Apple has secured the rights to create a new TV series based on Min Jin Lee’s bestselling 2017 novel „Pachinko,“ reports Variety.
„Pachinko,“ a National Book Award finalist, chronicles the lives of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they migrate to and establish a life in Japan.
The story begins in 1911 with the birth of Sunja, who becomes involved with a married yakuza, falling pregnant and facing ruin in her small village. The town’s minister offers her a new life in Japan as his wife, where she is alone, lost, and unable to speak the language. The book then follows the Sunja’s family through eight [...]
Well-known leaker Ben Geskin today tweeted a photo of what he claims are front glass panels for Apple’s widely rumored trio of new iPhones, all of which are expected to be announced in September as usual.
2018 Apple iPhone, iPhone X, iPhone X Plus front panels pic.twitter.com/fGlzRH5Q6x
— Ben Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1) July 17, 2018
The lineup is expected to include a second-generation iPhone X, a so-called iPhone X Plus, and what will essentially be a budget iPhone X, with 5.8-inch, 6.5-inch, and 6.1-inch screen sizes respectively.
Geskin tweeted a second photo of the front glass panels with wallpapers, [...]
Apple’s upcoming morning show drama, which is set to star Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, will be directed by Mimi Leder, reports Variety.
Mimi Leder has directed TV shows that include „The Leftovers,“ „Shameless,“ and „ER,“ along with movies that include „Pay It Forward,“ „The Peacemaker,“ and „Deep Impact.“
Image via Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock The morning show drama doesn’t have a title yet, but it is based on Brian Stelter’s book „Top of the Morning“ and is said to provide a look into the cutthroat world of morning TV.
Stelter’s book, for [...]
In the latest piece of news surrounding Apple’s original television content plans, the company has given a series order to an adaptation of the French series „Calls,“ which aired in France beginning in 2017 (via Variety).
Created by Timothée Hochet, „Calls“ is described as a short-form series that tells stories via snippets of audio taken from real-life situations, as well as through the use of minimal visuals. The show’s IMDb and official Facebook pages suggest that many of the episodes lean towards the horror/mystery genre as well.
Image via @callscanalplus on Facebook It’s believed that the company will keep this format [...]