Apple TV+ have released the first Trailer for upcoming comedy series Ted Lasso starring Jason Sudeikis. The comedic actor America’s favorite football coach is crossing the pond. For the dizzy heights of the English Premier League as the trailer reveals he’s truly clueless!
Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer. That team is Tottenham Hotspur.
Sudeikis is involved in creating the series along side Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence. He’s also played Lasso before on US Television for NBC coverage of the English football game. A coach who doesn’t realise Football and American Football are completely different ball games both not easy to conquer.
Apple TV+ hasn’t had the easiest of starts, with no film or show standing out, could this be the one?
Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso, a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.
In addition to starring, Sudeikis serves as executive producer, alongside Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”) via his Doozer Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, a division of NBCUniversal Content. Doozer’s Jeff Ingold also serves as an executive producer with Liza Katzer as co-executive producer. The series was developed by Sudeikis, Lawrence, Joe Kelly and Brendan Hunt, and is based on the pre-existing format and characters from NBC Sports.
The series also stars Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein, Phil Dunster and Nick Mohammed.
Ted Lasso will premiere on Apple TV+ ON 14th August globally. There will be 10 episodes which will air every Friday on the streaming service.