Netflix has just released the main trailer, key art, and additional images for the highly anticipated action-packed comedy and family drama, The Brothers Sun. Created by Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, and starring Academy Award® winner Michelle Yeoh, the series is set to make its debut on January 4, 2024.
The Sins of The Mother
The Brothers Sun is a gripping narrative centered around a powerful Taiwanese triad family. The story unfolds with the shooting of the triad head by a mysterious assassin, leading his eldest son, Charles “Chairleg” Sun (played by Justin Chien), to Los Angeles. His mission is to protect his mother, Eileen (Michelle Yeoh), and his naive younger brother, Bruce (Sam Song Li), who has been shielded from the family’s criminal activities. The plot thickens as Taipei’s deadliest societies and a new faction vie for dominance, forcing Charles, Bruce, and their mother to confront their past, mend familial bonds, and redefine the meaning of brotherhood and family amidst life-threatening dangers.
The series boasts an impressive cast, including Michelle Yeoh as Eileen “Mama” Sun, Justin Chien as Charles, Sam Song Li as Bruce Sun, Highdee Kuan as Alexis, and Joon Lee as TK. The recurring cast features Johnny Kou as Big Sun, Alice Hewkin as May/June, Jon Xue Zhang as Blood Boots, Jenny Yang as Xing, Madison Hu as Grace, and Rodney To as Mark. The executive production team comprises Brad Falchuk, Byron Wu, Kevin Tancharoen, and Mikkel Bondesen, promising a high-quality production.
A Complex Mix of Flavors
The Brothers Sun promises to be a unique blend of genres, combining action, comedy, and family drama. The series is expected to delve into themes of loyalty, family ties, and the complexities of the criminal underworld, all while maintaining a comedic edge. The presence of Michelle Yeoh, known for her versatile acting skills, adds a layer of depth and intrigue to the series.
With its compelling storyline, star-studded cast, and a mix of action and humor, The Brothers Sun is poised to be a standout addition to Netflix’s roster of original content. The series not only offers entertainment but also explores the dynamics of family and brotherhood against the backdrop of a criminal empire.
Find out when The Brothers Sun premieres exclusively on Netflix on January 4, 2024.
About The Brothers Sun
Release Date: January 4, 2024
Created By: Brad Falchuk, Byron Wu
Executive Producers: Brad Falchuk, Byron Wu, Mikkel Bondesen, Kevin Tancharoen
Producers: John H. Radulovic
Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Justin Chien, Sam Song Li, Highdee Kuan, Joon Lee, Jon Xue Xhang, Alice Hewkin, Jenny Yang, Madison Hu
When the head of a powerful Taiwanese triad is shot by a mysterious assassin, his eldest son, legendary killer Charles “Charileg” Sun (Justin Chien) heads to Los Angeles to protect his mother, Eileen (Michelle Yeoh), and his naive younger brother, Bruce (Sam Song Li) – who’s been completely sheltered from the truth of his family until now. But as Taipei’s deadliest societies and a new rising faction go head-to-head for dominance – Charles, Bruce and their mother must heal the wounds caused by their separation and figure out what brotherhood and family truly mean before one of their countless enemies kills them all.
What are your expectations from Michelle Yeoh’s performance in a role that combines drama and comedy? How do you think the series will balance the action-packed scenes with the family dynamics? And what are you most looking forward to seeing in this blend of Taiwanese triad action and Los Angeles drama? Let us know what you think of The Brothers Sun on social media!
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