Good news for fans of the legendary war series Band of Brothers and The Pacific. There is a sequel and James Bond director Cary Joji Fukunaga has been hired as director. That reports NME.
The series is called Masters of the Air and is produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. They also did the production of Band of Brothers. The new war series will be broadcast on Apple TV +, Apple’s streaming service.
Cary Joji Fukunaga directs successor Band of Brothers
Cary Joji Fukunaga, who made his James Bond film twice this year No Time To Die delayed by the pandemic, the first three episodes go on Masters of the Air directing. Other directors have not yet been revealed.
The first season of the sequel to Band of Brothers consists of ten episodes in total. The plot is based on true stories of American fighter pilots in Nazi Germany during World War II.
Masters of the Air based on Donald L. Miller’s book
The new series on Apple TV + is based on Donald L. Miller’s eponymous customer from 2006. The book takes you as a reader on an exciting flight through the fiery red skies above Berlin, Hanover and Dresden. The recordings of Masters of the Air will start in March 2021, unless the pandemic again throws a spanner in the works for Cary Joji Fukunaga.
Band of Brothers was released in 2001 and won a string of awards, including multiple Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. John Orloff, who was involved with the script at the time, is also creating the script Masters of the Air. In front of No Time To Diedirector Cary Joji Fukunaga has made it a rare foray into television. He previously made season 1 of True Detective (2014) and the series Maniac (2018).
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