Co-created by Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco, the half-hour comedy follows a platonic pair of former greatest associates approaching midlife (Rogen and Byrne) who reconnect after a protracted rift. Soon, the duo’s friendship turns into all-consuming, destabilizing their lives in a hilarious manner.
In addition to Byrne and Rogen, who additionally function government producers, the forged consists of Luke Macfarlane (Bros), Tre Hale (Love and Monsters), Carla Gallo (Future Man), and Andrew Lopez (Blockers).
The collection marks a reunion for Byrne and Rogen, who beforehand starred as a married couple within the 2014 film Neighbors and the 2016 sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.
Platonic is produced by Sony Pictures Television, the place Stoller and his Stoller Global Solutions manufacturing firm have an total deal. Stoller will function an exec producer alongside Delbanco and Conor Welch. Stoller and Delbanco may also co-direct the collection.
It is the newest collaboration between Apple TV+ and Byrne, who additionally leads the critically acclaimed Apple Original collection Physical, which is about to return for a 3rd season later this yr. Meanwhile, Rogen can also be engaged on an untitled comedy collection for Apple, which he’s set to star in and write, direct, and exec produce alongside Evan Goldberg.
Check out the trailer for the brand new collection, above.
Platonic, Premieres, Wednesday, May 24, Apple TV+