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First trailer for Band of Brothers sequel has just dropped

Poppy Bilderbeck

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First trailer for Band of Brothers sequel has just dropped

Featured Image Credit: Apple TV+

The first trailer for the Band of the Brothers sequel has finally dropped and fans have been sent into a frenzy.

Two decades after the award-winning original and the highly anticipated sequel is nearly here.

Apple TV+ dropped the first trailer for American war drama earlier today (6 December), and fans are loving it.

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Fans have gone into a frenzy. Credit: AppleTV+
Fans have gone into a frenzy. Credit: AppleTV+

The series - titled Masters of the Air - comprises of nine parts and is based on the 2007 book Masters of the Air: America's Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany by Donald L. Miller.

The official synopsis, as per Apple TV+, states: "During World War II, airmen risk their lives with the 100th Bomb Group, a brotherhood forged by courage, loss, and triumph."

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The show stars Elvis' Austin Butler, alongside Saltburn's Barry Keoghan and Callum Turner (The Boys in the Boat) as well as the likes of Anthony Boyle (Game of Thrones), King Richard's Josiah Cross and Sex Education's Ncuti Gatwa.

The executive producers of the series are Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg - Hanks and Spielberg having co-created the original miniseries Band of Brothers and Goetzman having co-produced it.

The series stars Elvis' Austin Butler. Credit: Apple TV+
The series stars Elvis' Austin Butler. Credit: Apple TV+
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Apple TV shared the first trailer for Masters of the Air on X - formerly known as Twitter - earlier today.

The caption reads: "From the executive producers of Band of Brothers and The Pacific, the official Masters of the Air trailer is here. The nine-part series event premieres January 26."

And fans of the original miniseries are flooding to social media in excitement over the follow-up after seeing its first trailer.

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One X user wrote: "Yeah! I'm so excited and looking forward to watching Austin Butler in MOTA in January 2024. It will be worth the wait."

"If it's half as good as BoB then it'll be absolutely amazing," another added.

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A third commented: "We are so excited to see this. As Austin Butler fans we have been waiting since it was first announced. Looks wonderful. Currently making my way through the audiobook."

And a final resolved: "Yup this is gonna be one of the best war shows/films ever, this is going to be top tier IM READY FOR IT."

Masters of the Air is set to premiere on Apple TV+ on January 26, 2024.

Topics: Film & TV, Film and TV, Entertainment, Celebrity

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