Apple renews Truth Be Told for second season

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First 3 episodes of crime drama Truth Be Told debut on Apple TV+
Poppy Parnell is coming back for a new case.
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Octavia Spencer’s critically-acclaimed series, Truth Be Told is coming back to Apple TV+ for a second season.

Apple revealed this afternoon that it renewed the crime drama thriller for a second season that will have Spencer reprise her role as Poppy Parnell who will investigate another mysterious murder case. The show was originally billed as a limited-series but Apple apparently thinks Poppy’s story isn’t finished yet.

Truth Be Told premieres ahead of Apple TV+ debut next month

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Truth Be Told stars Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul.
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A brand-new Apple original this week premiered in Los Angeles, California, ahead of its Apple TV+ debut. Truth Be Told starring Octavia Spencer will be available for streaming on December 6.

The limited drama series, based on the novel Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber, follows a podcaster who is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation.

5 Apple original shows finish filming ahead of March 25 event

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But they won't be ready for streaming for a while.
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Five of Apple’s original TV shows have now finished filming, according to a new report. They have entered post-production ahead of the company’s March 25 event, but they’re not expected to be available until the fall.

Apple is said to be working on around six other shows that are still in production. The company is also developing lots more original content that is planned to debut in 2020.

Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul signs on for Apple TV series

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Jesse Pinkman is coming to Apple TV. Well, kind of.
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Breaking Bad co-star Aaron Paul has signed on to act in Apple’s upcoming Are You Sleeping? drama series.

Paul will join previously announced cast members Octavia Spencer and Lizzy Caplan. Other newly signed cast members will include This Is Us and Luke Cage actor Ron Cephas Jones, Weeds actress Elizabeth Perkins, ER actress Mekhi Phifer, Sons of Anarchy‘s Michael Beach, and others.