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FX’s ‘The Bear’ Disney+ Release Date Announced (UK/IRE)

Disney+ has confirmed that season one of the critically-acclaimed original series “The Bear” will launch on the streaming service in the UK and Ireland on 5 October, with all eight episodes available to stream. 

The title joins Disney+’ autumn line up of titles to stream, that includes “Andor” (21 September), “The Kardashians” (22 September), “The Old Man” (28 September) and “Candy” (12 October). 

“The Bear” follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), a young chef from the fine dining world, who comes home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop – The Original Beef of Chicagoland – after a heartbreaking death in his family. A world away from what he’s used to, Carmy must balance the soul-crushing realities of small business ownership, his strong-willed and recalcitrant kitchen staff and his strained familial relationships, all while grappling with the impact of his brother’s suicide.  

“The Bear” is about food, family, the insanity of the grind, the beauty of Sense of Urgency and the steep slippery downsides. As Carmy fights to transform both The Original Beef of Chicagoland and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges kitchen crew that ultimately reveal themselves as his chosen family. 

In addition to White, this half-hour comedy series co-stars include Ebon Moss-Bachrach (“Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich”), Ayo Edebiri (“Sydney Adamu”), Abby Elliott (“Natalie ‘Sugar’ Berzatto”), Lionel Boyce (“Marcus”), Liza Colón-Zayas (“Tina”), Edwin Lee Gibson (“Ebraheim”) and Matty Matheson (“Neil Fak”). 

You can watch a clip from the series below:

“The Bear” was created by Christopher Storer (Ramy, Eighth Grade), who also serves as executive producer alongside Joanna Calo (BoJack Horseman, Undone), Hiro Murai (Atlanta, Station Eleven) and Nate Matteson (Station Eleven, The Choe Show) of Super Frog and Josh Senior, with Tyson Bidner (Ramy) serving as producer and Matty Matheson as co-producer. The series is produced by FX Productions and has been renewed for a second season.

You can also view some images from “The Bear” below:

FX’s THE BEAR “Hands” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu . CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
THE BEAR — Pictured: (l-r) Lionel Boyce as Marcus, Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu. CR: FX
THE BEAR — Pictured: (l-r) Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto, Lionel Boyce as Marcus, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich. CR: FX
THE BEAR — Pictured: Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto.. CR: FX
The Bear — Pictured: Edwin Lee Gibson as Ebraheim. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Matty Matheson as Neil Fak. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Liza Colon-Zayas as Tina. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Lionel Boyce as Marcus . CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Abby Elliott as Natalie ‘Sugar’ Berzatto. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The Bear — Pictured: Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto. CR: Frank Ockenfels/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Brigade” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: (l-r) Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich, Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Dogs” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Liza Colon-Zayas as Tina. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Dogs” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Liza Colon-Zayas as Tina. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Brigade” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: (l-r) Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu, Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Brigade” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: Edwin Lee Gibson as Ebraheim. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Sheridan” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: (l-r) Matty Matheson as Neil Fak, Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Brigade” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: (l-r) Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Brigade” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: Lionel Boyce as Marcus. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Hands” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Hands” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: Jeremy Allen White as Carmen ‘Carmy’ Berzatto. CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX
FX’s THE BEAR “Hands” (Airs Thursday, June 23) Pictured: (l-r) Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard ‘Richie’ Jerimovich, Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu . CR: Matt Dinerstein/FX

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