Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne will reunite in the Apple TV + comedy series “Plato”, a series featuring Nick Stoller (neighbor) and Francesca Delban Co-authored by Ke (a friend of the university). The official description is: Platonic will “explore the inner workings of Platonic friendship. A pair of ex-friends who met in their youth reconnect with each other as adults, trying to make up for the rift that caused them to fall. As the friendship between them is consumed more and more The bigger it is, it destroys their lives and makes them reassess their choices.”
This is the third collaboration between Rogen, Byrne and Stoller. The three had previously collaborated on the production of the “Neighbors” movie series, and the total box office of the two works was nearly US$380 million (approximately 281 billion rupees). Neighbors in 2014 were well received. Its “fresh” score on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes is 73%, with an average score of 6.37/10. The 2016 “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” had a milder response; it scored 64% on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average score of 5.8/10.
In addition to co-writing with Delbanco (who co-wrote the college short film Netflix Comedy Friends), Stoller will also direct platonic films. Rogen and Byrne will serve as Platonic’s executive producers along with Conor Welch, Stoller’s global solutions production partner. Plato will be produced by Sony Pictures Television, and Stoller will work with it.
Rogen is best known for his work in “Knocked Down”, “Interesting People”, “Pineapple Express”, “This is the End” and Steve Jobs. The 38-year-old Canadian last appeared in a guest appearance in the second season of “Boys”, so he is also an executive producer. Rogen played the protagonist (dual role) in the HBO Max comedy “An American Pickle”.
Byrne is best known for his roles in “Hurt”, “Bridesmaids”, “Troy”, “28 Weeks Later” and “Spy”. The 41-year-old Australian last appeared in Jon Stewart’s political comedy “Irresistible”, as opposed to Steve Carrell. Platonic will be her second Apple TV+ series. She also participated in the Southern California aerobics series called Physical in the 1980s.
Apple hasn’t set a release date for Plato, but it does say that the first season will include 10 and a half hours of plot.