The series unfolds on many continents.
A still from the trailer.
The sci-fi series Invasion, which revolves around a diverse group of humans who are grappling with an alien invasion, is all set to drop on the small screen, showing the alien invasion from multiple perspectives. The series is mounted on a large budget and boasts of stunning visual effects, joining the league of high-budget series like the upcoming Foundation.
When and where to watch the Invasion series?
The series will have a global premiere on Apple TV Plus on October 22. The 10-episode series will drop the first three episodes on the date, as is the norm for Apple TV Plus Originals. And the other episodes will drop every Friday.
Cast and crew of Invasion series
The series has a stellar cast. Sam Neill will play Sheriff John Bell Tyson, the rural cop who is all set for retirement. Shamier Anderson will be seen as Trevante Ward, a soldier who is posted in Afghanistan, and Golshifteh Farahani will essay the role of Aneesha Malik, who is a Syrian immigrant, a wife, and mother living in Long Island and Firas Nassar plays her businessman husband Ahmed Malik. Shioli Kutsuna plays Mitsuki, a member of the mission control at Japan’s space programme.
Simon Kinberg, who is known for helming the 2019 Dark Phoenix and also being a part of the team of Fox’s X Men films, has created and written the series along with David Well. The two are the executive producers as well, along with Audrey Chon, Amy Kaufman, Jakob Verbruggen, Elisa Ellis, Andrew Baldwin, and Katie O’ Connell Marsh.
Have a look at the series trailer.
The details of the series have been kept under the wraps and the production was affected by Covid-19. Filming was put on hold for the time being in the international locations and the production resumed in Manchester but only after a long delay.