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Apple to adapt ‘Dope Thief’ with Ridley Scott & strikes podcast deal

Apple TV+ is nearing an eight-episode series order for Sinking Spring, an adaptation of the Dennis Tayofa novel Dope Thief, from Peter Craig and Ridley Scott. Bryan Tyree Henry (Atlanta) will star and exec produce the series which follows long-time Philly friends and delinquents who pose as DEA agents to rob an unknown house in […]

Apple TV+ takes Colin Farrell’s ‘Sugar’ drama to series

Apple TV+ has ordered its ‘genre-bending’ detective show Sugar to series, with Colin Farrell set to star. The drama is from creator and executive producer Mark Protosevich (The Cell, I Am Legend) and will be directed by Fernando Meirelles (City Of God, Constant Gardner). Meirelles and Farrell will exec produce alongside Deadpool’s Simon Kinberg, Audrey Chon […]

Apple TV+ lands ‘The White Darkness’ with Tom Hiddleston & ‘Pachinko’s Soo Hugh

Apple TV+ has made a series order for The White Darkness, starring Tom Hiddleston (The Essex Serpent) who will also serve as executive producer. The show is based on David Grann’s nonfiction work of the same name and will be a co-production between Apple Studios and Universal Content Productions (UCP), having been developed by Soo […]

Apple TV+ partners with Beletsky for Lincoln assassination drama

Apple TV+ has commissioned Manhunt, a limited drama series based on the book by James Swanson about the assassination of former US president Abraham Lincoln. The series has been created by Fargo and Friday Night Lights writer & producer Monica Beletsky, who will serve as showrunner and executive producer, with the project marking the first […]

Apple TV+ orders mental illness anthology from Akiva Goldsman & Tom Holland

Apple TV+ has ordered a 10-part anthology series exploring mental illness from Akiva Goldsman, with Spider-Man’s Tom Holland attached to star and executive produce. The Crowded Room will be co-produced by Apple Studios and New Regency, with Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code) to write and exec produce the series through his Weed […]