What you need to know
- Apple TV+ has landed "The Beanie Bubble," a film about the phenomenon from the 1990s.
- Zach Galifianakis and Elizabeth Banks have signed on to star in the film.
Today, Apple announced (opens in new tab) that it has landed "The Beanie Bubble, a new film from Emmy Award nominee director Kristin Gore and Grammy Award winner Damian Kulash. Emmy Award winner Zach Galifianakis, Emmy Award nominee Elizabeth Banks, Emmy and Critics Choice Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Sarah Snook, and Geraldine Viswanathan will star in the film.
The film dives into the Beanie Babies craze during the 1990s and the women who helped power the phenomenon's success.
In addition to the film announcement, Apple and Imagine Entertainment have reached a first-look deal on scripted films.
It's currently unclear when production will begin on "The Beanie Bubble" or when it will premiere on Apple TV+.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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