Apple debuts trailer for new Apple TV+ drama series ‘Shantaram,’ starring Charlie Hunnam
Apple has released the first trailer for the new Apple TV + drama series “Shantaram,” starring Charlie Hunnam (“Sons of Anarchy”), which will premiere on October 14.
“Shantaram” will make its global debut with the first three episodes of its 12-episode first season on Friday, October 14, 2022, followed by a new weekly episode every Friday through December 16, 2022 on Apple TV +.
Based on Gregory David Roberts’ international bestselling novel, “Shantaram” follows a fugitive named Lin Ford (Charlie Hunnam) who tries to get lost in the vibrant and chaotic Bombay of the 1980s. Alone in an unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to avoid the troubles he is running from in this new place. After falling in love with an enigmatic and intriguing woman named Karla, Lin must choose between freedom or love and the complications that come with it.
In addition to Hunnam, the series also stars Shubham Saraf, Elektra Kilbey, Fayssal Bazzi, Luke Pasqualino, Antonia Desplat, Alyy Khan, Sujaya Dasgupta, Vincent Perez, David Field, Alexander Siddig, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Elham Ehsas, Rachel Kamath, Matthew Joseph and Shiv Palekar.
The series is co-created, written and produced by Steve Lightfoot, who also serves as the showrunner. Bharat Nalluri directs and executive produces. Andrea Barron, Nicole Clemens, Steve Golin and Justin Kurzel are also executive producers along with Eric Warren Singer, who co-created the series. “Shantaram” is produced for Apple by Paramount Television Studios and Anonymous Content’s AC Studios.
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