Hugh Laurie joins Apple TV+ hit 'Tehran' for its third season

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Apple TV+ has announced a third season of its thriller series "Tehran," now in production with Hugh Laurie joining the cast.

Laurie's casting follows the show's second season adding Glenn Close to the international espionage thriller's ensemble. Known for dramas "House M.D" and "The Night Manager," plus comedy with "A Bit of Fry and Laurie," he's to play a South African nuclear inspector.

"'Tehran' follows Tamar (Niv Sultan), a Mossad hacker-agent who infiltrates Tehran under a false identity," says Apple. "After going rogue at the end of season two and reeling from the loss of her closest allies, in season three, Tamar must find a way to reinvent herself and win back the Mossad's support if she is to survive.|

Apple reports that the show, written by Moshe Zonder and Omri Shenhar, and created by Zonder, Dana Eden and Maor Kohn, is now in production. No details have been released about when it will stream, though the first season began in June 2020 and the second in May 2022.