Simon Kinberg and David Weil’s Apple TV+ alien invasion sci-fi series Invasion has got its cast and is going into production.
Sam Neill (Jurassic Park) is set to star in the series with Shamier Anderson. The story follows “an alien invasion through multiple perspectives around the world.” The series is set across many continents.
Neill will take on the role of Sheriff John Bell Tyson, “a weathered rural lawman on the verge of retirement, while Anderson will play Trevante Ward, “an extraordinary soldier stationed in Afghanistan.”
Also in the cast are Golshifteh Farahani as Aneesha Malik, “a first-generation Syrian immigrant, wife and mother living in Long Island”; Firas Nassar as Ahmed Malik, “Aneesha’s husband and a Syrian immigrant and successful businessman”; and Shioli Kutsuna as Mitsuki, “an intelligent member of mission control in Japan’s space program JASA.”