'Fast & Furious' star Luke Evans to headline 'Echo 3' thriller for Apple

in iPod + iTunes + AppleTV edited May 2021
The Apple TV+ action thriller series "Echo 3" will star Luke Evans, best known for films such as "Fast & Furious 6," and British true crime mini-series "The Pembrokeshire Murders."

Luke Evans in poster artwork for
Luke Evans in poster artwork for "The Pembrokeshire Murders" (source: Britbox)

The first casting has been revealed for the forthcoming 10-episode thriller series, "Echo 3," on Apple TV+. Following Apple's straight-to-series order, production companies Apple Studios and Keshet Studios have signed Luke Evans to star.

According to Deadline, Evans is to play Bambi, the brother of Amber Chesborough, a scientist who goes missing. Together with her husband, Bambi searches for Chesborough against the backdrop of a secret war.

"Echo 3" is another series based on an Israeli original, following critical hits ranging from "In Treatment" to "Homeland." It's due to be shot in both English and Spanish.

The series is being made by Mark Boal, the screenwriter of "Hurt Locker," and "Zero Dark Thirty." Apple has not announced an expected streaming date for the series.

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