What you need to know
- Apple TV+ has held the London premiere for the period drama The Essex Serpent.
- The Essex Serpent will star Tom Hiddleston and Claire Danes.
- The big new Apple TV+ addition will arrive on screens on May 13.
Apple TV+ yesterday held the London premiere for the upcoming period drama The Essex Serpent. The event took place at the Ha, Yard Hotel with attendees including Claire Danes, Tom Hiddleston, Clémence Poésy, Frank Dillane, Hayley Squires, Jamael Westman, Gerard Kearns, and Michael Jibson.
The upcoming Apple TV+ show will reach our screens on May 13 and is based on the novel of the same name by Sarah Perry.
Oddly, Apple TV+ is yet to share a trailer for the new show. But the names involved are surely enough to pique the interest.
Something dark is in the depths. #ClaireDanes and @twhiddleston meet for a mysterious Victorian romance.
The #EssexSerpent premieres May 13 on Apple TV+ pic.twitter.com/M0Nz1Qd5e3Something dark is in the depths. #ClaireDanes and @twhiddleston meet for a mysterious Victorian romance.
The #EssexSerpent premieres May 13 on Apple TV+ pic.twitter.com/M0Nz1Qd5e3— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) March 16, 2022March 16, 2022
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