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Apple buys drama rights with Samuel L. Jackson and launches first trailer for “Snoopy in Space”

Do you want any more proof that Apple is going into everything not only in the series, but also in the movies? Well here it is.

As informed by deadline, Ma recently acquired rights to the drama “The Banker”starring Samuel L. Jackson ("Pulp Fiction"), Anthony Mackie (the Falco of the Avengers franchise) and Nicholas Hoult (“Mad Max: Cold Road”). The film, written and co-scripted by George nolfiIt will be based on the real story of two black entrepreneurs who in Texas in the 1950s tried to persevere with a loan deal for victims of racial segregation.

Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson and Nicholas HoultAnthony Mackie, Samuel L. Jackson and Nicholas Hoult

If the description and cast above sound like a recipe for awards, because it really is: according to sources, the acquisition is one of Apple's first practical attempts to infiltrate next season's awards. As the movie is already in production and should be released by the end of the year, nothing prevents it if it is a success, of course we see Apple marking presence already next Oscars, for example.

The script for the movie signed by Nolfi with David Smith, Niceole Levy and Stan Younger, while the script was developed by Smith, Younger and Brad Caleb Kane. “The Banker” will have its direct release on Apple TV +, but must also have a distribution to theaters to compete for awards of the kind. More details will be announced soon.

“Snoopy in Space”

Meanwhile, Apple's first production in partnership with Peanuts Worldwide is gaining body: the animated series “Snoopy in Space” won its first trailer today. Check it out:

The launch of the trailer today is not free: it is part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Apollo 13 mission, which first brought humanity to Moon. The Synopsis Of “Snoopy in Space” shows that the series is all about astronomy and space exploration:

“Snoopy in Space” follows Snoopy as his dreams of becoming an astronaut come true as he and Woodstock join Peanuts' class on a NASA school trip and are chosen for an elite mission in outer space. As Snoopy and Woodstock realize their astronaut and space travel training dreams, Charlie Brown and his class help their friends control their mission.

“Snoopy in Space” Apple's original production in partnership with DHX Media and the Peanuts Worldwide. It will be released on Apple TV + in the fall of the northern hemisphere ie between September and December next.

“Carpool Karaoke”

Finally, the seminal series of Ma survive: Apple today revealed that Carpool Karaoke: The Series win a third season. The announcement was made on host James Corden's YouTube channel, and the series will continue to be available for free to anyone who has access to the Apple TV app with no need to subscribe to Apple TV +.

There is still no more information about the third season of the show, but it is known that one of the episodes reunite the main cast of the series Stranger Things Apple TV + (Netflix) biggest competitor, good to remember.

According to Apple, the new episodes of the series will arrive "soon". Like the second season of “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” It premiered in October 2018, however, if we expect the third to arrive in October, we still have to wait a few months, so.

via Apple World Today, 9to5Mac