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‘The Sympathizer’ – Episode Guide (When Will the New Episodes Arrive?)

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The Sympathizer is a historical black comedy series with elements of war, spy, politics, and mystery. Based on a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winning 2015 best-selling novel of the same name by Vietnamese-American professor Viet Thanh Nguyen, the HBO series is co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook.

The HBO series is set near the end of the Vietnam war and it follows the story of a spy embedded in the South Vietnam army as he flees to the United States to gather intelligence for the Viet Cong. The Sympathizer is simply a thrilling experience with some great comedy and layered characters that will have you glued to your screen.

The Sympathizer – Episode Guide (When Will the New Episodes Arrive?)

The Sympathizer Episode Guide
Credit – HBO

The Sympathizer consists of seven episodes in total. The historical dark comedy series premiered on HBO with its first episode on April 14, with the rest of the episodes coming out weekly every Sunday. Check out the full episode guide of The Sympathizer below:

  • Episode 1 “Death Wish” – April 14
  • Episode 2 “Good Little Asian” – April 21
  • Episode 3 “Love It or Leave It” – April 28
  • Episode 4 “Give Us Some Good Lines” – May 5
  • Episode 5 “TBA” – May 12
  • Episode 6 “TBA” – May 19
  • Episode 7 “TBA” – May 26

The Sympathizer – Cast & Characters (Who Is In It & Who Are They Playing?)

The Sympathizer Episode Guide
Credit – HBO

The Sympathizer has one heck of a cast of characters mostly played by Robert Downey Jr.. Still, he is not the central character in the series as Hoa Xuande takes on the leading role of the Captain with Downey Jr. playing several roles including Claude, Niko, Professor Hammer, and Ned Godwin. The series also stars Toan Le as the General, Fred Nguyen Khan as Bon, Duy Nguyễn as Man, Vy Le as Lana, Ky Duyen as Madame, Phanxinê as the Major, Kieu Chinh as the Major’s Mother, and VyVy Nguyen as the Major’s wife.

The Sympathizer – Trailer

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