Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen to star in Platonic for Apple TV+
James R | On 29, Oct 2020
Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen are the latest star names to head to Apple TV+, with the streaming service given the go ahead to new comedy Platonic.
The series, which will be produced for Apple by Sony Pictures Television, is co-written by Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco (Friends from College). It reunites Byrne and Rogen with director Nick Stoller following their collaboration on the Neighbors films. It marks a reunion for Apple TV+ and Byrne as well, who will also star in comedy series Physical for the streaming platform.
Platonic is a 10-episode, half-hour comedy which explores the inner workings of platonic friendship. A pair of former best friends who met in their youth (played by Byrne and Rogen) reconnect as adults and try to mend the rift that led to their falling out. As their friendship becomes more consuming, it destabilises their lives and causes them to reevaluate their choices.
In addition to writing, Stoller will direct. Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen and Conor Welch will serve as executive producers on the series.