John moves to the guest chair for a change and sits down with Charlotte Henry on her podcast Media+, where they discuss new shows on TV+.
“Palmer” is an upcoming movie on Apple TV+ starring Justin Timberlake. After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie’s past threatens to ruin his new life and family. “Palmer” will be released on January 29.
Apple is in talks with Skydance Animation to acquire “Luck” and “Spellbound” produced by John Lasseter.
Apple shared a first look featurette for “Dickinson” season two on YouTube which premieres January 8. Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series starring Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Dickinson audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson. Created, written, and executive produced by Alena Smith and executive produced by Hailee Steinfeld, “Dickinson” stars Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, and Adrian Blake Enscoe. Wiz Khalifa guest stars.
Apple TV is coming to Chromecast with Google TV, meaning Apple TV+ shows will be available via the device.
Apple uploaded a vide on Wednesday with Yola Reitman, an actual former spy. She talks about ways to gather information and how character Tamar uses these techniques in “Tehran” for Apple TV+. One of Ms. Reitman’s first lessons was to “pretend to be someone else” by getting the name and address of the taxi driver. She was able to fulfill the mission and the only one to do so in her training group.
At the end of each episode of “Earth At Night In Color” viewers are treated to a couple minutes of behind the scenes. Apple uploaded a video to YouTube on Tuesday with such scenes from the overall show, with comments from the cameramen and other people associated with the nature series. You can also read my review of the show here.
As promised, a first look at the documentary documenting the rise of Billie Eilish called The World’s a Little Blurry, was released on Tuesday. It follows the pop star as she tours and records an album that changes her life. It will air in theaters and on the streaming service on February 26, 2021.
Adrian Weckler, tech editor at the Irish and Sunday Independent, joins Charlotte to discuss new legislation that could see Apple TV+ kicked off European screens.
An Apple TV+ show based on the rise and fall of Gawker Media was reportedly scrapped after an email from Tim Cook.
“Slow Horses” is an upcoming spy drama series for Apple TV+ from Gary Oldman. Two stars were recently added.
Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss new TV+ shows and announcements. Stay tuned until the end for Breaking News!
Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about Apple’s new AirPods Max over-the-ear headphones. They also discuss a proposed law from Ireland that would require 30% of all streaming content to be made in Europe, something that could radically affect Apple TV+. And, Jeff Gamet explains how he broke his iPhone’s camera lens cover and how he replaced it.
Andrew finished the nature series on Apple TV+ called “Earth at Night in Color.” He enjoyed the first season and looks forward to more.
Julia Roberts will team-up with Reese Witherspoon for a limited series adaptation of the book ‘The Last Thing He Told Me’ for Apple TV+.
The Irish Government published legislation that could see Apple TV+ shut down across Europe unless 30 percent of its content is made there.
Apple is working with producer Matt Tomach and Blake Crouch on an adaption of the author’s bestselling novel ‘Dark Matter’ for Apple TV+.
Apple has ordered a climate change series from Scott Z. Burns called “Extrapolation.” Mr. Burns will write, direct, and executive produce.
Ashley Liao, Della Saba, Paul Sparks, Dierdre Friel, Rory Scovel, and Lou Taylor Pucci are joining Rose Byrne in a series on Apple TV+ called “Physical.”