'Invasion': 5 things to know about the Apple TV+ thriller series

'Invasion': 5 things to know about the Apple TV+ thriller series
'Invasion' official poster (Apple TV+)

Apple TV+ is about to drop a brand new series and it's looking spectacular. 'Invasion' is the latest addition to the streaming service's original works and it already has audiences worked up and eager for it release.

The Apple TV + series is set in an apocalyptic time on Earth where there is havoc everywhere. Aliens have made their way to our planet with the foreign creatures lurking about hidden amongst civilization. The trailer portrayed a wave of drama, thrill, suspense, and danger that comes along with survival. If you're a fan of alien movies and stories of haunting survival instinct then this show is the perfect fit for you. Here's everything you need to know about the thriller series. 


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When does 'Invasion' release and where to watch it

'Invasion' will be premiering on October 22, 2021. You can watch the series on Apple TV +


What is 'Invasion' about

The official Apple TV + synopsis states -  “Invasion” is a sweeping, character-driven science fiction drama series that follows an alien invasion through different perspectives around the world." The show will be set across multiple continents and will follow people across the globe as they deal with the same problem. The trailer shows power outages, fires, attacks, and more as humans try and survive. Humans are not alone anymore as extraterrestrial beings have made their way to Earth from across the universe. Civilization could collapse at any moment and survival is up to you. Feel what it’s like to live through an alien invasion on the new Apple TV+ series.


Who stars in the Apple TV+ thriller?

Sam Neill

Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill is a New Zealand actor, director, producer, and writer. His film appearances in films include 'Sleeping Dogs', 'Jurassic Park',  'Omen III: The Final Conflict', 'Possession', and more.  Neill is the recipient of the AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Longford Lyell Award, the New Zealand Film Award, and the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor. He also has three Golden Globe and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. More recently he is known for starring in the British series 'Peaky Blinders' 


The series also stars Shamier Anderson (“Bruised,” “Awake”), Golshifteh Farahani (“Extraction,” “Paterson,” “Body of Lies”), Firas Nassar (“Fauda”), and Shioli Kutsuna (“Deadpool 2,” “The Outsider”).

Sam Neill (Instagram)



Hailing from Boat Rocker Studios, “Invasion” is written and executive produced by Simon Kinberg and David Weil. Emmy Award nominee Jakob Verbruggen is the director and serves as executive producer. Audrey Chon, Amy Kaufman, and Elisa Ellis serve as executive producers alongside Andrew Baldwin, who also writes. Katie O’Connell Marsh serves as executive producer for Boat Rocker Studios.



Click on the trailer below to have a glimpse at what 'Invasion' has to offer.




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