Apple TV+ held the world premiere event at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center in New York, N.Y. for “Echo 3,” the highly anticipated new original action-packed thriller, from two-time Academy Award-winning creator Mark Boal (“The Hurt Locker,” “Zero Dark Thirty”). The series will premiere with the first three episodes on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday through January 13, 2023.
Starring Luke Evans, Michiel Huisman, and Jessica Ann Collins, “Echo 3” is an action-packed thriller set in South America that follows Amber Chesborough (Collins), a brilliant young scientist who is the emotional heart of a small American family. When Amber goes missing along the Colombia-Venezuela border, her brother, Bambi (Evans), and her husband, Prince (Huisman) – two men with deep military experience and complicated pasts – struggle to find her in a layered personal drama, set against the explosive backdrop of a secret war. “Echo 3” also stars Martina Gusman as “Violetta,” a prominent political columnist. The series features James Udom, Maria Del Rosario, Alejandro Furth, Juan Pablo Raba and special guest star, Bradley Whitford. “Echo 3” is also based on the award-winning series “When Heroes Fly,” created by Omri Givon, and inspired by the eponymous novel by Amir Gutfreund.
Attendees at the red carpet premiere included creator, showrunner and director Mark Boal, series stars Luke Evans, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Ann Collins, Martina Gusmán, James Udom, Valerie Mahaffey, Juan Pablo Raba and Mariana Novak, as well as executive producers Pablo Trapero (who also directs four episodes), Jason Horwitch, Mark Sourian and Peter Traugott.
“Echo 3” is produced for Apple TV+ by Keshet Studios, the U.S. production arm of Keshet International. Filmed in Colombia with English and Spanish dialogue, the series is showrun by Boal, who also serves as a director and executive producer alongside Keshet Studios’ Peter Traugott, Jason Horwitch, Omri Givon, Eitan Mansuri, Jonathan Doweck, Mark Sourian, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman and Karni Ziv. Pablo Trapero directed four episodes including the pilot and serves as an executive producer.