Netflix's "The Brothers Sun": Release Date And All Essential Info
Created by Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, this Asian-American-centric series promises a thrilling and comedic ride through the lives of two estranged Taiwanese brothers.
"The Brothers Sun" is scheduled for release on Netflix on January 4, 2024. The complete eight-episode first season will be available for streaming at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET on that date.
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Cast and Crew:
The cast is led by Justin Chien, who stars as Charles Sun, a ruthless gangster protecting his family in Los Angeles. Michelle Yeoh plays Eileen, Charles's mother, and Sam Song Li portrays Bruce Sun, Charles's naive younger brother. The ensemble also includes Highdee Kuan, Joon Lee, Madison Hu, and others. The series boasts a talented and diverse cast, bringing a unique blend of personalities to the screen.
The series, announced in February 2022, is a collaborative effort between creators Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu. Falchuk, known for his work on projects like "American Crime Story" and "American Horror Story," serves as the showrunner and executive producer. The series is directed by Kevin Tancharoen and Viet Nguyen.
Filming commenced on June 15, 2022, and concluded on September 23, 2022, with post-production starting on February 22, 2023. The locations spanned Taipei City, Taiwan, and Los Angeles, California, ensuring a visually compelling backdrop for the series.
"The Brothers Sun" unfolds as the head of a powerful Taiwanese triad is shot, prompting Charles "Chairleg" Sun to head to Los Angeles to safeguard his family. The plot thickens as rival factions vie for dominance, and the Sun family must confront their tumultuous past. The series explores themes of brotherhood, family, and the consequences of a life steeped in crime.
The first season, rated TV-MA for strong language, smoking, and graphic violence, promises a mature and riveting viewing experience. With a backdrop of Taipei's deadliest societies and a rising faction, the Sun family grapples with their separation, seeking to redefine the meaning of family bonds.
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