The Apple TV+ 1980s-set dark comedy Physical starring Rose Byrne as a housewife who builds an empire in the fitness industry has been renewed for a second season. The tech giant made the announcement several days before the show’s season one finale was aired.
Apple TV+ 1980s-set dramedy ‘Physical’ will be getting another season
Produced for Apple TV+ by Tomorrow Studios, Physical follows the story of Sheila Rubin, a devoted housewife supporting her smart but controversial husband’s bid for state assembly. Sheila has her own set of complex problems to deal with behind closed doors relating to her self-image. She finds release in the world of aerobics. Sheila discovers a way to merge this newfound passion with the burgeoning technology of videotape to start a revolutionary business and finds empowerment along the way.
In the announcement post, Michelle Lee, Director of Domestic Programming for Apple TV+, said that they cannot wait for viewers to “experience the next chapter in Sheila’s journey towards personal empowerment.”
“We couldn’t be more proud to showcase Annie Weisman’s singular take on this darkly funny, heartbreaking and bold story … And then we got to watch Rose Byrne inhabit this incredible, multi-layered character, giving us an unforgettable tour de force performance. We have been thrilled to see audiences around the world fall in love and feel seen by this show and we can’t wait for everyone to experience the next chapter in Sheila’s journey towards personal empowerment.”
In addition to Byrne, the star-studded cast of Physical includes Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel, Della Saba, Lou Taylor Pucci, Paul Sparks, Ashley Liao, and Geoffrey Arend.
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