Mel Brooks releases ‘History of the World’ sequel, 40 years on

BETTER late than never: More than 40 years after Mel Brooks released his slapstick movie “History of the World: Part 1”, the 96-year-old has finally served up part two.  

The sequel to the cult 1981 film that parodies religion and key moments in history can be seen on the American streaming platform Hulu starting today in series format.