Dear Edward
Created byJason Katims
Based onDear Edward
by Ann Napolitano
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
Production companies
Original networkApple TV+

Dear Edward is an upcoming drama television series developed by Jason Katims, based on the novel of the same name by Ann Napolitano.


Young Edward Adler is the lone survivor of a plane crash that takes the lives of his family. He and others affected by the tragedy connect with one another to cope with their respective losses and pain.





It was announced in February 2022 that Apple TV+ had given a ten episode greenlight for the series, which Jason Katims developed from Ann Napolitano's novel. Colin O'Brien was cast in the title role, with Connie Britton and Taylor Schilling also announced to star. Fisher Stevens was set to serve as director for the pilot episode.[1] Additional casting was announced in March 2022 as production began in New York City, with filming taking place at Central Park.[2][3] In April, Brian d'Arcy James was cast for a recurring role.[4]


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 1, 2022). "Jason Katims Series Dear Edward Starring Connie Britton, Taylor Schilling & Colin O'Brien Gets Apple TV+ Order, Sets Friday Night Lights Reunion". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (March 21, 2022). "Jason Katims' Apple Series Dear Edward Adds 11 To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  3. ^ Burke, Kimberly (March 21, 2022). "Dear Edward Shooting in Central Park for Apple TV+". Green Room New York. Retrieved 10 April 2022.
  4. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (April 6, 2022). "Brian d'Arcy James Starring In Anne Hathaway-Marisa Tomei Movie She Came To Me; Books Recurring On Apple's Dear Edward". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 10 April 2022.