Ted Lasso stars Phil Dunster and Toheeb Jimoh recently reunited at a charity soccer game to raise funds for a damaged school in Ukraine. Dunster played Jamie Tartt in the show, while Jimoh played Sam Obisanya. Both characters were well-liked and pivotal throughout all three seasons of Ted Lasso.
The event, called Game4Ukraine, took place on August 5, and Dunster shared photos on Instagram of him and Jimoh participating in the game. The event aimed to raise funds to rebuild a school damaged during Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
While Ted Lasso season 3 concluded Ted’s story, there are possibilities for spinoffs focusing on other characters. Jason Sudeikis, the creator and star of the show, confirmed that season 3 is the end of the story he wanted to tell. However, the door was potentially left open to further explore other characters and storylines.
One option for expansion is to continue following AFC Richmond, the soccer team at the center of the show. Roy Kent, played by Brett Goldstein, is now the team’s manager, with Coach Beard and Nathan Shelley as his assistants. This could provide a fresh perspective and delve into the team’s dynamics under new leadership.
Another spinoff possibility is to explore the creation and first season of an AFC Richmond women’s soccer team. In the season 3 finale, Keeley Jones, played by Juno Temple, proposes the idea to team owner Rebecca Welton. This storyline would put Keeley and Rebecca in the spotlight and give Keeley a chance to shine after being sidelined at certain points in season 3.
The overwhelming positive reception of Ted Lasso has solidified Apple TV+ as a top streaming service. The show’s popularity and widespread appeal have brought more exposure to the platform. While Apple TV+ has other comedies that have received positive attention, such as Shrinking and Schmigadoon!, none have reached the level of success achieved by Ted Lasso.
Although future plans are currently on hold due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, it is likely that a Ted Lasso continuation or spinoff will eventually happen. Apple TV+ would be eager to capitalize on the show’s success and maintain its status as a top streaming service.
In conclusion, Ted Lasso stars Phil Dunster and Toheeb Jimoh reunited at a charity soccer game and raised funds for a damaged school in Ukraine. While the show has concluded, there are possibilities for spinoffs focusing on other characters, such as following the creation of an AFC Richmond women’s soccer team. The overwhelming positive reception of Ted Lasso has solidified Apple TV+ as a top streaming service, making a continuation or spinoff of the show likely in the future.