Apple TV + highlights for the month of November include a new drama, Swagger, Tom Hanks in Finch, the season three premiere of Dickinson, and season two of Snoopy in Space.
New drama series from Reggie Rock Bythewood, NBA superstar Kevin Durant and Brian Grazer
Inspired by Durant’s experiences, “Swagger” explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. . Off the pitch, the series reveals what it’s like to grow up in America.
From creator and showrunner Reggie Rock Bythewood, NBA superstar Kevin Durant and Brian Grazer of Imagine, the new series is led by a set of stars including Oscar nominee O’Shea Jackson, Jr., Oscar nominee Isaiah Hill. Quvenzhané Wallis, Shinelle Azoroh, Tessa Ferrer, Caleel Harris, James Bingham, Solomon Irama, Ozie Nzeribe and Tristan Mack Wilds.
The first three episodes of “Swagger” make their worldwide debut on Apple TV + on Friday, October 29.
New Apple Original Movie
Starring Screen Actors Guild Award winner Tom Hanks and Caleb Landry Jones in “Finch,” a man, robot and dog form an unlikely family on a powerful and moving adventure of a man’s quest to ensure that his beloved canine companion will be taken care of after his departure. Hanks plays Finch, a robotics engineer and one of the few survivors of a cataclysmic solar event that left the world fallow. But Finch, who has lived in an underground bunker for a decade, has built his own world which he shares with his dog, Goodyear. He creates a robot, played by Jones, to watch over Goodyear when he can’t anymore. As the trio embark on a perilous journey through a desolate American West, Finch strives to show his creation, who is named Jeff, the joy and wonder of what it means to be alive. Their road trip is paved with both challenge and humor, as it’s as difficult for Finch to get Jeff and Goodyear to get along as it is for him to deal with the dangers of the new world.
“Finch” marks Hanks’ follow-up to the Apple Original Film blockbuster “Greyhound”. The film originates from cutting-edge filmmaker Miguel Sapochnik (“Game of Thrones”, “True Detective”), with an original screenplay by Craig Luck, making his feature film writing debut, and Ivor Powell (associate producer of ” Blade Runner “and” alien “). “Finch” is produced by Kevin Misher, Jack Rapke, Jacqueline Levine and Ivor Powell. Executive producers are Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis, Luck, Sapochnik, Andy Berman, Adam Merims and Jeb Brody. Apple Original Films’ “Finch” is presented by Amblin Entertainment and Reliance Entertainment, in association with Walden Media. “Finch” is an Imagemovers and Misher Films production.
World premiere Friday, November 5, 2021 on Apple TV +.
In the third season of Dickinson, Apple’s Peabody Award winner and GLAAD Media Award nominee, Emily Dickinson’s most productive moment as an artist falls amid the raging American Civil War and a an equally fierce battle that divides his own family. As Emily tries to bridge the gaps around her, she wonders if art can help keep hope alive, and if the future can be better than the past.
Alongside Steinfeld in the third season of “Dickinson”, returning ensemble members Toby Huss, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, Amanda Warren, Chinaza Uche and Jane Krakowski, as well as rapper, singer and World famous songwriter, Wiz Khalifa, who will join the series as the character of “Death”. The third season will also feature new guest stars, including Ziwe as “Sojourner Truth”, who also joined as a writer, Billy Eichner as “Walt Whitman” and Chloe Fineman as “Sylvia Plath. “. as well as returning favorites Zosia Mamet as “Louisa May Alcott” and Will Pullen as “Nobody”.
“Dickinson” is produced by Alena Smith; Michael Sugar and Ashley Zalta for Sugar23 Productions; Paul Lee and Josh Stern for wiip; Alex Goldstone for anonymous content; Hailee Steinfeld; Robbie MacDonald, who also writes; Silas Howard, who also directs and Diana Schmidt. Alena Smith is also a screenwriter and showrunner. The series is produced by wiip, Anonymous Content and Sugar23.
World premiere Friday, November 5, 2021 on Apple TV +.
The narrowing next door
New limited series
Inspired by real events, “The Shrink Next Door” details the bizarre relationship between celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf (played by Rudd) and his longtime patient Martin “Marty” Markowitz (played by Ferrell) . Over the course of their relationship, the overly charming Ike slowly fits into Marty’s life, even moving into Marty Hamptons’ house and persuading Marty to appoint him president of the family business. The series explores how a seemingly normal doctor-patient dynamic transforms into an exploitative relationship filled with manipulation, empowerment and dysfunction at its best. The series also stars Kathryn Hahn as “Phyllis”, Marty’s younger sister, and Casey Wilson as “Bonnie”, wife of Dr. Herschkopf.
World premiere Friday, November 12, 2021 on Apple TV +.
Snoopy in space
After exploring the moon and visiting the International Space Station in the first season, Snoopy and the gang are ready for their next big adventure, an epic journey through the universe to find out if there really is life in it. outside of Earth. Join Snoopy on an epic interstellar road trip as our fearless beagle tackles one of humanity’s most fascinating mysteries: Is there life in the universe? Snoopy and his friends bring NASA’s most exciting current research to life, from finding traces of ice and ancient fossils on Mars, to drilling in oceans hidden inside distant moons, and even research of exoplanets far beyond our own solar system. Of course, like any good road trip, Snoopy and Woodstock’s journey includes plenty of additional adventures along the way, as well as support from Charlie Brown, Franklin, Marcie, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang at Johnson Space Center. . Let the adventure begin!
“Snoopy in Space” is a Daytime Emmy Award nominee and Apple Original for Kids, winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold award. In partnership with WildBrain and Peanuts Worldwide, the series is designed to inspire a passion for space exploration and STEM among the next generation of students. This season’s focus is on space through the prism of ‘The Search for Life’, highlighting the scientific processes and technology behind space exploration, the need for resilience in the face of setbacks and the importance imagination when it comes to finding creative solutions.
Season two (all 12 episodes) premieres Friday, November 12, 2021 on Apple TV +.
Harriet spies on it
Marking the first animated adaptation of the iconic children’s novel chronicling the coming-of-age adventures of the irrepressible Harriet M. Welsch, “Harriet The Spy” stars acclaimed actor Beanie Feldstein as Harriet, a fiercely independent and adventurous 11 year old girl. , alongside Emmy Award-winning Jane Lynch as Ole Golly, Harriet’s larger-than-life nanny. Set in 1960s New York City when the original book was published, “Harriet the Spy” follows 11-year-old Harriet M. Welsch, open and always curious. More than anything, Harriet wants to be a writer, and to be a good writer she will have to know everything. And to find out everything, she will have to spy on… everyone! Joining Feldstein and Lynch, the series features Lacey Chabert as Marion Hawthorne, the leader of a popular girl group at Harriet’s school, and additional voices Kimberly Brooks, Crispin Freeman, Gray Griffin, Bumper Robinson and Charlie. Schlatter.
The first half of the first season (five episodes) will air Friday, November 19, 2021 on Apple TV +.
It was the fight before Christmas
“‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas” follows the story of a neighborhood in northern Idaho overwhelmed by one man’s obsession with bringing Christmas cheer to everyone, through the biggest community Christmas event America has ever seen. Christmas-loving attorney Jeremy Morris’s plan runs into trouble when the Homeowners Association informs him that the event breaks neighborhood rules. A controversial brawl over the festivities breaks out and things get out of hand. As the situation worsens, the film asks the question: who wins when different rights and interests collide? Director Becky Read brings together polarized perspectives in this quirky Christmas tale of freedoms, with a message of differences and tolerance at its heart.
New documentary preview on Friday, November 26, 2021 on Apple TV +.
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