Eden Productions

Apple TV+ reunites ‘Black Bird’ team for podcast-inspired drama ‘Firebug’

Apple TV+ has ordered Firebug a new drama series starring and executive produced by Taron Egerton that reunites the team behind the limited drama Black Bird. Hailing from creator Dennis Lehane and produced by Apple Studios, the series will also see the return of exec producers Richard Plepler for Eden Productions, Kary Antholis for Crime […]

Apple TV+ orders Lincoln emancipation docuseries

Apple TV+ has ordered Lincoln’s Dilemma, a new docuseries exploring the efforts of former US president Abraham Lincoln to end slavery. Narrated by Jeffery Wright and featuring the voices of Bill Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom, Jr Frederick Douglass, the four-part series is based on historian David S. Reynolds’ book, Abe: Abraham Lincoln […]

Apple signs former HBO chief Richard Plepler to exclusive production deal

Apple has hired former HBO chief Richard Plepler to make TV shows for the Apple TV+ streaming service in a five-year deal. Under the terms of the agreement, Plepler and his recently created production company, Eden Productions, will develop original programmes exclusively for the Apple service, which launched in November. Plepler, who was HBO’s CEO […]