Game of Thrones star joins Dickinson for season 2

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Jones played Loras Tyrell for six seasons of Game of Thrones.
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Apple is quickly adding new members to the cast of Dickinson as it gears up for a new season, including the actor who played one of the most iconic minor characters of Game of Thrones.

Finn Jones, of Loras Tyrell fame, has reportedly signed on for a role in season 2. He will be joined by Pico Alexander as newcomers on the teen drama show that has been lauded as one of the best series to come out of Apple TV+ so far.

Coming-of-age drama about a skateboarding muslim teen debuts on Apple TV+

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Hala stars Geraldine Viswanathan and Jack Kilmer
Hala (Geraldine Viswanathan) has a crush on an American classmate (Jack Kilmer), to her family’s dismay.
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Hala, a film about the struggle of a Muslim teen fitting in in America, just became the second movie available on the Apple TV+ video service.

The independent feature debuted earlier this year at the Sundance festival, and reviewers have generally liked this drama.

First 3 episodes of crime drama Truth Be Told debut on Apple TV+

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First 3 episodes of crime drama Truth Be Told debut on Apple TV+
Will new Apple TV+ series live up to the promise of its cast?
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The first three episodes of Apple Original crime drama Truth Be Told debuted on Apple TV+ on Friday.

The series stars Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water, The Help) and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad). The shows is about a true crime podcaster, called to investigate the case of convicted killer who claims he was framed for murder.

Apple fills out cast of Foundation adaptation

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Foundation was a major influence on Star Wars, and now it's coming to Apple TV.
Foundation is considered one of the greatest sci-fi series of all time, and it’s being adapted for Apple TV+.
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The actors that will bring Isaac Asimov’s Foundation to Apple TV+ are starting to come together. Five more cast members of this sci-fi epic have been named.

Foundation follows the fall of a galactic empire, and centers on a group of scientists trying to save civilization from chaos.

Oprah producing sexual assault documentary for Apple TV+

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Oprah Winfrey says Apple TV+ can have a genuine impact on humanity.
Oprah Winfrey says Apple TV+ can have a genuine impact on humanity.
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New details are starting to emerge regarding one of Oprah’s first projects for Apple TV+ that will put a bright focus on the music industry Apple is hosting an awards show for this week.

The former TV talk show host partnered with filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering to produce a documentary covering sexual assault in the music industry. Set to premiere next year, the documentary will follow allegations made against a notable executive in the music world.

M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant is unsettlingly good fun [Review]

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M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant is unsettlingly good fun [Review]
There's nothing creepy about a nanny cradling a fake baby, right?
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A spooky nanny. A creepy baby. And a whole bunch of crazy plot twists. It can only be Servant, M. Night Shyamalan and Tony Basgallop’s psychological horror series for Apple TV+.

The series debuted on Thanksgiving, and I’ve already hungrily snarfed down the first 30-minute episode. While I’m not yet sure if it’s enjoyable junk food or a balanced, healthy meal, I liked it a whole lot. Check out my episode one Servant review.

See featurette asks how Apple TV+ show crafted a world without sight

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See featurette asks how Apple TV+ show crafted a world without sight
See depicts a world in which humanity has lost its sight.
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Are you a fan of See, Apple TV+’s post-apocalyptic fantasy show starring Jason Momoa as Baba Voss? Want to know more about how the show came to be?

If so, you’re in luck — since Apple just debuted a nifty featurette in which the cast and crew share their behind-the-scenes stories.

Check it out.

New Apple TV+ episodes of See, The Morning Show, and For All Mankind

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New episodes of The Morning Show, See, and For All Mankind are up
Here's your Friday viewing sorted!
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It’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means you’re possibly looking forward to a day of lounging around, digesting yesterday’s enormous dinner, and watching some good TV shows — courtesy of the latest new episodes on Apple TV+.

Here’s what you can expect from the new instalments of The Morning Show, See, and For All Mankind.