Apple has given a straight-to-series order for drama series „Defending Jacob,“ which will star Chris Evans, known for his roles in „Captain America“ and „The Avengers,“ reports Deadline.
„Defending Jacob“ is a thriller based on William Landay’s bestselling novel of the same title. The book covers the murder of a 14-year-old boy and his friend Jacob, who may have committed the crime.
According to Deadline, the tv adaptation is described as a „gripping, character-driven thriller.“
The series was created and written by Mark Bomback, known for the „Planet of the Apes“ trilogy. [...]
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 [...]
Apple’s latest original television series is a half-hour show about the life of poet Emily Dickinson, which is set to star Hailee Steinfeld, reports Variety.
Apple recently gave a straight-to-series order for the show, which is described as a „comedic look into Dickinson’s world“ that explores the „constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of a budding writer who doesn’t fit into her own time.“
Image via Shutterstock Emily Dickinson was a prolific American poet known for short lines, slant rhyme, and irregular use of punctuation. Much of her work focused on death and immortality, and she lived a [...]
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 [...]