Apple TV+ has given a straight-to-series pickup to the thriller “Surface” from “High Fidelity” creator Veronica West, the streamer announced Monday.“The Morning Show” star Gugu Mbatha-Raw is set to star in the series, though no plot or character details have been released.Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine will produce “Surface” with Apple Studios, with Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter serving as executive producers alongside series creator and showrunner West and co-executive producer Mbatha-Raw.Also Read: Glenn Close Joins Mahershala Ali in 'Swan Song' for Apple TV+“Surface” marks the latest collaboration between Apple and Hello Sunshine — a partnership that has previously produced “The Morning Show” and the crime drama “Truth Be Told,” as well as the upcoming music competition series “My Kind of Country.”West’s previous credits include Hulu’s “High Fidelity” adaptation, the upcoming “Dexter” revival, the CBS procedural “Bull,” NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and The CW’s “Hart of Dixie.”For Mbatha-Raw, the project follows the British comedy-drama “Misbehaviour,” which she starred in alongside Keira Knightley, and Jessica Swale’s “Summerland” with Gemma Arterton.Read original story Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in Apple TV+ Thriller ‘Surface’ From ‘High Fidelity’ Creator At TheWrap
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been cast in the upcoming "Loki" series at Disney Plus, Variety has confirmed with sources. Mbatha-Raw is the latest addition to the cast, joining series lead Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, and the recently announced Owen Wilson. As with most things Marvel, the exact details of her character are being kept under wraps. […]
Here's a first look at Belle and Fast Color star Gugu Mbatha-Raw in comedy-drama Misbehaviour, based on the true story behind the disruption of the 1970 Miss World contest by the newly-formed Women's Liberation Movement. Production has now wrapped in the UK. Mbatha-Raw plays Miss Grenada, Jennifer Hosten, who was the first black woman to win the Miss World title. Cast comprises Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Greg Kinnear, Lesley Manville, Keeley…
Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Billy Crudup have been cast in Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s upcoming morning show drama at Apple, an individual with knowledge of production tells TheWrap. Aniston and Witherspoon executive produce and lead the cast of the untitled project, along with Steve Carell. Here’s the drama series’ official logline: Providing an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, the series explores the unique challenges faced by the women (and men) who carry out this daily televised ritual.
Oprah Winfrey just wrapped production on Ava DuVernay’s upcoming movie A Wrinkle in Time, and based on the photos the cast tweeted from New Zealand, it looked more like a vacation than work. Hangin' with @reesewitherspoon ,@mindykaling the Mrs's from Wrinkle in Time, sending ❤️ your way Valentines. #happyvalentinesday A post shared by Oprah (@oprah) on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:04am PST
The trailer for Matthew McConaughey-starring Civil War epic Free State of Jones debuted Saturday during an NFL playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans.