Apple is reportedly in negotiations to purchase the rights to Israeli drama series „Nevelot“ (or, „Bastards“), which is described as a violent and mature drama series (via CNBC). Richard Gere could star in the adaptation, which is being written and created by „Homeland“ creator Howard Gordon and „Law and Order: SVU“ showrunner Warren Leight.
Image via Variety / Rex Features Apple is said to be in a bidding war with Showtime, FX, and Amazon for the show, which revolves around two military veterans who go on a killing spree targeting young people, „because they believe today’s kids don’t understand the sacrifices of [...]
Apple has placed a straight-to-series order for „Swagger,“ a drama series based on the early life of NBA All-Star Kevin Durant, according to Variety. The series was put into development back in February.
The series, produced by Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, Imagine Television, and CBS Television Studios, is said to be inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experiences. It reportedly explores the world of amateur basketball in the Washington, D.C. area, including players, their families, and coaches.
„Swagger“ is said to „walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption.“ Reggie Rock [...]
Apple’s morning show drama starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston is in the casting stage, and Billy Crudup and Gugu Mbatha-Raw are the show’s latest additions, reports Variety.
Crudup will play Cory Ellison, a „forward-thinking president of the network news division,“ while Mbatha-Raw will play Hannah Shoenfield, a „whip-smart and charming“ booker of talent.
Image via Shutterstock Mbatha-Raw is known for „Black Mirror,“ „A Wrinkle in Time,“ „Irreplaceable You,“ and „The Cloverfield Paradox,“ while Crudup is known for his roles in „Spotlight,“ [...]
Steve Carell, best known for his stint on „The Office,“ is joining Apple’s morning show drama, where he will star alongside Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, reports Variety.
Since the U.S. version of „The Office“ ended in 2013, Carell has starred in a number of movies, but the morning show drama will mark his first return to television.
Image via Erik Pendzich/REX/Shutterstoc Apple’s morning show drama was one of the first television projects that it greenlit, and details on the show first surfaced in November 2017.
Set to star Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, the show, which is still unnamed as of yet, is [...]