Rose Byrne’s “Bodily” will return to Apple TV+ for its 10-episode third and closing season on August 2.
“Bodily” is produced by Tomorrow Studios, created, written and govt produced by Annie Weisman, who additionally serves as showrunner, and directed by Stephanie Laing, who additionally serves as govt producer alongside Adelstein, Clements and Bachner for Tomorrow Studios, and Byrne.
“We’re so grateful to Apple, Tomorrow Studios, and all our artistic collaborators for the prospect to carry Sheila to life in all her gritty glory,” Byrne and Weisman mentioned in an announcement. “With this closing season, Sheila’s three act saga of insurrection, restoration, and redemption involves the satisfying conclusion that she and her followers so richly deserve. We really feel so proud to share this final chapter with everybody.”
Set within the idyllic however fragile seashore paradise of sunny Eighties San Diego, “Bodily” is a half-hour darkish comedy following Sheila Rubin (Byrne), a quietly tortured, seemingly dutiful housewife supporting her sensible however controversial husband’s bid for state meeting. However behind closed doorways, Sheila has her personal darkly humorous tackle life she hardly ever lets the world see. She’s additionally battling a posh set of non-public demons regarding her self-image… that’s, till she finds launch by the unlikeliest supply: the world of aerobics.
In Season 2, Sheila efficiently launched her first health video solely to come across some new and greater obstacles on her path. She is torn between loyalty to her husband (Rory Scovel) and the values he represents, and a harmful attraction to another person. And since she’s now not the one sport on the town, she finds herself having to outrun some fierce new opponents on the street to constructing a full-fledged health empire.
“Over the course of three enthralling seasons of ‘Bodily,’ we now have been honored to work with Annie Weisman and Tomorrow Studios to carry Sheila Rubin’s journey of transformation and private empowerment to the display screen by Rose Byrne’s fearless, shifting, and sometimes very humorous, portrayal,” mentioned Matt Cherniss, head of programming for Apple TV+. “We’re conscious of simply how a lot of an influence this character and story has had on audiences world wide and might’t look ahead to them to hitch us on this closing exhilarating experience that culminates in an immensely rewarding finale for this celebrated collection.”
Along with Byrne and Scovel, “Bodily” stars Dierdre Friel and Paul Sparks.
Emmy and Grammy Award-nominee and Critics Selection Award winner Zooey Deschanel will be a part of the season 3 forged as Kelli, a community sitcom star who decides to enter the burgeoning health trade.
Byrne will subsequent seem within the Apple comedy collection “Platonic,” which premieres on Could 24, is govt produced by Byrne and Seth Rogen and co-created, directed and co-written by Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco.