Apple pays $ 25 million for Billie Eilish documentary

The news of Apple TV + this round include a multi-million dollar documentary about the American singer Billie Eilish and the disclosure of some names that make up the cast of “Foundation”, a series inspired by Isaac Asimov's books.

Without further ado, let's get to the news.

Billie Eilish Documentary

There is no denying that 2019 was the year of American singer Billie Eilish, just 17 years old. After a Stratospheric Album Success “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE OF WE GO?” and be named “Artist of the Year” by Apple Music AwardsNow Eilish is also one of the latest additions to Apple TV +.

Billie Eilish

According to a new report from Hollywood Reporter, Apple paid $ 25 million for the rights of a documentary about the artist, which focuses on the release of her debut album.

Also according to the news, the upcoming Eilish production will be broadcast on Apple TV +. This may indicate a change in Ma's habits, which used to spread her music-related productions on Apple Music itself, such as Taylor Swift's world tour documentaries and one involving album production. Songwriterby Ed Sheeran.

But even these titles are being transferred to the Apple TV app, but the user is taken to Apple Music to actually access the content (a discovery by Tim Hardwick).

Apple TV In-App Documentary

Perhaps this “relocation” means that Apple is bringing any kind of audiovisual production that Apple subscribes to its service. streaming of videos, which would contribute to increase the company's original content catalog.

Live presentation available on Apple Music

As we said, Eilish was honored in the first edition of the Apple Music Awards, music ceremony that elected the singer with the prize of “Artist of the Year”, “Best Album of the Year” and “Composer of the Year”.

To celebrate, as we reported, she did a show at the Steve Jobs Theater, which was broadcast live yesterday by Apple (within the Msica app). If you missed the presentation, you can watch it again on the streaming Ma music anytime around here.

Cast of “Foundation”

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After more than a year since the first moves of the production of the “Foundation” series, inspired by Isaac Asimov's trilogy, finally the company has taken another step forward and cast five new names to compose the cast of the series, as reported by Variety.

According to the news, the actors Lou llobell, Leah Harvey, Laura Birn, Terrance Mann and Cassian Bilton joined the protagonists Lee Pace (Brother Day) and Jared harris (Hari Seldon) as regular participants of the series.

Still reportedly, Llobell plays Gaal, a mathematical genius, while Harvey plays Salvor, a guardian of a remote planet. Birn will play Demerzel (Brother Day's right-hand man) and Mann play Brother Dusk, while Bilton will play Brother Dawn, the younger member of the family and successor to Brother Day.

After the end of the auditions for the remaining characters from “Foundation”, the production goes on shooting so we can assume that the series could be released by the end of 2020, but there is still no exact information about it.

via AppleInsider, MacRumors