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Adam Scott to star in Apple TV+'s 'Severance', directed by Ben Stiller

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Adam Scott (Image credit: Vanity Fair/Patrick Ecclesine)

What you need to know

  • Adam Scott has been cast as the lead role in Apple TV+'s next drama Severance.
  • Severance will be directed by Ben Stiller.
  • It's a workplace thriller about work-life balance and an employee with a dark past.

Adam Scott has been cast as the lead role in Apple TV+'s next drama Severance.

As per The Hollywood Reporter, Scott will play lead character Mark in the series directed by Ben Stiller.

Severance is a workplace thriller that is set at Lumen Industries, a company looking to take work-life balance to a new level. Scott will star as Mark, an employee with a dark past trying to put himself back together.

The series was created by Dan Erickson and has apparently been in the works for months. The company behind the series, Endeavor Content also produces Apple TV+ drama See, starring Jason Momoa. According to the report, the series will feature 10 episodes.

Scott and Stiller are the latest heavy-hitters in a star-studded Apple TV+ lineup that includes Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carrell, Hailee Steinfeld, Samuel L. Jackson, Oprah, M. Night Shyamalan and more.

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.