Apple Worldwide Video gives Award Winning M. Night Shyamalan the Green Light to begin a 10-Part Thriller Series
Apple Worldwide Video is in the news once again with the latest being that M. Night Shyamalan has been given a straight-to-series order to produce a psychological thriller series from writer Tony Basgallop. The plot details for the series are being kept under wraps. The half-hour series has received a 10-episode order, with Shyamalan also set to direct the first episode.
The series will be produced by Shyamalan's Blinding Edge Pictures with Ashwin Rajan serving as executive producer. Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black and Steve Tisch of Escape Artists will also executive produce, with Taylor Latham co-executive producing.
Variety further notes in their report that "This project will be Shyamalan's second foray into television. He previously executive produced the Fox series "Wayward Pines," which recently ended after two seasons. He most recently wrote, produced, and directed the hit film 'Split' and is preparing the sequel "Glass," both of which tie into his 2000 film "Unbreakable." He is also behind blockbusters like 'The Sixth Sense' and 'Signs.'"
Check out the list of awards and nominations received by M. Night Shyamalan here.
Keeping Track of Apple's Worldwide Video News
The activity of Apple's Worldwide Video project began to get some traction back in December 2017 and it has since picked up steam in 2018. Below is an ongoing list of content deals and personnel additions that have been made to date.
Feb 22, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Hires Carol Trussell as Head of Production who Worked on the Series Narcos and more
Feb. 13, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video is developing a new Sports Drama Series about NBA Star Kevin Durant
Feb. 02, 2018: HBO won the Bidding war with Apple for New J.J. Abrams new TV Drama called "Deminmonde"
Jan. 27, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Hired Dana Tuinier as its Creative Executive to Work on their new 'Hello Sunshine' Comedy & more
Jan 25, 2018: Apple Scoops up the Rights for a TV Project from Damien Chazelle, Oscar Winning Writer/Director of La La Land
Jan. 17, 2018: Apple and Google in Bidding War for new J.J. Abrams TV Series about a Monstrous Oppressive Force
Jan. 13, 2018: Apple Hires Two Experienced Entertainment Industry Veterans to Bolster the Organizational side of Apple Worldwide Video
Jan. 11, 2018: Apple has Picked Up their Third Content Series in the Last Week
Jan. 05, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Gives the Green Light to a new 10 Part Docuseries called 'Home'
Jan. 04, 2018: Apple Worldwide Video Lands First Development Project for a Crime Story Starring Octavia Spencer
Dec. 06 2017: Apple Worldwide Video Hires Michelle Lee who was behind a Number of Shows on NBC, Hulu and CBS
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