Join Wonderwall.com as we take a look at all the gorgeous, dashing television stars you should have on your radar during the summer of 2021… When Amazon Prime Video's comedy anthology series "Modern Love" — which is based on stories from The New York Times' weekly column of the same name — made its debut in October 2019, audiences couldn't get enough. Thankfully, the series returns for a second season on Aug. 13! Fans will get to see a new set of faces including the adorable Ben Rappaport, who's known for his portrayal of Todd Dempsy on the short-lived NBC series "Outsourced."
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On Aug. 9, viewers got the chance to watch the new FX comedy "Reservation Dogs," which follows four Indigenous teens in Oklahoma who live a life of crime in a collective effort to move to California. The series created by Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo features a cast of young up-and-coming talent like D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, an Oji-Cree First Nations actor who's based in Toronto. According to his FX bio, D'Pharaoh also performs as a First Nations drummer, is studying his native language, Ojibwe, and has a black belt in Shotokan karate. He plays Bear Smallhill, the unofficial leader of the group, on the series, which will also be available to watch on Hulu.
Dominic West stars on Amazon Prime Video's miniseries "The Pursuit of Love," which debuted on July 30 and is based on the 1945 Nancy Mitford novel of the same name. The English actor, who will next portray Prince Charles on the final two seasons of "The Crown," made headlines in 2020 for a real-life pursuit when he and Lily James — who plays his daughter on the Prime Video miniseries — got a little too close in Rome.
A handsome lad who stars on HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" reboot? That'd be Scottish actor Thomas Doherty, who portrays Max Wolfe, a flirtatious pansexual student at Manhattan's elite private school. If he looks familiar, it might be because he's a former Disney Channel star: Thomas played Harry Hook in the "Descendants" franchise, where he met ex-girlfriend Dove Cameron.
Skateboarder and model Evan Mock — who hails from the Hawaiian island of Oahu — stars on HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" reboot as Akeno "Aki" Menzies, a bi-curious student at Constance Billard. The series hit the streamer on July 8.
Chase Stokes stars on "Outer Banks," which debuted season 2 on July 30. Chase reprises his starring role as John B, the hunky leader of the Pogues. (Fun fact: Chase is in an off-screen relationship with Madelyn Cline, who plays his on-screen love interest.)
Our hearts broke when we realized that the end of "The Good Place" meant we'd no longer be able to see Manny Jacinto regularly grace our television screens. Thankfully, the Canadian-born actor can soon be seen on Hulu's Nicole Kidman-led miniseries "Nine Perfect Strangers," which is based on Liane Moriarty's 2018 novel of the same name. The series debuts on the streamer on Aug. 18.
Admit it — you, too, fell in love with Darren Barnet after the first season of Netflix's "Never Have I Ever" aired in 2020. The show's second season, which debuted on the streaming service on July 15, saw Darren return as high school heartthrob Paxton Hall-Yoshida, Dev's (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) longtime crush.
On June 9, "Loki" debuted on Disney+, giving fans six weeks of new adventures led by British star Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Thor's mischievous adopted brother. On this series, Loki is on a journey of self-discovery.
As if the cast of the "Gossip Girl" reboot wasn't already stacked with lookers, it also features Eli Brown, who portrays Otto "Obie" Bergmann IV, an affluent and altruistic student at Constance Billard.
Since marking his debut on NBC's "Good Girls," Manny Montana has made fans all over the nation swoon over his bad-boy antics and dashing good looks. On the series, which is currently in its fourth and final season, Manny plays Rio, a known name in the money-laundering business who becomes romantically (and complicatedly) involved with Beth (Christina Hendricks).
FXX's "Dave" was the half-hour comedy we didn't know we needed. The second season of the series, which hit Hulu on June 16, saw titular star Lil Dicky (Dave Burd) continue to pursue his dream of becoming one of the greatest rappers of all time. While the first season focused on his delusional self-perception, the second season shows Dave coming to grips with the harsh realities that stardom isn't the most attainable goal and writer's block is real and infuriating.
Swoon! In July, Common joined the cast of the Mindy Kaling-created teen comedy series "Never Have I Ever" for its second season. He took on the (new) role of Dr. Chris Jackson, a handsome dermatologist who works with Devi's mother, Nalini (Poorna Jagannathan).
Any "Drake & Josh" fans out there?! Disney+'s "Turner & Hooch" — which hit the streaming service on July 21 — stars Josh Peck as Scott Turner Jr., a zealous U.S. Marshal who unexpectedly becomes the owner of a disorderly dog.
Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers" gets another dose of handsome with Luke Evans as a series regular when it debuts on Aug. 18. The Welsh actor, who's appeared in films like "Fast & Furious 6" and "Beauty and the Beast," will portray Lars Lee.