Is AppleTV+ ‘Physical’ confirmed for the third season?
Season 2 of AppleTV+’s successful half-hour drama Physical concluded a week ago, and the streaming service has just announced that it has renewed the show for a third season. Sheila Rubin (Rose Byrne), a housewife and fitness trainer in 1980s San Diego, is the programme is protagonist. She is motivated to excel at her new love and in her personal life as the wife of an ambitious politician.
The second season finale aired on the streaming service on August 5 and ended on something of a cliffhanger, with Sheila having just released her first fitness video and now having to deal with a new problem. Having been renewed, viewers will get to observe how Sheila handles these new challenges as she strives for professional advancement. The second season premiered to rave reviews, receiving a perfect score of 100 on the review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. The programme is original plot, which deals with taboo topics like anorexia and others connected to body image, has received high appreciation. In addition, the ensemble cast, spearheaded by Byrne, has been lauded by critics.
Annie Weisman, the show is creator and showrunner “I am thrilled for the opportunity to continue telling Sheila’s story in creative collaboration with Rose Byrne and the rest of our incredible cast, writers, and crew,” Weisman said of Byrne, “Rose’s breathtaking, hilarious, and brave performance is the north star on our show is journey of personal empowerment and transformation in all its synth-pop, sun-baked, spandex-clad glory in 1980s Southern California. “The feedback we’ve received from audiences who continue to discover and feel seen by Physical is the most deeply gratifying expefrience of my career and I’m so grateful to our team at Apple and Tomorrow Studios for making this dream a reality,” Weisman said.
Along with Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements and Craig Gillespie, Byrne serves as an executive producer on Physical. Generally speaking, Stephanie Laing has been the show is director, however Craig Gillespie, Liza Johnson, and Dan Lazarovits have all filled in for her at various points.