The series will follow an elementary school teacher struggling with adulthood in Lost Angeles. Mr. Gordon-Levitt will produce under his HitRECord banner alongside A24.
The Mosquito Coast
Published in 1981, The Mosquito Coast follows an idealist who uproots his family and moves to Latin America. Neil Cross will be the showrunner and will adapt the book to a series.
A Christmas Carol
Apple won a bidding war for a live action musical starring and produced by Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds. Mr. Ferrell and Mr. Reynolds are thought to be earning a combined total of around $60 million.
Jason Sudeikis is bringing his Ted Lasso series to Apple TV+. Sudeikis plays Lasso, an idealistic all-American football coach hired to manage an English football club despite having no soccer coaching experience at all. This marks Sudeikis’ first regular onscreen television role since he left “Saturday Night Live” in 2013.
Slow Horses is the first book in the series known as Slough House by Mick Herron. Slow Horses follows a team of MI5 British intelligence agents. Gary Oldman’s character will be Jackson Lamb, the leader of the spies who ends up in Slough House, the “dumping ground” of MI5.