The Brothers Sun

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  • TV-MA
  • 2024
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (20,984)

The Brothers Sun is a dramatic television series that premiered in 2024. It centers around two brothers, Justin and Brady Sun, who were raised in the system and have recently aged out. After years of instability and uncertainty in the foster care system, they are trying to build a life for themselves as adults while also discovering that they have another brother they never knew about.

Justin is the older brother who has always felt responsible for taking care of Brady. He is fiercely loyal and protective of his younger brother. Justin struggles with anger issues and a tendency to get in trouble, but is trying to walk a better path now that he and Brady are on their own. Brady is the younger, more sensitive brother who relies heavily on Justin. He spent more time than Justin bouncing between foster homes and shelters, leaving him with some traumatic memories and anxiety about forging connections with others.

The show follows the brothers as they try to make a home in the rundown rental they can afford in their gritty hometown. Viewers get a look at their strained relationship with their parole officer and the other authorities in their lives, as the brothers try to prove they can stay out of the legal system and build legit lives. Work is hard to come by with their records, so they take odd jobs and side hustles to scrape by.

The discovery that they have an older half brother named Darren who lives across the country shakes up their world. Justin in particular struggles with learning about the brother their father kept hidden but supported financially. Resentment that their hardships could have been avoided mixes with curiosity about Darren. When he comes to visit, alliances are formed and tested between the three brothers from vastly different backgrounds trying to forge a connection.

At its heart, The Brothers Sun is about the unbreakable bond between siblings, especially those who have faced adversity together. It explores issues of family, loyalty, forgiveness, and transcending past trauma. The brothers fight and clash, but always have each other's backs when things get hard. As they learn more about their hidden brother Darren, they begin to forge a tentative but genuine brotherhood built on their shared experiences of abandonment and their father's mistakes. The show takes on the weighty themes with moments of levity and humor between the brothers.

The Brothers Sun is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on January 4, 2024.

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Protect the Family
8. Protect the Family
January 4, 2024
The Suns' lives and legacy hang in the balance as old wounds and hard truths come to light. Bruce makes a choice that could change the family forever.
7. Gymkata
January 4, 2024
With the ghosts gathering in Los Angeles, the family regroups until an unexpected visitor disrupts their plans. A momentous occasion descends into chaos.
Country Boy
6. Country Boy
January 4, 2024
Mama Sun travels to Taiwan and hears upsetting news. A celebrity's holiday home provides the perfect safe house for the brothers. Bruce bonds with Grace.
The Rolodex
5. The Rolodex
January 4, 2024
In the fallout of the attacks, Bruce works hard to be a useful asset, Mama Sun leverages her knowledge and a wounded Charles wakes up in a strange place.
4. Square
January 4, 2024
Hesitant to join the family business, Bruce vows to focus on school and improv. But when a triad meeting proves dangerous, the Suns are forced to pivot.
Whatever You Want
3. Whatever You Want
January 4, 2024
When Bruce goes missing, Mama Sun and Charles drop in on a mahjong game and a seafood restaurant for answers. A common goal makes allies out of enemies.
Favor for a Favor
2. Favor for a Favor
January 4, 2024
Charles introduces Bruce to his unique line of work while trying to get rid of a body. But he continues to be a moving target everywhere he goes.
1. Pilot
January 4, 2024
A family emergency sends a ruthless killer from Taipei to LA. Cash-strapped Bruce takes a new gig. When a crisis erupts, estranged brothers reunite.
Where to Watch The Brothers Sun
The Brothers Sun is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Brothers Sun on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    January 4, 2024
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (20,984)