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Apple TV+ to Adapt Thriller 'Snow Blind' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Apple has won the rights to make a film adaptation of BOOM! Studios' graphic novel "Snow Blind," starring Jake Gyllenhaal. The film was fiercely fought over in a competitive six-way bidding war, reports Deadline, but exact financials are unknown. Gustav Möller is set to direct and Patrick Ness to write. The thriller graphic novel by Ollie Masters and Tyler Jenkins tells the story of high school teen Teddy, as his life in a sleepy Alaskan suburb is turned upside-down when he posts a photo of ...
Tags: Apple, Fbi, Jake Gyllenhaal, Will Smith, Martin Scorsese, Patrick Ness, Tyler Jenkins, Witness Protection Program, Flower Moon, Snow Blind, Ollie Masters, Gustav Möller, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple Studios, Apple TV Shows Apple


Sara Bareilles on Using TV’s ‘Little Voice’ to ‘Watch a Young Writer Metabolize Her World Through Song’

It was a different blend of sugar, butter and flour that went into “Little Voice,” the Apple TV Plus series that is singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles’ first try at helping cook up a musically based narrative since the smashing success that was Broadway’s “Waitress.” The series, which debuts this weekend, reunites her with Jessie Nelson, who […]
Tags: News, Jj Abrams, Broadway, Sara Bareilles, Little Voice, Jessie Nelson, Waitress, Apple TV Plus, Little Voice the Apple


Tom Hanks WWII Movie 'Greyhound' Debuts on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ today debuted "Greyhound," the highly anticipated Second World War movie starring Tom Hanks as a naval officer given command of Navy destroyer Greyhound in the Battle of the Atlantic. "Greyhound" features Hanks as George Krause, who must fight his own self doubts and personal demons as he leads a convoy of Allied ships against German U-boats to prove that he belongs in command. The screenplay for the movie was written by Hanks and the film was meant to be released in theaters, but c...
Tags: Apple, Navy, Samsung, Apple TV, Tom Hanks, United States, Hanks, Jessie Nelson, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, LG smart TVs Amazon Fire TV, George Krause, J J Abrams Sara Bareilles, Atlantic Greyhound, Bareilles Apple


Mandatory Streamers: Welcome to the Dirty South in Starz’s P-Valley

Mandatory Streamers: Welcome to the Dirty South in Starz’s P-Valley Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! The week of July 6 sees the premiere of creator Katori Hall’s P-Valley crime drama Starz series — based on Hall’s play Pussy Valley and featuring the work of all-women directors — which follows the lives of strip club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this...
Tags: Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, Amy Schumer, Los Angeles, Chicago, Netflix, TV News, Starz, Streaming, Hulu, Cw, FX, Hall, Tony


Usain Bolt Reveals What Could Bring Him Out of Retirement

Usain Bolt says he can remember the biggest races of his career frame-by-frame, almost in slow motion, including his world record-setting one at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. The Jamaican 8x-Olympic gold medalist and current fastest person in the world bested his then-biggest rival, Tyson Gay of the U.S., in the men’s 100-metres race, […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay, Apple TV Plus, After Show Nat Geo, Greatness Code


‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and the Problem With Colorblind Casting

Animated shows are finally moving away from letting white actors play characters of color. But even well-intentioned efforts at increasing diversity create complications.
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Hamilton, Hamilton (Play, Big Mouth (TV Program, The Simpsons (TV Program, Family Guy (TV Program, Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, Central Park (TV Program


Review: ‘Little Voice’ Is a Twee Musical Fairy Tale

If you’re looking for something earnest and coronavirus-free, the Apple TV+ series from Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson may be perfectly timed.
Tags: Television, News, Nelson, Sara, Sara Bareilles, Bareilles, Jessie Nelson, Apple TV Plus, Little Voice (TV Program, Jessie (Film Director


Apple Shares Inside Look at Upcoming WWII Movie 'Greyhound' With Tom Hanks

Apple today shared an "inside look" trailer for upcoming Apple TV+ movie "Greyhound" starring Tom Hanks. The trailer, narrated by Tom Hanks, explains some of the background of the Battle of the Atlantic that the movie explores. "Greyhound" features Tom Hanks as George Krause, a career naval officer given command of Navy destroyer Greyhound during the Battle of the Atlantic. Krause fights his own self doubts and personal demons as he leads a convoy of Allied ships against German U-boats to prove...
Tags: Apple, Navy, Tom Hanks, Atlantic, United States, Hanks, Little Voice, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, George Krause, Atlantic Krause


‘Greyhound’ Review: At Sea in World War II, With Tom Hanks in Command

Based on a 1955 novel, the film follows a Navy captain who must shepherd men and ships across the perilous Atlantic Ocean to join the war.
Tags: Movies, News, Navy, Tom Hanks, Atlantic Ocean, Tom, Aaron, Schneider, Hanks, Apple TV Plus, Greyhound (Movie


‘Mythic Quest’ Team on Making ‘Quarantine’ Special, Teaching F. Murray Abraham How to Use a Smart Phone in the Variety Streaming Room

The team behind Apple TV Plus’s original series “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” has been working on the outline for the second season since the show premiered on the streamer back in February. In the midst of charting the next episodes of the sitcom, social distancing regulations took hold to combat the coronavirus pandemic, drastically changing […]
Tags: Apple, News, Rob McElhenney, Murray Abraham, Megan Ganz, Apple TV Plus, Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, Charlotte Nicdao


Tom Hanks Clarifies Greyhound Apple TV+ Comments

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tom Hanks clarifies Greyhound Apple TV+ comments After initially expressing heartbreak over his World War II action-thriller skipping a theatrical release in favor of Apple TV+, screenwriter and star Tom Hanks has clarified his statements to the Today Show regarding Greyhound‘s move to a streaming platform in a time when many theaters are still closed across the country. The full interview can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Greyhound: Tom Hanks Heartbroken Over ...
Tags: Apple, Video, Movies, Apple TV, Tom Hanks, Oscar, Streaming, Las Vegas, North Atlantic, Apple Television, Elisabeth Shue, Hanks, Movie News, Gary Goetzman, Stephen Graham, Aaron Schneider


Greyhound: Tom Hanks Heartbroken Over Film’s Apple TV+ Release

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Greyhound: Tom Hanks heartbroken over film’s Apple TV+ release Last May, it was announced that Sony Pictures’ war drama Greyhound would officially be foregoing its previously planned theatrical release and instead opted for a digital premiere on Apple TV+. In a recent interview with The Guardian, Oscar winner Tom Hanks addressed his film’s move to streaming by expressing his grief over it because he had been working on the project for nearly a decade. “An absolute heartbr...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Tom Hanks, Oscar, Streaming, Las Vegas, Sony Pictures, North Atlantic, Elisabeth Shue, Hanks, Movie News, Gary Goetzman, Stephen Graham, Aaron Schneider, Ernest Krause Hanks, Apple TV Plus


Tom Hanks said the 'cruel whipmasters at Apple' made him do an interview in front of a blank wall so people couldn't scrutinize things in his home (AAPL)

Actor Tom Hanks discussed his new war movie "Greyhound" that will debut on Apple TV Plus in a recent interview with The Guardian. According to Hanks, Apple instructed him to use a blank wall as his background in the interview with the outlet's reporter, perhaps to prevent anything in his home — such as books on a shelf — from being scrutinized. Hanks also expressed "heartbreak" that his movie, which he poured years of work into, won't be experienced on the big screen. The movie was supposed to...
Tags: Apple, Disney, US, Trends, Tom Hanks, Netflix, Atlantic, Tim Cook, The Guardian, Mac Apple, Hanks, Parrot Analytics, Apple TV Plus, Hanks Apple, Hadley Freeman Hanks, Ernie Krause


America's Dad Sounds Kinda Mad at Apple

When it was announced last month that Greyhound, a WWII drama written by and starring Tom Hanks, had pivoted to Apple’s streaming service amid a movie release schedule upended by coronavirus, I couldn’t help but wonder what Hanks would make of Apple’s, uh, notoriously hands-on approach to its entertainment projects.…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, America, Tom Hanks, Streaming, Hanks, Streaming Wars, Apple TV Plus


Apple Signs Deal to Create Shows Based on 'Where the Wild Things Are'

Apple has inked a deal with the Maurice Sendak Foundation and plans to create Apple TV+ kids shows and specials based on the popular book "Where the Wild Things Are," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Under the terms of the deal, Apple and The Maurice Sendak Foundation will "reimagine new children's series and specials based" on the author's illustrations and books, which include "Where the Wild Things Are," "In the Night Kitchen," "Outside Over There," and "The Nutshell Library." This is...
Tags: Apple, Spike Jonze, Maurice Sendak, Jim Henson Company, Sendak, Maurice Sendak Foundation, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, The Maurice Sendak Foundation, Arthur Yoinks


Maurice Sendak Foundation Signs Overall Deal with Apple TV Plus

Apple TV Plus announced Monday that it has inked a multi-year overall deal with the Maurice Sendak Foundation, through which it will develop new projects based on Sendak’s books and illustrations. The streaming deal marks a first for the non-profit charitable foundation, which supports the artistic legacy of the late Sendak, who authored and illustrated […]
Tags: Apple, News, Maurice Sendak, Sendak, Maurice Sendak Foundation, Apple TV Plus, Maurice Sendak Foundation Signs Overall Deal


Tom Hanks Discusses 'Heartbreaking' Shift of WWII Film Greyhound From Theatrical Blockbuster to Apple TV+ Exclusive

Tom Hanks' WWII drama "Greyhound" is set to premiere on Apple TV+ this Friday, July 10, and ahead of that debut the actor gave an interview with The Guardian discussing the film. "Greyhound" was originally planned to see a theatrical release this summer, and was repeatedly delayed in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Apple won the streaming rights to the film, and in the new interview Hanks gave his honest opinion regarding the project's shift from big screen theatrical blockbuster t...
Tags: Apple, Navy, Tom Hanks, United States, Krause, Hanks, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, George Krause Hanks


CS Interview: Co-Creator Megan Ganz on Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

CS Interview: Co-creator Megan Ganz on Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet For this year’s virtual SeriesFest, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with Megan Ganz, co-creator of Apple’s hit video game workplace comedy Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, to discuss the acclaimed first season, the masterful quarantine episode and her excitement about getting back to shooting the second season! Warning: Some Spoilers Lie Ahead for Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Season 1 and Quarantine Episode ...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Nbc, Lionsgate, Germany, David, Poppy, TV News, Rob, Philadelphia, Ubisoft, Montreal, Rube Goldberg, Afp, Jo


CS Video: Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Interview with F. Murray Abraham

CS Video: Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet interview with F. Murray Abraham With getting to take part in this year’s first-ever virtual SeriesFest, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus) to discuss his work in Apple’s hit workplace comedy Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet. The interview, in which he talks about the quarantine special, season two and making jokes about improvised moments he thought up but didn’t put forward, can be viewed in ...
Tags: Apple, Video, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, TV News, Philadelphia, Ubisoft, Staten Island, Ganz, Michael Rotenberg, Murray Abraham, TV Premiere, Nicholas Frenkel, F. Murray Abraham, McElhenney


Documentaries Look to Score in Emmys’ Music Race

Last year, the Television Academy added a seventh category for music: composition for a documentary series or special, long sought by composers as music for non-fiction programming can have very different demands than that for dramatic narratives. The streaming services offered numerous docs during the 2019-20 season, from explorations of nature to profiles of politicians. […]
Tags: News, Awards, Television Academy, Music for Screens, The Elephant Queen, Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, Dolphin Reef


CS Interview: Charlotte Nicdao on Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

CS Interview: Charlotte Nicdao on Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet After being treated to the magnificent quarantine episode while waiting for the next season of the hit workplace comedy, ComingSoon.net got the chance to chat with Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet star Charlotte Nicdao to discuss the special episode, as well as her work on the first season and excitement for the second season! RELATED: CS Video: Rob McElhenney & the Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Cast! PB ...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Australia, La, Los Angeles, David, Nintendo, TV News, Rob, Philadelphia, Ubisoft, Zelda, Ian, Rachel


From ‘The Morning Show’ to ‘Dickinson,’ Apple TV Plus Debut Came With Top Composers on Board

For a new streaming service, Apple TV Plus made some pretty sharp music choices from the start, tapping Carter Burwell to score “The Morning Show,” Atli Örvarsson for “Defending Jacob,” Michael Brook for  “Little America” and Drum & Lace and Ian Hultquist for “Dickinson.” Two-time Oscar nominee Burwell (“Carol,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) had […]
Tags: Apple, News, Awards, Carter Burwell, Dickinson, Michael Brook, Ian Hultquist, Little America, Music for Screens, Apple TV Plus, 2020 Emmys


Sony Pictures TV Studios Co-President Chris Parnell Exits for Senior TV Role at Apple

Chris Parnell is leaving Sony Pictures Television Studios, where he most recently served as co-president alongside Jason Clodfelter. Parnell will join Apple TV Plus in a senior programming role on the domestic development team, reporting to Matt Cherniss, Apple’s head of scripted development and current programming. In his new role, Parnell will help drive development […]
Tags: Apple, News, Sony Pictures Television, Parnell, Chris Parnell, Sony Pictures Television Studios, Apple TV Plus, Sony Pictures TV Studios Co, Jason Clodfelter Parnell, Matt Cherniss Apple


Sony Pictures TV Studios Co-President Chris Parnell Exits for Senior Role at Apple

Chris Parnell is leaving Sony Pictures Television Studios, where he most recently served as co-president alongside Jason Clodfelter. Parnell will join Apple TV Plus in a senior programming role on the domestic development team, reporting to Matt Cherniss, Apple’s head of scripted development and current programming. In his new role, Parnell will help drive development […]
Tags: Apple, News, Sony Pictures Television, Parnell, Chris Parnell, Sony Pictures Television Studios, Apple TV Plus, Sony Pictures TV Studios Co, Jason Clodfelter Parnell, Matt Cherniss Apple


Apple Drops $120 Million on Upcoming Action Thriller Film 'Emancipation' Starring Will Smith

Apple has acquired the rights to "Emancipation," an action thriller film about a slave on the run from the Confederacy in the midst of the Civil War, journeying north to join the Union Army (via Deadline). The film is set to star Will Smith and will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, who previously helmed "Training Day" and "The Equalizer." Image credit: Shutterstock via Deadline Apple's purchase of "Emancipation" is described as the largest festival acquisition deal in film history. Several bidd...
Tags: Apple, Apple TV, Will Smith, Union Army, Antoine Fuqua, Deadline Apple, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Don, Cannes Virtual Film Market, Cannes Film Festival Apple, Apple TV Production


Apple Shares Trailer for 'Boys State' Documentary Coming to Apple TV+ on August 14

Apple today shared the trailer for "Boys State," a political documentary that's set to be released in a limited number of theaters on July 1 and on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 14. "Boys State" covers a week-long annual program where 1,100 17-year-old teenage boys in Texas participate in a mock exercise to build their own state government.The sensational winner of the Grand Jury Prize for documentary at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Boys State is a wildly entertaining and continually revea...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Reagan, Steven, Ben, Jacob, Laurene Powell Jobs, Jesse Moss, Mark Bomback, Bomback, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Boys State, Apple TV Shows Apple, Amanda McBaine, Sundance Film Festival Boys State


Vizio Says Apple TV App Coming 'Later This Summer'

Vizio today announced that the Apple TV app will be rolling out to some of its smart TV models "later this summer," suggesting that the app should be available by no later than the end of September in the United States. When available, the Apple TV app will allow owners of select Vizio smart TVs to stream Apple TV+ shows and movies, use the à-la-carte Apple TV Channels feature, access their iTunes libraries of movies and TV shows, and buy or rent more than 100,000 shows and movies from the i...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, United States, Sony, Roku, Lg, Vizio, Amazon Fire TV, Mac PC Apple, Vizio Apple, Apple TV Plus, Vizio Says Apple


Apple Shares Trailer for Short-Form Sports Docuseries 'Greatness Code'

Apple today shared a trailer for "Greatness Code," a short-form sports docuseries that features stories from athletes like LeBron James, Tom Brady, Shaun White, Usain Bolt, and more. The season features seven mini episodes, each examining a pivotal moment that defined an athlete's career. Episodes highlight the following athletes: Four-time NBA MVP, three-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist LeBron James Six-time Super Bowl champion and four-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady ...
Tags: Apple, US, Tom Hanks, Nba, Kelly Slater, Katie Ledecky, Shaun White, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, LeBron James Tom Brady Shaun White Usain Bolt, James Six, National Soccer Team Alex Morgan Record


‘Little America’ Producers Talk Casting and Curating the Immigrant-Focused Apple TV Plus Series

When it premiered on Apple TV Plus in January, “Little America” brought a variety of stories to the streamer, with each episode dramatizing a different experience of immigrants in the United States. In a conversation moderated by Variety senior TV reporter Elaine Low at Variety’s virtual TV summit, executive producers Kumail Nanjiani, Alan Yang, Lee Eisenberg, Emily V. […]
Tags: Apple, News, America, United States, Variety, Little America, Variety TV Summit, Elaine Low, Apple TV Plus, Kumail Nanjiani Alan Yang Lee Eisenberg Emily V


Neo-Noir Psychological Thriller 'Losing Alice' Coming to Apple TV+

Apple today announced that it will co-produce neo-noir psychological thriller "Losing Alice" from creator, writer, and director Sigal Avin. The series will debut on Apple TV+, but a release date has yet to be provided. Apple describes "Losing Alice" as a "thrilling cinematic journey that uses flashbacks and flash-forwards in a satisfyingly complex narrative that takes the viewer through the conscious and subconscious of its protagonist's mind." The series will follow Alice, a 48-year-old fema...
Tags: Apple, Alice, Sophie, Sigal, Ayelet Zurer, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Lihi Kornowski