Viewers got a beautiful view of upcoming shows coming to Apple TV +, Apple's recently released streaming service, during the company's live-streaming event in Cupertino, California, on Monday. The stars and creators of the most sought after projects like Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories" and "The Morning Show" by Reese Witherspoon appeared on stage to reveal more details about what people can expect, although many people felt that there were more issues that was raised than answers. Variety has a roundup of the upcoming shows slated to hit Apple TV + who's involved and some great plot points.
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"Are You Sleeping"
Our collective imprisonment with true crime podcast is at the heart of the drama of the Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. The 10-episode series is based on Kathleen Barber's novel, where a hit podcast reopens a cold murder case and asks the audience to investigate how public attention affects the search for justice. Lizzy Caplan, Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Michael Beach and more will star. Reese Witherspoon produces executive from Hello Sunshine and Chernin / Endeavor Content.
The eight episode drama has two Vietnam veterans and best friends whose lives are turned upside down when the woman, they both loved decades ago, is killed by a car. Richard Gere stars in the title, which is based on an Israeli series. "Bastards" come from Howard Gordon ("Homeland") and Warren Leight ("Law & Order: SVU").
Brie Larson Untitled Drama
Experience from the CIA undercover agent Amaryllis Fox was the inspiration for the drama series, which will include Brie Larson as Fox. It will map the path to a young woman in the CIA and portray her various relationships. Larson produces executive production, and Megan Martin from "Animal Kingdom" will write the script.
Apple's first international series, the English reimagining of a French series will take viewers into short stories that are brought alive by sound recordings of 911 calls and minimal visuals. The 10-episode drama is co-produced by CanalPlus.
The second season of the popular segment that has seen great stars like Shakira and Sophie Turner singing their hearts into the car, returns to Apple TV +. The program is a spinoff of a segment from James Corden's "Late Late Show."
"Bob's Burgers" creator Loren Bouchard is now bringing Apple's first animated series, where a family of carers saves Central Park and the world. The show has received a two-season, 26-episode order and has a formidable voice cast that includes Kristen Bell, Daveed Diggs, Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Stanley Tucci and Kathryn Hahn.
Damien Chazelle's Untitled Drama
"La La Land" director Damien Chazelle will write and correct every episode of this top-secret series that is still very much under wraps. Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger from "La La Land" produce drama from Media Rights Capital.
Chris Evans stars in the eight episode drama like Andy Barber, a father who discovers his 14-year-old son is suspected of killing his classmate. "Downtown Abbey" star Michelle Dockery will star as Andy's wife and Jaeden Martell of "IT" fame is set to play Jacob, Andy's son. The limited series, based on William Landry's novel of the same name, is led by Mark Bomback ("Outlaw King").
Oscar nominated Hailee Steinfeld stars as Emily Dickinson in the upcoming-comedy story of the famous poet's journey to find her voice. The view is expected to affect issues such as social restrictions, gender and family from the 19th century. In teaser clips from the Apple event, Steinfeld appears at the dining table in the period costume. Jane Krakowski and Matt Lauria also star. Playwright Alena Smith, who has written for Showtime's "The Affair," wrote the series. The shooting is complete.
Apple jumps on the train in the home tour, with its first doctrines giving a glimpse of the world's most innovative home and the visionaries who created them. The 10 hour episodes come from Matt Tyrnauer, Corey Reese of Altimeter Films, Matthew Weaver ("Chef's Table"), Ian Orefice, and Bruce Gersh of Time Inc. Productions.
Hilde Lysiak Untitled Drama
In a mystery drama, an 11-year-old Lysiak moves to the little village that the father once lived in, and she reveals a cold case that her father and everyone in the city tried to bury. The 10-episode series is inspired by the real life of the young journalist Hilde Lysiak, who will be played by Brooklynn Prince ("The Florida Project"), with Jim Sturgess starring Lysiak's father. Dana Fox ("How to Be Single") and Dara Resnik ("Daredevil") created and produced the series, and "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon M. Chu will clear and perform the series.
"For All Man"
The expected space drama comes from "Battlestar Galactica" and "Outlander" showrunner Ron Moore, and is set in a universe where the space race never ended. Joel Kinnaman ("Altered Carbon") stars as a NASA astronaut, and a clip shown on Monday shows Kinnaman in his suit and a spacecraft that makes a fast, disturbing landing on the moon.
Also a space drama, "Foundation" step into Isaac Asimov's world, the influential sci-fi author who wrote the book exhibition takes inspiration. In this world, humans exist on planets throughout the galaxy, all of which are under the control of the galactic empire. David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman are co-authoring Skydance Television's manuscript.
Having hit it out of the park with "The Big Sick", the spouse's team of Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon went deeper into immigrant stories for the episodic anthology with eight episodes for half an hour. The series is written by the duo as well as Lee Eisenberg ("SMILF"), which acts as a showrunner. Alan Yang ("Master of None") will produce the series, based on true stories of Epic Magazine's immigrant experiences. Nanjiani appeared at the Apple event and said the show touches the "full spectrum" of emotions, from fun to romantic to exciting. Each episode is directed by either an immigrant or children of one.
Second "little" show on Apple TV + slate, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles cooperates with J.J. Abrams for the 10-episode half-hour drama. The series is a love letter to various voices in New York City and focuses on the journey of finding an authentic voice in your early 20's. Abrams also teased on Monday that the show is a fun and romantic show that delves into the hard work of a woman who discovers her voice through music. Bareilles delivers original music to the show, but it has not been revealed whether she will also be shown on camera.
Currently, the drama is from Nathaniel Rich's writing on climate change. One of his big pieces focused on politicians, scientists, and activists trying to prevent climate change in the 1970s and 80s. It is unknown if the project will be written or not written.
M. Night Shyamalan Untitled Drama
The psychological thriller has finished filming, which is pretty much everything we know at this time. The 10-episode series was created by Tony Basgallop ("24: Live Another Day"), who produces with Shyamalan, project manager. Lauren Ambrose, Rupert Grint, Toby Kebbell and Nell Tiger Free Will Star.
"The Morning Show"
The series, which already received a two-season, 20-episode order, was one of the highlights of the Apple event Monday with stars Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell appearing on stage to promote the show. The show follows "an interior look at life for the people who help America wake up in the morning." The teaser clip shown at the event showed Aniston, who of course approached the camera, and Carell with his head bent. "We pull the curtain back on the power dynamics of men and women in the high-voltage world of morning news," said Witherspoon at the event. "It is seen through the eyes of two ambitious female characters." Carell talked about his character, Mitch Kessler, a morning anchor struggling to be relevant in a changing media landscape. "He is bold and dynamic. He has a lot of gravity. He's a great listener," Carell told. "He is also relatable and very nice. His colleagues love him, and America loves him."
Mimi Leader runs the series, and other actors set to the star include Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Billy Crude, Bel Powley, Karen Pittman, Desean Terry and Mark Duplass. "The Morning Show" is loosely based on the book by CNN correspondent Brian Stelter, who also consultes for the show. Witherspoon, Aniston and showrunner Kerry Ehrin are all leading manufacturers.
My glory I had such friends
Jennifer Garner reunited with his "alias" creates J.J. Abrams for the drama series, based on the book by Amy Silverstein. The limited series focuses on the group of women who supported Silverstein when she was getting a life-saving heart transplant.
Oprah Winfrey Projects
Winfrey signed a multi-year content agreement with Apple that includes scripts and unwritten content, podcasts, books, and apps. The entertainment magazine said she is working on two documentaries for Apple: "Toxic Labor", which touches on sexual harassment and assault at work, and an untitled mental health project. Winfrey also dreamed that she is building "the most stimulating book club on the planet" and that she will stream her conversation with writers.
The drama is one of the highest concept series that Apple is working on. Based on My Jin Lee's book, the eight episode will feature three languages - Korean, Japanese and English – and one of the biggest budgets among the Apple TV + lineup. The show starts with a forbidden love and expands to a bursting tale that takes place in Korea, Japan and America, which will explore war, peace, love, loss and more. Soo Hugh of "The Terror" will act as a showrunner.
"Peanuts" Untitled Projects
Charlie Brown fans welcome. Apple collaborates with DHX Media, known for shows like "Teletubbies" and "Degrassi" franchises, to develop new content of "Peanuts", including series, shorts, specials and educational STEM materials.
Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day Untitled Comedy
"It's always sunlight in Philadelphia" star McElhenney heads the comedy set in a video game development studio that addresses the complexity of the human state through fun and creative ways . F. Murray Abraham, Charlotte Nicdao, David Hornsby, Danny Pudi, Ashly Burch, Imani Hakim and Jessie Ennis star too. Ubisoft produces the project, and McElhenney and Day will produce. The project has completed the film.
"Peaky Blinders" creator Steven Knight and "Hunger Games" director Francis Lawrence gathers for the 10-episode drama in the future. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard will star in the series, which takes place centuries after a virus wiped out most of the Earth's population and left all the surviving blind. Woodard revealed during the Apple event that the show will include "evil queens, brave heroes, and exciting adventures." In the teaser that appears on Monday, Woodard and Momoa appear in robust, primitive-looking fur clothing. "& # 39; see & # 39; ask the questions you may have already begun to ask: How much of my experience of the world is visual? Without sight, it would change who I am?" Woodard also said.
Sesam Workshop Projects
While "Sesame Street" will not be included, Apple's partnership with the educational arm of the iconic children's brand will include a live action and animated show as well as development on a puppet series.
Also in the development pipeline, "Shantaram" follows a fledged prisoner from Australia who finds a new life in the underworld Bombay, India. Eric Warren Singer ("American Hustle") wrote the script and produced the project.
Simon Kinberg Untitled Project
The director "X-Men" and "Dark Phoenix" got a 10-episode straight-to-series engagement for a sci-fi series and has been spied on as having a "big , big budget "with" ambitious "and" character driven "qualities. Casting is reportedly underway, and global production is expected to start this summer. Kinberg and David Weil produce executive.
Basketball fans should take care of "Swagger", inspired by Kevin Durant's early career. Reggie Rock Bythewood wrote the series about the Amateur Athletic Union League and the big players involved – the athletes, their families and their coaches – whose motivations are not always clean. The drama series are produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Televison and Durant's Thirty Five Media banner.
"Thor: Ragnarok" director Taika Waititi is slated to co-write and direct a pilot based on Terry Gilliam's time-running comedy film.
"You Believe It, I Say It"
The status of the project is currently unknown as the star Kristen Wiig fell out, allegedly due to planning of conflicts with "Wonder Woman" follow-up. Curtis Sittenfeld's book, on which the 10-episode show is based, is a collection of short stories exploring everything from judgment, missing connections and gender roles. Colleen McGuinness ("30 Rock") created the show and Witherspon's Hello Sunshine company was put into production.