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AppleTV+ Stuff: Alfonso Cuaron, Truth Be Told trailer, and Servant @ NYCC

Director Alfonso Cuarón signs with AppleTV+
Under the deal, he will develop television projects exclusively for Apple’s upcoming streaming service.

This is not Cuarón's first foray into television: He previously co-created the NBC drama “Believe,” (One season, 2014). He also wrote and directed for the Mexican anthology series “La Hora Marcada.”

Of course, we know him for such films as "Gravity" and "Roma".

Truth Be Told Trailer

[Spoiler (click to open)]When new evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation, she comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race.

"Truth Be Told" premieres December 6th on AppleTV+

Shyamalan has very big ambitions for "Servant"

So this isn't necesseraily a dubious source, but from a secondhand person who was at NYCC for the actual "Servant" panel on the AppleTV+ subreddit and got some info from media reps.

I won't post it all to follow the rules, & if this breaks the rules, fair enough:
[Spoiler (click to open)]

  • A full trailer was shown, won’t come out for another 3 to 4 weeks.

  • He wants AppleTV+ original Servant to run 60 episodes, half hour each, over six years.

  • “I want you unable to do something else [while watching],” Shyamalan said. He also described the deliberation that went into every detail of directing — from the framework to the textures and colors shown on screen, all designed to make the audience feel something.

  • Because the show is so character-driven, it was important to find the right cast, which Shyamalan said came together like it was meant to be:

Actual character descriptions are futher in the comment.

And the first three episodes of "Servant" drop on November 28th - Yep, Thanksgiving. Enjoy your holiday!


They're calling it Shyamalan's best work...

Tags: apple / iphone, british celebrities, film director, octavia spencer, television

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