Behind the Scenes of THE BROTHERS SUN – Netflix Reveals Kick Ass Making of the New Action-Packed Series

Netflix's featurette debut for 'The Brothers Sun' offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the action-packed series, starring Michelle Yeoh, set to premiere in January 2024
The Brothers Sun

Netflix has offered fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of The Brothers Sun, a highly anticipated action-packed family dramedy series. Created by Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, and starring Academy Award-winner Michelle Yeoh, the series is set to debut on January 4, 2024.

A Deep Dive into the Making of The Brothers Sun

The newly released featurette provides an in-depth look at the creative process behind The Brothers Sun. It showcases the meticulous attention to detail in crafting the series’ narrative, character development, and its unique blend of action and drama.

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The Brothers Sun centers around the powerful Taiwanese triad family, the Suns. The plot unfolds as the family’s patriarch is shot by a mysterious assassin, prompting his eldest son, Charles “Chairleg” Sun (played by Justin Chien), to protect his mother, Eileen (Michelle Yeoh), and his naive younger brother, Bruce (Sam Song Li). The series explores themes of brotherhood, family, and the struggle for power within the dangerous underbelly of Taipei’s deadliest societies.

A Hit List of Talent In Front of and Behind the Camera

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Justin Chien as Charles Sun in episode 106 of The Brothers Sun. Cr. Michael Desmond/Netflix © 2023

The series boasts a stellar cast, led by Michelle Yeoh as Eileen “Mama” Sun. The ensemble includes Justin Chien as Charles, Sam Song Li as Bruce, Highdee Kuan as Alexis, and Joon Lee as TK. The recurring cast features Johnny Kou, Alice Hewkin, Jon Xue Zhang, Jenny Yang, Madison Hu, and Rodney To, among others.

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Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, known for their compelling storytelling, have created a narrative rich in complexity and intrigue. The executive production team, including Kevin Tancharoen and Mikkel Bondesen, has worked closely to bring this gripping story to life.

Anticipation Builds for the Series Premiere

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(L to R) Jon Xue Zhang as Blood Boots, Sam Song Li as Bruce Sun in episode 104 of The Brothers Sun. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023

With its mix of drama, action, and family dynamics, The Brothers Sun is poised to be a standout addition to Netflix’s roster of original content. The featurette has only heightened anticipation for the series, promising a show that is as emotionally resonant as it is thrilling.

The Brothers Sun is shaping up to be a must-watch series on Netflix. Its behind-the-scenes featurette offers a tantalizing preview of what to expect from this action-packed drama, setting the stage for what could be one of the most talked-about shows of 2024.

The Brothers Sun premieres exclusively on Netflix on January 4, 2024.

About The Brothers Sun

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
Distribution: Netflix
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.

How do you think the series will balance action with family drama? What are your expectations from Michelle Yeoh and the rest of the cast? And how do you think the series will stand out in Netflix’s lineup of original content? Let us know what you think and talk all things The Brothers Sun with us on Discord!

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