Nicole Kidman & Javier Bardem will add their voices to the Apple Studios Animated musical ‘Spellbound” + Apple announced the coming Podcast “Project Unabom”
It’s being reported this afternoon that Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem will lend their voices to “Spellbound,” an animated fantasy musical from Apple Studios and Skydance Animation. The project reunites the pair, who just scored Oscar nominations for playing Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin’s 2021 biographical drama “Being the Ricardos.”
John Lithgow, Nathan Lane, Jenifer Lewis, André De Shields and Jordan Fisher have also joined the ensemble.
As previously announced, “West Side Story” star Rachel Zegler is leading the cast as Princess Ellian, a young royal who embarks on a daring journey to save her family and kingdom after a mysterious spell transforms them into monsters and threatens to cover Lumbria in darkness forever.
Lithgow, as Minister Bolinar, and Lewis, as Minister Nazara Prone, will act as royal advisers to the princess. Ellian seeks out The Oracles of the Sun and Moon (Lane and De Shields) to break the spell on her parents and the kingdom. Through her voyage, she comes across a young nomad named Callan (Fisher). For more on this, read the full report from Variety.
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Apple TV+ also announced today thatthe new Apple Original podcast “Project Unabom,” debuting the trailer for the eight-part series premiering on Monday, June 27.
When the Unabomber was arrested in 1996, the world got a glimpse of the serial bomber who had terrorized the nation for 18 years and murdered three people. Bearded and disheveled, Ted Kaczynski was the perfect depiction of a madman. Featuring new original reporting from host Eric Benson (“Suspect,” “Witnessed: Borderlands”) — including access to thousands of original documents from Kaczynski’s personal papers and FBI files, exclusive interviews with his brother David Kaczynski, and the never-before-told story of the original suspects in the UNABOM case — “Project Unabom” tells the story of a nation and a family coming to grips with what was happening inside a tiny cabin in the Montana woods.
New episodes of “Project Unabom” will debut weekly on Mondays on Apple Podcasts and via RSS at apple.co/Project-Unabom. Produced by Audacy's Pineapple Street Studios, the podcast is executive produced by Pineapple Street co-founders Jenna Weiss-Berman and Max Linsky. The senior producer for Pineapple Street is Jonathan Menjivar (“The Clearing”).
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