It is not news that Apple will launch its streaming service, along with the other entertainment giants. The technology company already has the Apple Store and the Apple Music, and now it’s time for a platform that develops original content.
According to information from the deadline, the rumor that the giant may announce, and show a preview of its platform between the months of April and May.
The so-called Apple Event, happen when the company gathers journalists to talk about new software versions, and models of cell phones and tablets. Thus, the launch of the platform may happen later this year.
Apple has more than 15 projects in progress, some already in the development and pre-production phase. Check out:
1. Project Without Title, by Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston
What is: A drama series that will accompany a morning show in the style Meeting with Fátima Bernardes. Based on the book of Brian Stelter, Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV. Two seasons were ordered, with 10 episodes each.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carrel.
2. Amazing Stories
What is: Remake of the 80’s series, which accompanied fantasy stories with different genres. In the same style as The Twilight Zone. Order 10 episodes.
Cast: Not announced. Steven Spielberg’s production
3. Charlie Brown animated series and the Peanuts gang
Apple bought the rights to the characters from Charles M. Schulz of the class Peanuts. Thus, the streaming service will be able to create new adventures for Charlie Brown and Snoopy.
What is: Series based on the book franchise of the Fundação Trilogia, Isaac Asimov accompanying a mathematician who predicts the collapse of humanity. The synopsis of the first book says that The Galactic Empire has ruled the galaxy for 12,000 years and has great strength and stability. At least on its facade. But it is in full decline, slow and gradual. And in the end, it will culminate in a violent regression of society and the consequent destruction of knowledge. Concerned about this, a group of scientists outlines a plan for the preservation of acquired knowledge.
Cast: Not announced. Produced by David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman.
5. Untitled Project, by Ronald D. Moore
What is: A dramatic series that will explore what would have happened in the world if the US had lost the special race to the USSR.
Cast: Not disclosed. Produced by Ronald D. Moore and Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi.
[Atualização] Project won the title of For All Mankind with actor Joel Kinnaman
6. Project Without Title, by M. Night Shyamalan
What is: We do not know. Only that there should be a lot of upheaval and controversy. 10 episodes for the first year with Shyamalan directing the pilot.
7. Are You Sleeping
What is: Series that will show the American obsession with criminal investigation podcasts and how the search for justice can have consequences with public involvement.
Cast: Octavia Spencer. Reese Witherspoon production.
8. Little Voice
What is: The series is described as a love letter about musical diversity in New York that will explore the journey of finding your voice at age 20.
Cast: Not announced. Production of JJ Abrams with songs from Sara Bareilles.
9. Untitled Comedy, with Kristen Wiig
What is: We do not know. The information will be based on the short story book by Curtis Sittenfeld Yor Think It, I’ll Say It.
Cast: Kristen Wiig. Wiig production, Reese Witherspoon and Colleen McGuinness.
10. Project Without Title, by Damien Chazelle
What is: We do not know. Only that director Damien Chazelle will write the scripts and direct all the episodes.
11. Central park
What is: Animated series from the creators of Bob’s Burgers. The production joins a family of caretakers who live and work in Central Park and will fight to save the park and the world!
Cast: Voices of Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn.
12. Little america
What is: An anthological series, based on Epic Magazine articles, about portraits of immigrant families in the USA.
Cast: Not announced. Production by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon.
What is: Series that will accompany the beginning of the career of NBA basketball player, Kevin Durant. Thus, the production will tell the lives of the players, their families and coaches of the League of Amateur Athletes.
Cast: Not announced.
What is: We don’t know for sure. Production is described as a “Epic drama that takes place in the future”
Cast: Not announced. Production by Steven Knight and Francis Lawrence
What did you like? What would you watch?
* With information from the sites THR, deadline, Variety and Rotten Tomatoes.