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Apple hosts Hollywood premiere for its Apple TV+ space drama 'For All Mankind'

Image via Lucas Shaw

What you need to know

  • Apple has hosted a Hollywood premiere for its TV+ space Drama 'For All Mankind'.
  • The event took place at Regency Village Theater in Westwood, California.
  • 'For All Mankind' airs November 1 on Apple TV, and is set in a world where the space race never ended.

Apple has premiered its Apple TV+ space drama 'For All Mankind' at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood California. 'For All Mankind' is set in the 1960s, in a world where the space race never ended. The series stars, Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Shantel VanSanten, Wrenn Schmidt and Jodi Balfour. The series will be produced by Emmy Award winner Ronald D Moore.

(Image credit: Apple)

Left to right: Jodi Balfour, Joel Kinnaman, Sarah Jones, Michael Dorman, Wrenn Schmidt, Shantel VanSanten. Image via Apple (opens in new tab)

According to the press release from Apple (opens in new tab):

Told through the lives of astronauts, engineers and their families, "For All Mankind" imagines a world in which the global space race never ended and the space program remained the cultural centerpiece of America's hopes and dreams.Beginning November 1, the first three episodes of "For All Mankind" will be available to watch on Apple TV+. New episodes will continue to roll out weekly, every Friday.

Tweeting about the event, Lucas Shaw said:

I dont think I'm allowed to review @apple's new show For All Mankind. I will say there is a lot of smoking! (It's set in the late 1960s.)

https://twitter.com/Lucas_Shaw/status/1184291072173699075

The first three episodes of 'For All Mankind' will be available from November 1, with a new episode being aired weekly on a Friday thereafter.

Apple TV+, as we're sure you've heard by now, is Apple's brand new subscription based streaming service featuring all original content. The service will cost $4.99 per-month (opens in new tab), however anyone who purchases a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod will be able to enjoy a whole year of Apple TV+ for free. The service will be available to users of all those devices, as well as online a tv.apple.com (opens in new tab)

Other content announced for Apple TV+ includes Oprah's Book Club, and 'The Morning Show' featuring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, a venture that will reportedly cost $300 million.

If the news of the premiere has you excited for some Apple TV+, check out everything you need to know about Apple TV+.

Stephen Warwick
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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.