Apple TV announced today the premiere date for the upcoming comedy series Platonic. The new 10-episode series is set to star Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen and will debut on the streaming service with its first three episodes on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, followed by new episodes weekly.
The announcement of the premiere date also came with a set of first-look images and a new poster that sees the starring duo trying to rebuild a long-damaged friendship.
“Platonic” explores the inner workings of platonic friendship. A pair of former best friends who met in their youth (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 destabilizes their lives and causes them to reevaluate their choices.
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Joining Bryne and Rogen in the starring roles of Platonic are Luke Macfarlane, Tre Hale, Carla Gallo, and Andrew Lopez. Additional cast members include Alisha Wainwright, Guy Branum, Janet Varney, Emily Kimball, and Vinny Thomas. Each of the 10 episodes will be 30 minutes.
The series marks the latest collaboration for Apple TV+ and Bryne who also stars in the critically hailed the Apple Original series Physical, which is set to debut its third season later this year. Rogen is also set to star in an upcoming, untitled comedy series for Apple TV+ that he will write, direct and executive produce alongside Evan Goldberg