Actor Tyler James Williams is well known for his role as Gregory Eddie on Abbott Elementary. He has won several awards for his role in this series, including a Golden Globe. Fans of The Walking Dead fondly remember him as the mild-mannered Noah who had a horrific death in a revolving door. Williams also stars in Hulu’s History of the World Part II.
The series is a sequel to Mel Brook’s film History of the World Part I, released in 1981. Brooks wrote and produced the series with Wanda Sykes, Nick Kroll, Ike Barinholtz, and David Stassen. The series, like the film before it, is a series of sketch comedies parodying events throughout the history of the world.
History of the World Part II released the first two episodes on Hulu on March 6, with the remaining six episodes released over the next three days.
History of the World Part II cast
Brooks, Sykes, Kroll, and Barinholtz also star in the sketches and are joined by Williams and a massive list of additional cast members.
Pamela Adlon, Tim Baltz, Zazie Beetz, Jillian Bell, Quinta Brunson, Dove Cameron, D’Arcy Carden, Ronny Chieng, Rob Corddry, Danny DeVito, David Duchovny, Hannah Einbinder, Jay Ellis, Josh Gad, Kimiko Glenn, Brandon Kyle Goodman, Jake Johnson, Richard Kind, Johnny Knoxville, Lauren Lapkus, Jenifer Lewis, Poppy Liu, Joe Lo Truglio, Jason Mantzoukas, Ken Marino, Jack McBrayer, Zahn McClarnon, Charles Melton, Kumail Nanjiani, Brock O’Hurn, Andrew Rannells, Emily Ratajkowski, Sam Richardson, Nick Robinson, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman, Timothy Simons, J.B. Smoove, David Wain, Taika Waititi, and Reggie Watts.
An interesting side note, Jullian Bell and Poppy Liu both starred in episodes of Tales of the Walking Dead, the anthology spinoff of The Walking Dead.
History of the World Part II trailer – Tyler James Williams
You can see Williams at the beginning of the trailer below.