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The world is rocked by the arrival of aliens in Invasion teaser trailer

Apple TV+ has a solid hit with its alternative-history sci-fi drama For All Mankind, which just wrapped its second season, and the streaming platform clearly hopes to repeat that success with a new forthcoming sci-fi drama Invasion.

Don't confuse this ambitious project with the 2005 ABC series of the same name about water-based creatures taking over the bodies of people living in a small Texas town after a severe hurricane (basically an aquatic riff on Invasion of the Body Snatchers). Apple TV+'s Invasion is more of a 21st-century riff on War of the Worlds. Shot on four locations on four different continents—New York, Manchester, Morocco, and Japan—the series is intended to "make you question what you would do under extraterrestrial threat," per the official premise, and "takes a global look at how one alien invasion would affect us all."

Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Peaky Blinders) plays Sheriff John Bell Tyson, described as "a weathered rural lawman on the verge of retirement." Shamier Anderson (Awake, Wynonna Earp) plays Trevante Ward, a soldier stationed in Afghanistan. Golshifteh Farahani (Extraction) plays Aneesha Malik, a first-generation Syrian immigrant living in Long Island, while Firas Nassar (Fauda) plays her Syrian immigrant husband Ahmed Malik, a successful businessman. Shioli Kutsuna (Deadpool 2, The Outsider) rounds out the main cast as Mitsuki, who works in mission control in Japan’s space program, JAXA.

The trailer opens with a glimpse of the Maliks' seemingly idyllic domestic life on Long Island, as the kids jump on their sleeping father while demanding, "Wake up, monster!" Cue the dramatic music, because monsters are about to awaken for real. We are then introduced to the protagonists in the other three locations: a London schoolboy, Ward on duty in Afghanistan, and Mitsuki preparing for a launch in Japan.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

They are really pushing this UFO/Space Aliens idea really hard!

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