Apple TV + has officially renewed Annie Weisman’s comedy-drama series Physical for a second season. The renewal precedes the finale of the first season of the series directed by Rose Byrne entitled “Let’s Get Together”, which is scheduled to begin this Friday, August 6.
“We could not be more proud to present Annie Weisman’s singular take on this dark, heartbreaking and daring story,” Michelle Lee, director of national programming for Apple TV +, said in a statement. “And then we got to watch Rose Byrne inhabit this amazing character on multiple levels, providing us with an unforgettable tour de force. We were delighted to see audiences all over the world fall in love and feel seen by this show and we can’t wait for that. everyone lives the next chapter in Sheila’s journey to personal empowerment.
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“Located in the idyllic but fragile paradise beach of sunny 1980s San Diego, Physical is a half-hour dark comedy centered around Sheila Rubin, a quietly tormented housewife in the 80s in San Diego who, behind closed doors, battles extreme personal demons and a vicious inner voice. But things change when she discovers aerobics, triggering a journey to empowerment and success, ”the official synopsis read.
The series stars Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids, Neighbors), Rory Scovel (Robbie), Dierdre Friel, Della Saba, Lou Taylor Pucci (American Horror Story: 1984), Paul Sparks (Boardwalk Empire), Ashley Liao (Fuller house) and Geoffrey Arend (Madam Secretary).
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Physical is created and produced by Annie Weisman, who also serves as showrunner. It is directed by Craig Gillespie (I Tonya, Cruel), Liza Johnson and Stéphanie Laing. Executive producers are Gillespie, Johnson, Laing, Byrne, Alexandra Cunningham, John McNamara, Sera Gamble, as well as Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios.