There is a new series on Apple TV+ called Dear Edward which follows a 12-year-old boy named Edward Adler who is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed his family.
Based on Ann Napolitano’s 2020 novel, Dear Edward premiered on Apple TV+ on February 3, but instead of releasing all episodes at once, the streaming platform will release them weekly. Find out how many episodes are in the first season of the show and when they will premiere.
The streaming landscape is getting crowded and Apple TV+ is here to join the fray. With its first original series, “Dear Edward,” now available for streaming, viewers can get a glimpse of the network’s unique approach to storytelling.
But if you’re just tuning in, it can be hard to keep track of all the episodes and their release dates. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to “Dear Edward,” including all the episodes, release dates, and plot summaries.
Whether you’re catching up on past episodes or just starting out, this guide has something for everyone! Read on to learn more about this captivating show and find out when you can expect new episodes to arrive.
Dear Edward Season 1: Number of Episodes and Release Schedule
A total of ten episodes are planned for the series. The first three episodes were released on February 3 during the special premiere. The rest of the season will be released on a weekly basis, with new episodes coming out every Friday. The finale will be released on March 24. Here is the complete release schedule:
Episode 1: Friday, February 3, 2023
Episode 2: Friday, February 3, 2023
Episode 3: Friday, February 3, 2023
Episode 4: Friday, February 10, 2023
Episode 5: Friday, February 17, 2023
Episode 6: Friday, February 24, 2023
Episode 7: Friday, March 3, 2023
Episode 8: Friday, March 10, 2023
Episode 9: Friday, March 17, 2023
Episode 10: Friday, March 24, 2023
The Series has Garnered Positive Reviews So Far
Metacritic gives the show a score of 62 out of 100, signaling generally positive reviews. Audiences have also expressed their appreciation on social media for the storyline of the show.
There is a 12-year-old boy who becomes the lone survivor of a plane crash. As he and others affected by the tragedy try to make sense of what happened, unexpected friendships, romances, and communities emerge.
Afriqiyah Airways Flight 771, on which the show is based, crashed in 2010 killing all 103 passengers and crew except for a 9-year-old boy named Ruben Van Assouw.
Napolitano previously described the story’s inspiration, saying, “This story just frightened me.” I could not imagine how the boy would be OK, and I could feel from the stickiness of my obsession that I would have to write a book that would create a set of circumstances to make him OK.
Apple TV+’s new series Dear Edward has been garnering positive reviews so far. The series, which follows the life of a young boy who is the sole survivor of a plane crash, has been praised for its heartwarming and uplifting story.
Critics have also praised the show’s cast, led by newcomer Aidan Turner-Smith. Turner-Smith gives a moving performance as Edward, and is supported by an excellent cast of supporting actors.
So far, Dear Edward has received overwhelmingly positive reviews. It remains to be seen if the series can maintain this level of quality throughout its run, but it is off to a very promising start.
Dear Edward Star Cast
Among the cast of Dear Edward are Colin O’Brien as Edward Adler, Taylor Schilling as Aunt Lacey, Anna Uzele as Adriana, Idris DeBrand as Kojo, Carter Hudson as John, Maxwell Jenkins as Jordan, Amy Forsyth as Linda, Audrey Corsa as Zoe, Eva Ariel Binder as Shay, Brittany S. Hall as Amanda, and Khloe Bruno as Becks.
It also features Jenna Qureshi as Mahira, Dario Ladani Sanchez as Sam, Douglas M. Griffin as Milo, Ivan Shaw as Steve, Charlie Reitzas as Young Jordan, Zachary Greenstein as Eddie, and Connie Britton as Dee Dee. Developed by Jason Katims, the series is produced by Patrick Ward and LaDarian Smith.
The cast of Apple TV+’s “Dear Edward” includes some very familiar faces. Anthony Mackie stars as Edward, a man who is the sole survivor of a plane crash. He is joined by Julianne Moore as his mother, Gloria; and Liana Liberato as his girlfriend, Shay.
The rest of the cast includes:
– Bryan Cranston as Richard, Edward’s father
– Kimberly Elise as Valerie, Edward’s sister
– Amandla Stenberg as Palestine, Gloria’s friend
– Nate Corddry as James, Edward’s brother-in-law
– Aaron Paul as Brian, Gloria’s boyfriend
– Beanie Feldstein as Sarah, Edward’s best friend
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