Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller & Kit Harington Among Stars Set For Scott Z. Burns’ Climate Change Anthology Series ‘Extrapolations’ For Apple

Scott Z. Burns’ climate change anthology drama series Extrapolations has set a star-studded cast. The Apple TV+ series has cast stars including Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav to lead the series. The series, which is now in production, tells stories of how the upcoming changes to the planet will affect love, faith, work […]

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'Ted Lasso': Jason Sudeikis Snuck His Favorite 'SNL' Sketch Into Season 1

Jason Sudeikis hasn’t forgotten his Saturday Night Live days. In fact, sketch comedy is the reason Ted Lasso exists. The lovable American football turned European football coach was created for NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League in 2013. And when the sketch was turned into a series for Apple TV+, Sudeikis incorporated his favorite SNL character into the pilot. […]

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'Schmigadoon!': Musical Parody Miniseries Brings That Old Song and Dance Back to Life

“You know how much I hate musicals. People don’t just burst into song in real life,” complains Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) to girlfriend Melissa (Cecily Strong) early in the new Apple TV+ miniseries Schmigadoon!. At the moment, Josh thinks they’ve just stumbled into a weird tourist trap filled with performers aping styles of classic Forties and Fifties musicals. Only later will […]

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Mariah Carey Has ‘Magical Christmas Special’ First Look For Planned Apple TV+ Special

The first look at Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special is out, as the trailer and key art for the Dec. 4 event for Apple TV+ has been unveiled today.The show will feature Carey with Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland and Mykal-Michelle Harris, as well as Carey’s nine-year-old twins, son Moroccan and […]

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Apple TV+ Buys Up Older Shows and Movies to Create a Back Catalogue That Can Compete With Netflix, Disney+

When Apple TV+ launched in November 2019, it presented itself as a shiny new alternative to streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon, with a line-up of high-profile shows starring beloved A-listers. But the streaming service ended up earning little fanfare, overshadowed by the buzzy rollout of Disney+. Many wondered whether it was the middling reviews for the original titles, or more […]

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Apple TV+ Toppers On Streamer’s “Validating” Golden Globe Nominations & “Phenomenal” Launch

Apple TV+ landed three major Golden Globe nominations this morning for one of its first original series, The Morning Show. It was nominated for drama series and twice in the actress in a drama series category for stars/executive producers Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. The noms, which followed Apple+’s first TV nomination at the Critics Choice Awards yesterday, for The […]

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Adam Scott to star in Apple TV+ series, Ben Stiller to direct

Adam Scott is returning to a workplace setting for his next project, albeit in a very different vein from his Parks and Recreation character. EW has confirmed that Scott will star in the drama series Severance for Apple TV+, a “workplace thriller” revolving around Lumen Industries, a company “looking to take work-life balance to a new level.” Scott will play Mark, an […]

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AFI FEST Will Close With ‘The Banker’ World Premiere, Apple’s Most High-Profile Play Yet

Another film from a major streaming service is squeaking its way, last minute, into the awards-season corridor. Apple TV+’s “The Banker” has just been announced as the closing night film of AFI FEST 2019, finishing the Los Angeles-based festival on Thursday, November 21, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The event will mark the film’s world premiere. Starring Anthony Mackie, […]

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Midsommar Director's Cut Will Be An Apple TV Exclusive – /Film

Labor Day traditionally marks the unofficial end of summer, but if you’d like to revisit writer/director Ari Aster‘s shot-in-broad-daylight horror film Midsommar, his director’s cut is still playing in a few select theaters. But if you don’t want to hoof it out to a theater to check it out, the extended director’s cut is coming to home video through an exclusive […]

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