What you need to know
- Apple TV+ has signed a first-look deal with MountainA.
- The new production company was founded by Natalie Portman and Sophie Mas.
- Portman and Mas are already working with Apple on Lady in the Lake.
Apple TV+ is expanding its relationship with Natalie Portman.
As reported by Deadline, Apple has signed a first-look deal with Portman and Sophie Mas' new production company MountainA. Under the multi-year agreement, Apple TV+ will have a first look at television projects that will be developed and produced by the pair.
Portman and Mas are already working with Apple on the new television series called Lady in the Lake which will star Portman in her first-ever television role.
Lady in the Lake follows the story of Maddie Schwartz (Portman) who, after becoming an investigative journalist, sets her on a path that clashes with her co-star Lupita Nyong'o.
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It is currently unclear if MountainA has any projects in the works and which ones Apple may be interested in.
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