The following series have been officially announced and will debut within the next few months.
What it’s about: Apple describes it as, “the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances.” Based on the best-selling novel by Nico Walker.
Important names: The lead is played by Tom Holland, with Ciara Bravo as his love Emily.
When you can watch: Cherry will debut in theaters on February 26, 2021, and stream on Apple TV+ starting on March 12, 2021.
What it’s about: A thriller mystery series told entirely through a series of seemingly unrelated (at first) phone calls. The nine episodes are just 12 minutes long each, and feature only simple abstract visuals to accompany the audio.
Important names: Featuring Lily Collins, Rosario Dawson, Pedro Pascal, Aubrey Plaza and more. Directed by Fede Álvarez.
When you can watch: Calls will be released on March 19.
The Mosquito Coast
What it’s about: A seven-episode miniseries that adapts the bestselling novel The Mosquito Coast, to star Justin Theroux. The novel was published in 1981 by Theroux’s uncle, Paul Theroux, and made into a movie five years later starring Harrison Ford. The book will be adapted for TV by Neil Cross.
Important names: Justin Theroux, nephew of author Paul Theroux, will star.
When you can watch: The Mosquito Coast will premiere on April 30, 2021.
What it’s about: A half-hour drama/comedy series set in a 1980s Southern California beach community. It’s about a tortured woman who finds a path to power in the world of aerobics.
Important names: The star of the series is Rose Byrne, and the series is written and created by Annie Weisman.
When you can watch: Physical will premiere in the summer of 2021.