What you need to know
- Apple is nearing a deal for a new musical comedy from the writers of Despicable Me.
- The series is reported to feature Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong.
- The series is set in a magical town called Schmigadoon.
Apple is reportedly nearing a deal for a new musical comedy from the writers of Despicable Me, starring Cecily Strong.
According to Variety:
As the report notes, Strong has been with SNL since 2012, and has also appeared in The Awesomes and Ghostbusters.
Recently it also emerged that Apple is set to air a comedy-drama featuring Rose Byrne, that's set in 1980s California.
After a bit of a lull in content, Apple has announced a couple of new shows pegged for its streaming platform. It has also recently released acclaimed series Little America, an eight-part series charting the story of immigrants in America.
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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. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9