Echo 3 From Academy Award Winner Mark Boal Heading to Apple TV+

Mark Boal

Mark Boal

Echo 3, a new action-thriller was written by Academy Award-winning producer and Mark Boal, has been greenlit by Apple TV+

The ten-part series is set in South America as part of the streaming services growing network of original programming.

Based on the award-winning Keshet Broadcasting series When Heroes Fly, the series follows Amber Chesborough, a brilliant young scientist and the emotional center of an American family. She goes missing along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, and it’s up to her brother and husband to seek her whereabouts. Despite the two men’s deep military experiences, their complicated pasts marked a very layered personal drama set against a backdrop of a secret war.

Echo 3 will be shot in both English and Spanish dialogue. Boal will serve as the primary showrunner with executive producer Jason Horwitch (Berlin Station, House of Cards) as a co-showrunner.

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Boal is known for writing wonderful dramatic scripts with violent backdrops such as The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, Detroit, and Triple Frontier. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2010 for The Hurt Locker.

Echo 3 will be the second Apple TV+ production with Keshet Broadcasting following Suspicion, starring Uma Thurman.

No casting, production date or release date were revealed during this announcement.

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