Tehran season 3 release date: What’s next for the hit series?

Tehran season 3 release date: What’s next for the hit series?

Apple TV+ may have just joined the growing number of streaming platforms that have diversified into movies and television production, but they are doing something correctly. This follows expectant audiences who want to know when the Tehran season 3's release date will be.

Tehran cast members
Tehran cast members. Photo: @simin_couture, @fuentelatina on Instagram (modified by author)
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The Tehran season 3 series began airing about four years ago, and the thrilling plots consistently keep viewers on their screens. The entertainment platform has finalised the filming process, including some new characters alongside recurring ones. Here is everything you should know.

Tehran Apple TV+ season 3 summary

GenreSerial drama, Espionage thriller
CreatorMoshe Zonder, Dana Eden, Maor Kohn
ScriptwritersMoshe Zonder, Omri Shenhar
DirectorDaniel Syrkin
ActorsNiv Sultan, Shaun Toub, Menashe Noy, Liraz Charhi, Shervin Alenabi, Shila Ommi, Darius Homayoun, Glenn Close
Composed byMark Eliyahu
Original languagesHebrew, Persian, English
Number of seasons3
Number of episodesOver 16
Executive producersDana Eden, Shula Spiegel, Julien Leroux, Peter Emerson, Alon Aranya, Moshe Zonder, Eldad Koblenz, Dimitris Michalakis
CinematographyGiora Bejach
Production companies and partnersDonna Productions, Shula Spiegel Productions, Paper Plane Productions, Paper Entertainment
Release date22 June 2020

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Tehran season 3's release date

The famous Israeli television series was supposed to launch in May 2024, but this is no longer true. Tehran's new season release date is still uncertain, but the production team has explained the reason for the delay.

The decision to postpone Apple TV's Tehran season 3 release date in 2024 is reportedly a sociopolitical response to the increasing violence in Gaza. Apple TV+ and the television network Kan believe that launching a politically associated series in wartime would be insensitive to the viewers and problematic for the series' goodwill.

Niv Sultan at the 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards
Niv Sultan at the 28th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic
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The third season's filming was completed in Athens in 2023. Famous actor Hugh Laurie played Eric Peterson, a South African nuclear inspector. Other cast members, including Shaun Toub and Shila Ommi, also reprised their roles.

The postponement of Tehran season 3 episodes underscores the impact of the Israel-Palestinian war on entertainment and programming decisions in the media. The delay further proves the broadcasters' responsibility to their fans by considering the likelihood of aired content impacting viewers in certain situations.

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Is Tehran based on a true story?

The series has been described as fiction. Still, anyone watching it is assured of great storytelling, immersed in suspense that will instantly have them at the edge of their seats.

Will there be a season 3 of Tehran?

The third season will undoubtedly be released at some point, as all the episodes have already been filmed. Tehran season 3's release date in the USA has been announced as 2024, even though the actual date is still subject to events in world politics.

Did they film Tehran in Tehran?

Since its first season, the Tehran web series has been filmed in Athens, Greece. The actors come from various backgrounds, and major cast members like Tamar had to learn to speak Persian for four months. She also studied the popular Israeli self-defence system known as Krav Maga.

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Menashe Noy at the Lingui screening
Menashe Noy at the Lingui screening during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Photo: Kate Green
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Tehran cast

The television series features a diverse cast led by Niv Sultan, who plays Tamar Rabinyan, a Mossad agent and hacker. Shaun Toub stars as Faraz Kamali, an IRGC investigator. Shervin Alenabi plays Milad, Tamar's boyfriend.

Some cast members, such as Menashe Noy and Liraz Charhi, appeared only in the series' debut season, while Shila Ommi and Darius Homayoun were recruited for the second season.

Recurring roles include Esti Yerushalmi, Arash Marandi, Vassilis Koukalani, and Reza Diako. The actors in the television project brought their A-game to add depth to the series, portraying the intricate world of gathering intelligence on another nation.

Hugh Laurie on The Today Show
Hugh Laurie on The Today Show. Photo: Nathan Congleton/NBC
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Hugh Laurie is a surprising Tehran season 3 cast member whose introduction has helped the yet-to-be-launched series gather momentum. Laurie is renowned for appearing in such series as House M.D. and The Night Manager. His character, Eric Peterson, is a South African, and as such, he counts as an additional international topical point of intrigue in the developing plots.

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Tehran season 3 trailer

The trailer opened with young lady Tamar Rabinyan facing emotional and physical instability due to her rebellious actions in the concluding episodes of the second season.

As Tamar attempts to reconcile with the casualty of losing her trusted allies, she must find a way to reinvent herself and continue her mission by regaining Mossad's trust. Tehran Netflix explores the harrowing themes of betrayal, love, lust, survival, and loyalty.

Production challenges and reception

Tehran's television series may enjoy acclaimed criticism, but the entire production team has had to pay a price or two to achieve the feat. One such challenge was filming the third season despite the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike under a unique waiver.

Shooting the movie in Athens instead of Tehran also ensured that logistical hurdles needed to be crossed owing to the volatile nature of the show. One primary reason the show has been successful is Apple TV+'s acquisition of its international rights. This has helped the soap's expansive global reach, with markets and audiences in India, Japan, and Singapore.

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Reza Diako at The Chosen season 4 Los Angeles premiere at The Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Eric Charbonneau
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Frequently asked questions

With Tehran's popularity among viewers, several others are beginning to inquire about the television series. Below are answers to some vital questions asked:

  • Where to watch Tehran season 3? You can watch Tehran season 3 on Apple TV+ and Kan 11. It can also be streamed on Netflix for viewers worldwide.
  • What should I watch if I like Tehran? If you enjoy the television series, then you are most likely going to be comfortable with Fauda, Ghost of Beirut, and The Spy
  • Is Tehran season 3 coming? The third season of this popularly acclaimed series will launch sometime in 2024.

The Tehran season 3 release date is yet to be announced, but the series continues to enjoy goodwill from viewers. The first season earned a 94% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while television critics like Rebecca Nicholson of The Guardian have applauded the series for its suspense-filled drama.

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