The best-selling book by Ann Napolitano is brought to life in Dear Edward on Apple TV Plus. Connie Britton and Taylor Schilling, stars of Orange are the New Black and Friday Night Lights, respectively, are leading the cast.
The drama series is directed by Jason Katims, who also wrote Friday Night Lights, and centers on 12-year-old Edward Adler, who is portrayed by Colin O’Brien, who escapes an aircraft accident that kills everyone else who was flight, including his family.
Apple TV+ approved the series’ 10 episodes, and it was revealed in February 2022. In March 2022, when shooting in Central Park got underway in New York City, the show’s makers announced the new casting.
With more than two years of experience, Apple TV+ is creating quality programs that draw viewers from all around the world. An Apple TV+ original called Dear Edward, created in collaboration with True Jack Production will center on the 12-year-old boy’s struggle to survive after an aircraft catastrophe that claimed the lives of everybody except him. The story follows 12-year-old Edward as he searches for the meaning of life once again, going through traumas, fears, sorrow, joy, & ups and downs. It is both depressing and uplifting.
The Apple Studios film “Dear Edward” recounts the tale of 12-year-old Edward Adler (performed by Colin O’Brien), who escapes a tragic commercial airline accident that kills all of the other passengers, including his family. Unexpected connections, relationships, and groups emerge as Edward and others impacted by the catastrophe attempt to make sense of existence after the disaster. Connie Britton, a candidate for an Emmy, Taylor Schilling, a winner of a SAG Award, and newcomer Colin O’Brien all appear in “Dear Edward.” Amy Forsyth, Anna Uzele, Audrey Corsa, Brittany S. Hall, Carter Hudson, Dario Ladani Sanchez, Douglas M. Griffin, Eva Ariel Binder, Idris DeBrand, Ivan Shaw, Jenna Qureshi, Khloe Bruno, and Maxwell Jenkins are also included in the ensemble cast.
Dear Edward Cast
Connie Britton plays Dee Dee
In the show, Connie portrays a character named Dee Dee, albeit we don’t yet know anything about her. Connie appeared in the show Nashville as well as the television program Friday Night Lights. She has also appeared in 24 as well as Bombshell, The White Lotus, Promising Young Woman, and Luckiest Girl Alive.
Taylor Schilling Plays Lacey
Although she has previously starred in Pam & Tommy, The Bite, Mercy, and Monsterland, Taylor is most recognized for her role as Piper Chapman on Orange is the New Black.
The cast is led by newcomer Colin O’Brien as Edward Adler. Amy Forsyth, Anna Uzele, Audrey Corsa, Brittany S. Hall, Carter Hudson, Dario Ladani Sanchez, Douglas M. Griffin, Eva Ariel Binder, Idris DeBrand, Ivan Shaw, Jenna Qureshi, Khloe Bruno, and Maxwell Jenkins are also part of the ensemble cast of Dear Edward.
Dear Edward Storyline
Follows 12-year-old Edward as he endeavors to make sense of his existence alongside a group devastated by a terrible commercial jet disaster. Along the way, new friendships, relationships, and communities are built.
His tale draws attention from all around the globe, but Edward finds it difficult to live without his family and believes he will always be connected to the aircraft and his travel companions. He discovers a startling discovery, though, and begins to find meaning in a globe where he has lost everything. In addition, new relationships, friendships, and communities are forged in the wake of tragedy.
Just as it sounds, readjusting to life just after terrible occurrences won’t be simple. While attempting to forget the past, Edward is confronted with traumas that cause confusion and impair his thinking. His inspirational tale of survival, resiliency, and triumph is both painful and inspiring. He creates unforeseen friendships and romantic connections along the road, experiences highs and lows, and basically explores what it is that makes us human.
His inspirational tale of survival, resiliency, and triumph is both painful and inspiring. He creates unforeseen friendships and romantic connections along the road, experiences highs and lows, and basically explores what it is that makes us human.
The moving television series, which is based on the best-selling book, has Emmy Award nominee Connie Britton, SAG Award winner Taylor Schilling, and newcomer Colin O’Brien.
Dear Edward Release Date
On Friday, February 3, 2023, the first 3 chapters of Dear Edward will make their Apple TV+ debut. Thereafter, fresh episodes will air every Friday until March 24. The series has ten episodes.
Dear Edward Trailer
No, there isn’t yet a trailer or teaser for the program.
Together with Napolitano, Jeni Mulein, Fisher Stevens, an actor/director, and Napolitano, Katims serves as showrunner and executive producer of Dear Edward. Stevens also writes the show’s debut episode.
One of the most recent additions to the streaming platform is Dear Edward, which was given a series order in February. Since its launch on November 1, 2019, the platform has received recognition for 293 wins and 1,274 award nominations, among them the multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy Ted Lasso and the 2022 Oscar Best Picture winner CODA.