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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.
Photo: Apple TV+

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.
Photo: NASA

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).
Photo: Apple TV+

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.
Photo: Apple TV+

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.