Second Act

Second Act (2018)

Her talent was real. Her résumé was not.

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Release Date: 2018-11-22
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 454 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: STX Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a second act.

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  • Jennifer Lopez

    as Maya
  • Vanessa Hudgens

    as Zoe
  • Leah Remini

    as Joan
  • Milo Ventimiglia

    as Trey
  • Treat Williams

    as Anderson Clarke
  • Charlyne Yi

    as Ariana
  • Annaleigh Ashford

    as Hildy Ostrander
  • Alan Aisenberg

    as Chase
  • Freddie Stroma

    as Ron Ebsen
  • Dave Foley

    as Felix Richter
  • Larry Miller

    as Weiskopf
  • Dierdre Friel

    as Big Ant
  • Lacretta

    as Suzi Teplitsky
  • Dan Bucatinsky

    as Arthur Coyle
  • Dalton Harrod

    as Dilly
  • John James Cronin

    as Otto
  • Phil Nee

    as Philip Jiang
  • Meng Ai

    as Dr. Chow
  • Elizabeth Masucci

    as Claire
  • Michael Boatman

    as Edward Taylor
  • Ed Jewett

    as Walt Benjamin
  • Anna Suzuki

    as Alicia Zhou
  • Ellen Cleghorne

    as Shaniqua
  • Denise Schaefer

    as Anderson's Receptionist
  • Rachael Emrich

    as Anderson's Receptionist
  • Roya Shanks

    as Reporter
  • Brianda Agramonte

    as Young Maya
  • Karl Lake

    as Vondel
  • Natasha Romanova

    as Researcher (uncredited)
  • Candace M. Smith

    as F&C Shopper (uncredited)
Directing Peter Segal Director
Writing Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas Writer
Writing Justin Zackham Writer
Production Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas Producer
Production Jennifer Lopez Producer
Production Benny Medina Producer
Production Justin Zackham Producer
Editing Jason Gourson Editor
Production Roger Mussenden Casting
Art Richard Hoover Production Design
Production Peter Segal Executive Producer
Production Robert Simonds Executive Producer
Production Adam Fogelson Executive Producer
Production Felice Bee Executive Producer
Production Zhongjun Wang Executive Producer
Production Wang Zhonglei Executive Producer
Production Mark Kamine Executive Producer
Production Donald Tang Executive Producer
Camera Ueli Steiger Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Molly Rogers Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Field Costume Designer
Sound Michael Andrews Music
Sound Jason Markey Music Supervisor
Production Mark Kamine Unit Production Manager
Production Regina Heyman Unit Production Manager
Directing Urs Hirschbiegel First Assistant Director
Crew Mandy Moore Choreographer