'Physical' teaser: Rose Byrne plays housewife turned fitness guru

Rose Byrne stars in the new Apple TV+ series Physical. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Rose Byrne stars in the new Apple TV+ series "Physical." File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

April 27 (UPI) -- Apple TV+ is giving a glimpse of the new series Physical.

The streaming service shared a teaser trailer for the comedy-drama Tuesday featuring Rose Byrne as Sheila Rubin, a housewife living in 1980s San Diego.


The preview shows Sheila (Byrne) begin a journey of self-discovery after discovering aerobics. With her newfound passion, Sheila transforms into a fitness and lifestyle guru.

"Sheila Rubin is a quietly tormented housewife in '80s San Diego, who behind closed doors battles extreme personal demons and a vicious inner voice. BUt things change when she discovers aerobics, sparking a journey toward empowerment and success," an official description reads.

Rory Scovel, Dierdre Friel, Della Saba, Lou Taylor Pucci, Paul Sparks and Ashley Liao co-star.

Physical is written and created by Annie Weisman, who also serves as showrunner. Weisman has worked on such series as Desperate Housewives, About a Boy and The Path.

Physical premieres June 18 on Apple TV+.

Byrne is known for playing Ellen Parsons on Damages. She will also return as the voice of Bea McGregor in Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, which Sony Pictures released a final trailer for Monday.


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