as series regulars.
The first season of HBO’s hilarious black comedy ended with Powers leaving his home of North Carolina and driving off into the unknown. Season two will pick up with Powers pitching south of the border. Pena plays the owner of Kenny’s new team and de la Reguera will be his new love interest. All of the season one series regulars, with the exception of Steve Little, who plays Stevie Janowski, will not be returning. (Goodbye sweet Katy Mixon, we hardly knew ye.)
No word on when season two will air but one thing is for sure, Kenny is still going to be a total ass. And we’ll still love him for it.