Apple TV+ to Premiere Season Two of “Pachinko” on Friday, August 23

Apple TV+ to Premiere Season Two of “Pachinko” on Friday, August 23

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Apple TV+ unveiled a first-look and the premiere date for the second season of its award-winning and critically hailed, epic hit drama Pachinko. Told in three languages — Korean, Japanese, and English — and consisting of eight, one-hour episodes, season two of Pachinko will premiere globally on Friday, August 23 with one episode, followed by one episode weekly every Friday through October 11.

Hailing from Media Res, Pachinko, has been celebrated for its epic storytelling and praised as “an immersive, poignant, must-see journey.” The series quickly became Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes during its first season and has been praised as “masterful” and deemed as “an extraordinary drama” and “one of the best shows of 2022.”

Based on The New York Times bestselling novel of the same name, Pachinko is a sweeping and deeply moving story of love and survival across four generations. The first season received eleven international awards including a Peabody Award, an American Film Institute Award, a Critics Choice Award and a Gotham Independent Film Award. Season two stars Lee Minho, Minha Kim, Anna Sawai, Yuh-Jung Youn, Jin Ha, Eunchae Jung, Soji Arai, Junwoo Han, and Sungkyu Kim.

Pachinko is created and written by Soo Hugh who serves as executive producer alongside Media Res’ Michael Ellenberg and Lindsey Springer, and Theresa Kang for Blue Marble Pictures. Season two is directed by Leanne Welham, Arvin Chen, and Sang-il Lee.

Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with 489 wins and 2,153 award nominations and counting, including multi-Emmy Award-winning comedy Ted Lasso and historic Oscar Best Picture winner CODA.

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