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Apple TV+ adapts ‘City On Fire’ with ‘Gossip Girl’ duo

Apple TV+ is expanding its drama slate with a new show based on Garth Risk Hallberg’s 2015 novel City On Fire. The eight-part series, which will use the same title as the book, is from Apple Studios and Fake Empire Productions, the label set up by Gossip Girl duo Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage in […]

Apple TV+ orders first Anglo-French drama from ‘Spiral’ scribe

Apple TV+ has expanded its European originals with its first Anglo-French drama, which has been written by Spiral’s Virginie Brac. Liaison is being co-produced by Newen-owned Ringside Studios and Leonis Productions, with Stephen Hopkins (24) attached to direct. Brac is writing, while the cast includes Black Swan’s Vincent Cassel, Eva Green (Proxima) and Ozark’s Peter […]

Apple TV+ orders ‘Peanuts’ documentary special

Apple TV+ has announced Who Are You, Charlie Brown? a new documentary special exploring the origins of the popular US comic strip Peanuts and its creator Charles M. Schulz. Produced by Imagine Documentaries and WildBrain and narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, the special is executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, and will debut globally […]

Apple TV+ orders ‘Wool’ trilogy adaptation, with Rebecca Ferguson

Apple TV+ has ordered Wool, a new drama series based upon the dystopian book trilogy by Hugh Howey, with Mission: Impossible franchise star Rebecca Ferguson attached to play the lead and exec produce. AMC Studios will produce the series, which will be written by Graham Yost (Band Of Brothers, Justified) and directed by Morten Tyldum […]

Apple TV+ to produce ‘dozens’ of shows across 20 US states

Apple has unveiled plans to ramp up its original productions across the US, following a giant $430bn investment strategy unveiled by the tech giant. The move will see “dozens of Apple TV+ productions across 20 states,” the company said in a statement, adding that the investment would also create “thousands of jobs” and “support the creative […]

Attenborough doc tops Apple TV+ unscripted viewership

The David Attenborough nature documentary The Year Earth Changed has become the number one unscripted programme on the Apple TV+ streaming service. The one-off special, which landed on the platform on 16 April ahead of Earth Day, has become the most watched documentary or docuseries in the US and many other regions worldwide. The programme, […]

Apple TV+ orders Miami-based bilingual drama from ‘Cable Girls’ team

Apple TV+ has ordered a Spanish- and English-language thriller from the producers and creative team behind Netflix hit Cable Girls. Now And Then is set in Miami with an all-Hispanic cast and explores the differences between youthful aspirations and the reality of adulthood, when the lives of a group of college friends are changed after a […]

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 […]

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