Apple has placed a straight-to-series order for a drama series about Hilde Lysiak, a child journalist who publishes a newspaper called the Orange Street News in her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
According to Variety, the series will follow a young girl who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father is from, where she unearths a cold case that everyone in town had attempted to bury.
Image of Hilde Lysiak via NY Daily News The story is based on Lysiak’s own efforts to report on a murder in Selinsgrove, where she was the first person to expose it. Lysiak’s Orange Street News has earned her national and international media attention. [...]
Apple has given a series order for 10 episodes of „Are You Sleeping,“ a drama series that will star Octavia Spencer, who is known for her work in movies that include „Hidden Figures,“ „The Help,“ „Gifted,“ and „The Shape of Water.“
News of Apple’s work on „Are You Sleeping“ first surfaced in January, but now Variety says the company has decided to move forward with production on the show.
Image of Octavia Spencer via Variety „Are You Sleeping“ is based on a novel by Kathleen Barber, which has been described as a psychological thriller. The book focuses on a podcast that [...]
One of the TV shows Apple has in the works, a „morning show drama“ starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, is getting a new showrunner, reports Variety.
The original showrunner and creator, Jay Carson, had planned to work with Apple on the series, but he has departed over creative differences. Kerry Ehrin, known for „Bates Motel,“ is instead set to take over and is close to inking a deal with Apple.
Ehrin was the co-creator, executive producer, and showrunner of „Bates Motel.“
Apple has signed a deal for two seasons of the as-of-yet untitled morning show drama, each with 10 episodes. The show, based on the 2013 [...]
Apple is paying Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston „upward of $1.25 million“ a piece for each episode of their upcoming morning talk show drama series, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
The show, which is based on Brian Stelter’s non-fiction book „Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV“ explores the drama-filled lives of the men and women who star on morning talk shows.
Witherspoon and Aniston’s $1.25 million salary per episode includes fees for executive producing and points on the show’s backend, as both are serving as executive producers on the series. Apple has already ordered 20 [...]