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Apple TV+ to Adapt Israeli Drama ‘When Heroes Fly’ From ‘The Hurt Locker’s Mark Boal

Apple TV+ to Adapt Israeli Drama ‘When Heroes Fly’ From ‘The Hurt Locker’s Mark Boal

  • Apple TV+ has ordered 'Echo 3' based on the award-winning Keshet Broadcasting series When Heroes Fly.
Apple TV+ to Adapt Israeli Drama ‘When Heroes Fly’ From ‘The Hurt Locker’s Mark Boal

Apple has ordered Echo 3, a new action-thriller written by Academy Award-winning producer and writer Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) that will be produced by Apple and Keshet Studios.

Set in South America, the 10-part series is the latest project to join a growing lineup of premium international series set to make their global debut on Apple TV+.

The series follows Amber Chesborough, a brilliant young scientist, is the emotional center of a small American family. When she goes missing along the Colombia-Venezuela border, her brother and her husband – 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 is based on the award-winning Keshet Broadcasting series When Heroes Fly, created by Omri Givon and inspired by the eponymous novel by Amir Gutfreund and will be shot with English and Spanish dialogue.

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Boal will serve as showrunner, alongside co-showrunner and executive producer Jason Horwitch (Berlin Station, House of Cards). The series will be produced by Apple and Keshet Studios, with Keshet Studios’ Peter Traugott serving as executive producer alongside Marc Boal, Jason Horwitch, Stan Wlodkowski, Omri Givon, Eitan Mansuri, Jonathan Doweck, Avi Nir (Keshet Media Group), Alon Shtruzman (Keshet International) and Karni Ziv (Keshet Broadcasting).

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