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Israeli espionage thriller Tehran renewed for second series

Co-created by Fauda writer Moshe Zonder and Omri Shenhar, the drama revolves around a gifted young hacker for Israel’s intelligence unit who goes undercover in Iran

Francine Wolfisz is the Features Editor for Jewish News.

Tehran has been renewed for a second series
Tehran has been renewed for a second series

Israeli espionage thriller Tehran – the first non-English language series from Apple TV+ – has been renewed for a second series.

Co-created by Fauda writer Moshe Zonder and Omri Shenhar, the drama revolves around Tamar Rabinyan, (played by Israeli actress Niv Sultan), who is a gifted young hacker for Israel’s intelligence unit.

She is drafted to join Mossad and sent on a perilous mission to Iran, where she is ordered to hack into an Iranian nuclear reactor. 

When her ambitious mission fails, Rabinyan is stuck in the land of her childhood, where she discovers her roots and befriends local pro-democracy activists. 

Tehran’s success follows in the wake of another Israeli-produced Apple Original series, Losing Alice, a neo-noir psychological thriller from creator, writer and director Sigal Avin, currently streaming on the digital provider. 

The first series of Tehran is available to watch now on Apple TV+.

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