Tehran focuses on the story of Tamar Rabinayan, performed by Israeli actress Niv Sultan, who’s a gifted younger hacker for Israel’s intelligence unit.
By LIOR ZALTZMAN/JTA
JUNE 17, 2020 11:42
A lady shows a “Free Iran” sticker as hundreds of Iranian opponents in exile stage a protest in opposition to the Teheran regime. Paris, France, February 8, 2019
(picture credit score: BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS)
Apple TV+ has picked up Tehran, an Israeli thriller set within the Iranian capital co-created by Moshe Zonder, a author for the hit Netflix present Fauda.
The reportedly multimillion-dollar sale was brokered by Cineflix Rights and Paperplane Productions together with the present’s producers, Dana Eden and Shula Spiegel. Eden, a co-creator of the present, and Spiegel mentioned that Apple has already ordered three seasons.
Tehran focuses on the story of Tamar Rabinayan, performed by Israeli actress Niv Sultan, who’s a gifted younger hacker for Israel’s intelligence unit. She is drafted to hitch the Mossad and despatched on a dangerous mission to Iran, the place she is ordered to hack into an Iranian nuclear reactor.
When her bold mission fails, Rabinayan is caught within the land of her childhood, the place she discovers her native roots and befriends native pro-democracy activists.
“Tehran goals to shed new mild on the Israeli-Iranian battle, and tackle common struggles round immigration, identification and patriotism to look at whether or not it’s potential to develop into free from these restraints,” Zonder informed Deadline final yr.
Tehran is ready to premiere in Israel on June 22. No US launch date has been introduced.
In different Israeli TV information, an American adaptation of the Israeli present On The Spectrum, about three younger folks on the autism spectrum who share an house, was picked up by Amazon. The present’s Jewish showrunner, Parenthood creator Jason Katims, mentioned that as the daddy of a 23-year-old autistic son, “it’s deeply private for me to get to inform this distinctive story of what it’s like to come back of age as somebody with autism.”