Ted Lasso trailer: Jason Sudeikis stars in Apple TV+’s comedy series
Apple TV+ has released the official trailer for their forthcoming comedy series titled Ted Lasso, featuring Jason Sudeikis’s return as the titular American football coach which he first portrayed in 2013. The series will be making its debut on Friday, August 14. Check out the video in the player below!
Co-written by Sudeikis and Bill Lawrence, the half-hour comedy series will follow the story of Ted Lasso, who finds himself in a difficult situation when he was suddenly hired to manage an English soccer team despite not having any soccer coaching experience. In addition to Sudeikis, Bless This Mess actor Brendan Hunt has also been cast for the role of Coach Beard.
Sudeikis first portrayed the character in 2013 as part of NBC Sports’ promotional videos. His Ted Lasso videos had already garnered more than 10 million views since its release.
Ted Lasso will be executive produced by Sudeikis along with Lawrence, Jeff Ingold, Liza Katzer through their Doozer Productions banner. Hunt will also be serving as a producer.
Apple’s upcoming shows include: the long-awaited series adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s classic sci-fi novel Foundation; J.J. Abrams’ Stephen King series titled Lisey’s Story; Paul Rudd and Will Ferrell’s The Shrink Next Door; Gary Oldman’s Slow Horses; and the Gal Gadot-led biopic series centering on Hedy Lamarr.