Is Echo 3 premiering on Apple TV+ this year or not? Continue reading to find out.
Echo 3 is an upcoming drama television series for Apple TV+ created by Mark Boal based on the Israeli television series When Heroes Fly and inspired by Amir Gutfreund’s novel When Heroes Fly. Following Suspicion, Keshet Productions’ new drama starring Uma Thurman and based on Amit Cohen and Maria Feldman’s award-winning Israeli series False Flag for Keshet Broadcasting, Echo 3 is the second straight-to-series order from Apple and one of Keshet International’s production companies. This is the newest addition, which has gotten quite a lot of attention over the last few months.
As Apple TV has introduced a number of new and original shows and movies this year, and it doesn’t appear that this trend will slow down anytime soon—exclusive shows and movies are planned to debut in the coming months. The network is doing a terrific job of staying on top with new themes and relatable characters for the viewers despite competing against some of the main competitors, including Netflix and Hulu, among others.
If you are one of those who want to get clarity about the crucial details of the show, then look no further, as we’ve compiled all of the relevant information about the release date, plot, and cast, so you can get a head start on the next installment and be prepared before the series airs on the streaming platform. Here is everything we know about Echo 3 so far.
Echo 3 Release Date
The network officially confirmed on the Twitter handle with a new picture of the show that the series is all set to premiere on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, quoting, “Luke Evans and Michiel Huisman star in #Echo3, an action-thriller from creator Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty). Streaming November 23 on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official post below:
— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) September 30, 2022
“I’m honored to collaborate with the team at AppleTV+ who gave me the opportunity to make the series I wanted to make – one that feels big and purposeful and refuses to stay in any lane,” says Boal. “This is a black ops thriller and tale of international intrigue, set in Colombia, a country I had known only from afar and immediately fell in love with.”
Echo 3 Plot
The official description of the series states, “Echo 3 is an action-packed thriller set in South America that follows Amber Chesborough (Jessica Ann Collins), a brilliant young scientist who is the emotional heart of a small American family. When Amber goes missing along the Colombia-Venezuela border, her brother, Bambi (Evans), and her husband, Prince (Huisman) – two men with deep military experience and complicated pasts – struggle to find her in a layered personal drama, set against the explosive backdrop of a secret war.”
Echo 3 Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series are as follows: Jessica Ann Collins as Amber Chesborough, Luke Evans as Bambi, Michiel Huisman as Prince, Elizabeth Anweis as Natalie Foster, and Fahim Fazli as AL Qaeda Commander. Moreover, Boal serves as the showrunner with Pablo Trapero directing.
Echo 3 also stars Martina Gusman as Violetta, a prominent political columnist. The series features James Udom, Maria Del Rosario, Alejandro Furth, Juan Pablo Raba, and special guest star Bradley Whitford. Echo 3 is also based on the award-winning series “When Heroes Fly,” created by Omri Givon and inspired by the eponymous novel by Amir Gutfreund.
The series will be produced by Keshet Studios, with Keshet Studios’ Peter Traugott serving as executive producer alongside Boal, Jason Horwitch, Mark Sourian, Pablo Trapero, Omri Givon, Eitan Mansuri, Jonathan Doweck, Avi Nir (Keshet Media Group), Alon Shtruzman (Keshet International) and Karni Ziv (Keshet Broadcasting).
Echo 3 Episodes
According to Apple TV+, it is filmed in Colombia and has both English and Spanish dialogue. The upcoming series has a total of 10 episodes, with the first three episodes that will drop on the same day, November 23, 2022, then continue to premiere on a weekly basis and conclude on January 13, 2023.
Moreover, the episode titles and synopsis of the series were not released by the network as of October 1, 2022. The network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service. So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates, which will be released in the coming months.
Echo 3 Official Trailer
The official trailer of 2:03 minutes was released on Apple TV+ youtube channel with a tagline stating, “Luke Evans and Michiel Huisman star in Echo 3, a new series about a brilliant scientist kidnapped in Colombia, and her brother and husband who will stop at nothing to bring her home. From Mark Boal, Academy-Award-winning writer of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. Stream Echo 3 on November 23 on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official trailer below:
Echo 3: Where to stream the series?
Echo 3 is an exclusive series created for Apple TV+, so it will be available to stream on this platform only. This streaming platform offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. Hence, the series will only be available to stream exclusively on Apple TV+, with a selection of membership tiers from which viewers can pick according to their preferences.
Let us know in the comments if you’ll be streaming Echo 3 on Apple TV+ or not.