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Original languageEnglish
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Original networkApple TV+

Sugar is an upcoming science fiction drama television series created by Mark Protosevich and starring Colin Farrell who also serves as executive producer. Fernando Meirelles is set to direct. It is set to air on Apple TV+.


The plot is still under wraps. What is known is that it will be a "a genre-bending contemporary take on the private detective story set in Los Angeles".[1]





No.TitleDirected byWritten by [2]Original release date
1TBAFernando MeirellesMark Protosevich2023 (2023)
2TBAFernando MeirellesMark ProtosevichTBA
3TBAFernando MeirellesMark Protosevich and David RosenTBA
4TBAFernando MeirellesDonald JohTBA
5TBAFernando MeirellesMark ProtosevichTBA
6TBAFernando MeirellesDonald Joh and Sam CatlinTBA
7TBAFernando MeirellesDonald Joh and Sam CatlinTBA
8TBAFernando MeirellesDonald Joh and Sam CatlinTBA


It was announced in December 2021 that Apple TV+ had won a bidding war for the rights to the series, which had Colin Farrell attached to star.[1] Farrell would officially join the series in June 2022, when it was given the greenlight from Apple TV+.[3] In August 2022, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Amy Ryan, Dennis Boutsikaris, Alex Hernandez and Lindsay Pulsipher joined the main cast, with Anna Gunn and James Cromwell cast to recur.[4][5][6] In September, Nate Corddry, Sydney Chandler, Miguel Sandoval, Elizabeth Anweis and Jason Butler Harner were added to the cast.[7]

Production for the series began in August 2022, which is expected to wrap in the fall.[8]


  1. ^ a b Otterson, Joe (June 9, 2022). "Apple Orders Drama Series 'Sugar' Starring Colin Farrell From Writer Mark Protosevich". Variety. Retrieved June 11, 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Sugar". Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved July 8, 2023.
  3. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (June 9, 2022). "Colin Farrell to Star in Genre-Bending Apple Series 'Sugar'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 11, 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ Cordero, Rosy (August 17, 2022). "Sugar: Kirby Howell-Baptiste To Star Opposite Colin Farrell In Apple Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 17, 2022.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (August 18, 2022). "Amy Ryan Joins Colin Farrell & Kirby Howell-Baptiste In Apple Series Sugar". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 18, 2022.
  6. ^ White, Peter (August 29, 2022). "Sugar: Alex Hernandez, Lindsay Pulsipher & Dennis Boutsikaris To Star In Apple Series, Anna Gunn & James Cromwell To Recur". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 29, 2022.
  7. ^ Cordero, Rosy (September 27, 2022). "Sugar: Nate Corddry, Sydney Chandler & Miguel Sandoval Among 5 Cast In Apple Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 16, 2022.
  8. ^ Sharf, Zack (August 1, 2022). "Colin Farrell Hopes Penguin Series Starts Filming in 2023, and He Still Wants to Star in The Batman 2". Variety. Retrieved September 2, 2022.