Apple TV+ is constant to develop its unique slate of comedies with an announcement at the moment of a 10-episode collection order for “Platonic”, with Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne in starring roles.
Because the present has not but gone into manufacturing, count on filming to start out someday subsequent yr with a launch in late 2021 or early 2022. Comedy has turned out to be a serious class for Apple’s unique tv efforts, with Ted Lasso being its largest hit to this point.
In Platonic, Byrne and Rogen’s characters had been former greatest mates as kids and the present will comply with how the pair reconnect as adults.
“Platonic” is a 10-episode, half-hour comedy which explores the internal workings of platonic friendship. A pair of former greatest mates who met of their youth (performed by Byrne and Rogen) reconnect as adults and attempt to mend the rift that led to their falling out. As their friendship turns into extra consuming, it destabilizes their lives and causes them to reevaluate their selections.
Along with starring, Rogen and Byrne will function govt producers on the collection. The collection shall be directed by Nick Stoller. The actors and Stoller beforehand labored collectively on ‘Neighbours’, a humorous characteristic movie launched in 2013.
Apple’s present roster encompasses a dozen comedy TV exhibits, and notable tasks in growth embrace ‘Bodily’ (which can even star Rose Byrne), Mr Corman directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, musical comedy collection ‘Schmigadoon’ that includes a packed Broadway solid, amongst others.
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