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Action-packed Echo 3 trailer shows personal drama set against a secret war

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The action-thriller "Echo 3" will feature English and Spanish dialogue.
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When a young American scientist goes missing on the Columbia-Venezuela border, all hell breaks loose. You can get a taste of the madness and mayhem, and the intense political overtones, in the Echo 3 trailer Apple TV+ released Tuesday.

The 10-episode action series, starring Luke Evans and Michiel Huisman, debuts November 23 on Apple TV+.

Trailer for Apple TV+’s Essex Serpent is a mashup of science, religion and romance

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Trailer for Apple TV+'s 'Essex Serpent' is a mashup of science, religion and romance
Tom Hiddleston and Claire Danes will star in The Essex Serpent on Apple TV+.
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The first trailer for the upcoming historical drama The Essex Serpent dropped Tuesday. It gives a preview of a very complicated relationship between characters played by Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston. Also, there might or might not be a giant sea serpent involved.

The limited series premieres May 13 on Apple TV+.

Tom Hiddleston will trek across Antartica in Apple TV+ series The White Darkness

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Tom Hiddleston will trek across Antartica in Apple TV+ series ‘The White Darkness’
Tom Hiddleston will take off the Loki costume to star in the upcoming Apple Original series The White Darkness.
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Tom Hiddleston will soon be a familiar face on Apple TV+. On Thursday, the streaming service green lit his limited series The White Darkness. It will be based on a real-life adventure exploring Antarctica.

The actor already filmed The Essex Serpent for Apple TV+, which is expected to debut on the streaming service this spring.

Creepy hit Severance is coming back to Apple TV+ for second season

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Creepy hit ‘Severance’ is coming back to Apple TV+ for second season
Good news: More Severance is on the way!
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Apple TV+ today committed to a second season of Severance, a series popular with viewers and critics alike. That’s good news for fans, as they’ll be able to keep unraveling the mysteries of Lumon Industries.

Season one wraps up April 7, so those who’ve held off watching until they could binge the show can soon dive in.

Avengers assemble! Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans will reunite in Apple TV+ film

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Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans are set to star in Project Artemis, a film about the 20th century’s space race.
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Two Avengers stars are making a movie for Apple TV+. Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans — perhaps best known as Black Widow and Captain America — are working on a mysterious Project Artemis.

The news started out as a leak, but Evans has since confirmed it.

Severance on Apple TV+ hits No. 1 most-streamed series

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‘Severance’ on Apple TV+ hits #1 most streamed series
In Severance, you have to learn to expect the unexpected.
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Apple TV+ has a big hit on its hands with Severance. The weird workplace drama tops Reelgood’s list of the most-streamed series of the week.

The show debuted in February and the fifth episode premiered Friday. The first four were enough to push the series to the top of the chart.

Tearjerker Dear Edward gets Apple TV+ adaptation by Friday Night Lights producer

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Tearjerker ‘Dear Edward’ gets Apple TV+ adaptation by ‘Friday Night Lights’ producer
Dear Edward will be adapted by Jason Katims (left) and star Colin O’Brien (right).
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Apple TV+ will present an adaptation of the bestselling novel Dear Edward about a boy who was the sole survivor of a tragic plane crash.

The series is being written and will be showrun by Jason Katims, who created the classic series Parenthood and produced Friday Night Lights.

Tragedy of Macbeth becomes bloody hit for Apple TV+

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Denzel Washington stars in The Tragedy of MacBeth.
‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ is drawing a big audience for this murderous classic from the Bard.
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The Tragedy of Macbeth was the third most watched movie on all the streaming services in the United States during January. And it was only available for half the month.

The Apple TV+ version starring starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand is also getting rave reviews from critics.

Weird Severance trailer will blow your freakin’ mind

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Weird ‘Severance’ trailer will blow your freakin’ mind
Severance also stars Christopher Walken so you know it’s extra creepy.
Photo: Apple TV+

The eerie sci-fi thriller Severance will follow a group of employees who’ve had their work memories surgically severed from their personal ones. It’s a creepy idea, especially as it’s something Apple might consider whenever its top-secret product details leak out.

A teaser trailer for the upcoming Apple TV+ drama series starts the weirdness off.

Servant heads back to Apple TV+ for two more seasons of creepy fun

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‘Servant’ Season 2 debuted in January 2021 on Apple TV+.
Look forward to two more seasons of psychological thrills from “Servant” on Apple TV+.

The third season of Servant is now scheduled to premier on Apple TV+ in January. And the streaming service is so pleased with the horror (and sometimes darkly humorous) show it went ahead and committed to a fourth season.

A new trailer should whet fans appetites for the upcoming new season.

Surfside Girls graphic novels get adapted into Apple TV+ mystery series

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‘Surfside Girls’ is coming to Apple TV+
YaYa Gosselin and Miya Cech will star in Surfside Girls for Apple TV+.
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Apple TV+ will produce Surfside Girls, a 10-episode live-action kids and family series. It’ll tell the story of two friends who solve a mystery about pirate ghosts.

The series will be based on the the best-selling graphic novel series of the same name by author Kim Dwinell.

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Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline will headline psychological thriller Disclaimer on Apple TV+

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Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline will headline psychological thriller ‘Disclaimer’ on Apple TV+
Disclaimer will star acclaimed actors Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline.
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Apple TV+ made a series order for an adaptation of Disclaimer, a psychological thriller that will star internationally acclaimed actors Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline.

It’s being helmed by Alfonso Cuarón, who wrote and will direct all the episodes in the series.

‘Something wicked this way comes’ in first Apple TV+ Macbeth trailer

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Joel Cohen writes for the stage and directs the Apple TV+ adaptation of Shakespeare's bloody classic.
Joel Cohen writes for the stage and directs the Apple TV+ adaptation of Shakespeare's bloody classic.
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A dreary and ominous fog washes over the first Apple TV+ trailer for The Tragedy of Macbeth. That sets a suitably dark tone for the adaptation of the bloody Shakespeare classic from writer and director Joel Cohen. Black birds circle overhead.

Apple TV+ delves into superstar Kevin Durant’s basketball youth in Swagger

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Isaiah Hill and O’Shea Jackson Jr. in Swagger, premiering globally October 29, 2021 on Apple TV+.
Isaiah Hill and O’Shea Jackson Jr. in Swagger, premiering globally October 29, 2021 on Apple TV+.
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Streaming service Apple TV+ offered a premiere date for its upcoming sports drama Swagger, loosely based on superstar NBA basketball player Kevin Durant’s early years in the sport he eventually came to dominate. It looks into the world of youth basketball and the lives it touches.

Apple TV+ scores a hit with See Season 2

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Apple TV+ scores a hit with ‘See’ Season 2
Jason Momoa is one of the reasons the second season of See is doing well.
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The second season of See is off to a strong start. The fantasy drama starring Jason Momoa and Dave Bautista recently returned to Apple TV+, and there clearly a lot of anticipation built up. Viewership is reportedly up 30%.

Enough people are tuning in to give See the strongest sophomore season of any drama on Apple’s streaming service.

Tom Hanks sci-fi charmer Finch premieres on Apple TV+ Nov. 5

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Tom Hanks sci-fi charmer ‘Finch’ premieres on Apple TV+ Nov. 5
Finch is a simple tale of a man, his dog and his robot in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. OK, maybe not so simple.
Photo: Apple TV+

Tom Hanks’ second movie for Apple TV+ will debut Friday, November 5. The screen legend will star in Finch, a heart-warming story about a man trying to teach a robot about life.

In addition to revealing the premiere date, Apple released the first picture from the film on Thursday.

Vince Vaughn drama Bad Monkey heading to Apple TV+

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Vince Vaughn drama ‘Bad Monkey’ heading to Apple TV+
Apple TV+ picked up Bad Monkey, a detective drama based on a popular novel.
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Vince Vaughn is the latest star set to appear on Apple TV+. The streaming service picked up Bad Monkey, a detective drama starring Vaughn and written by Bill Lawrence, who co-created Apple’s hit Ted Lasso.

Come from Away Broadway musical flies onto Apple TV+ on Sept. 10

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‘Come from Away’ Broadway musical flies onto Apple TV+ on Sept. 10
The Apple TV+ version of Come from Away includes an cast with members of the original and current Broadway productions.

The filmed version of the Tony-winning hit musical Come from Away will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on September 10. It will star a cast led by members of the Broadway show, and be directed by Christopher Ashley, who directed the original Broadway production.

See the amazing world-building in second trailer for Apple TV+’s epic Foundation

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See the amazing world-building in second trailer for Apple TV+’s epic ‘Foundation’
Apple went all in on the special effects for “Foundation.” And the writer is top-notch.
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Apple TV+ finally revealed the debut date for Foundation, its much-anticipated adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s classic series of novels. The wait will be over on September 24, 2021.

And a second “teaser trailer” debuted on Monday… though it does a bit more than tease.