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Apple’s Napoleon to debut in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced that the historical action epic Napoleon from acclaimed director Ridley Scott will first be released exclusively in theaters worldwide, in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment, on  November 22nd, before streaming globally on Apple TV+. Directed by Scott from a screenplay by David Scarpa, Napoleon stars Joaquin Phoenix as the French […]

April 4, 2023

Ted Lasso Season 3 on Apple TV+ in March

Following its back-to-back Emmy Award wins for its freshman and sophomore seasons, Apple TV+ has revealed that season three of its global phenomenon “Ted Lasso,” will premiere around the world with the first episode on March 15th, followed by new episodes weekly, every Wednesday. Moving to its new weekly Wednesday premiere, “Ted Lasso” marks the […]

February 14, 2023

Apple TV+ renews The Fraggle

Apple TV+ has announced that the Emmy Award-winning series “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock,” the reboot of Jim Henson’s beloved classic “Fraggle Rock,” has been renewed for a second season and has begun production in Calgary, Canada. Tony and Grammy Award winner, and Emmy Award nominee Daveed Diggs (“Hamilton”) returns for season two alongside […]

December 13, 2022

Research: UK SVoD decline accelerates

The latest Entertainment on Demand data on the UK’s streaming market from Kantar, the insights and consulting company, reveals that SVoD market decline accelerated by 488k households, with 1.66 million SVoD services cancelled during the second quarter of 2022. This follows 1.51 million cancellations in the first quarter of the year. Kantar’s data suggests that […]

July 18, 2022

Hilary & Chelsea Clinton docuseries to debut on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has announced that Gutsy, an eight-part documentary event following Hillary Clinton her daughter and Chelsea Clinton as they celebrate the women who inspire them, will premiere on September 9th. Based on the Clintons’ acclaimed New York Times bestselling book, The Book of Gutsy Women, the docuseries features Hillary and Chelsea as they embark […]

July 15, 2022

Apple TV+ makes SDCC debut

Apple TV+ has revealed a fan-favourite lineup of panels of its celebrated original series, marking its debut at the world’s largest fan-based convention, San Diego Comic-Con International. The panels will feature cast and creative teams from the hit thriller “Severance,” lauded alternate-reality series “For All Mankind,” the acclaimed workplace comedy “Mythic Quest,” plus a not-to-be-missed […]

June 30, 2022

Apple TV+ lands series order for Criminal Record

Apple TV+ has announced an eight-episode series order for Criminal Record, a new thriller starring Academy Award winner Peter Capaldi and Critics Choice Award nominee Cush Jumbo as detectives in a tug of war over a historic murder conviction. From BAFTA Award nominee Paul Rutman, the series is currently in production in London and is […]

June 21, 2022

Apple lands Brad Pitt F1 movie

Apple Studios has confirmed a rights deal for the sought-after Formula One racing feature from Joseph Kosinski, Plan B Entertainment and Jerry Bruckheimer Films, starring Academy Award winner Brad Pitt. Kosinski is set to direct, and will produce the feature alongside seven-time Formula One champion Sir Lewis Hamilton, Plan B Entertainment, Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad […]

June 8, 2022

Apple lands Michael J. Fox nonfiction feature film

Apple has announced a new untitled feature film about the life of beloved actor and advocate Michael J. Fox (“Back to the Future” franchise, “Spin City,” “Family Ties,”), from Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth,” “Waiting for Superman,” “He Named Me Malala”). The film is currently in production in New York, Los Angeles and […]

April 28, 2022

Apple TV+ signs content pact with Hanks

Apple TV+ has agreed a multi-year overall deal with Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s production company Playtone to exclusively develop, produce and distribute all forms of television globally encompassing series, limited series, documentaries and unscripted projects. Apple’s partnership with Playtone builds on its existing film and series relationship which includes the limited drama series Masters […]

April 13, 2022By Nik Roseveare