Joseph Gordon-Levitt Developing 'Mr. Corman' TV Show for Apple

Apple has inked a deal for an upcoming TV series called "Mr. Corman" written and executive produced by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, reports Variety.

The drama series follows an elementary school teacher "grappling with adulthood" in Los Angeles. It's not known if Gordon-Levitt also plans to star in the series.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is known for the long-running TV series "3rd Rock from the Sun" along with movies like "500 Days of Summer," "Inception," "50/50," "Looper," "and "The Dark Knight Rises."

Apple has dozens of original films and television shows in the works for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service, which is set to launch this fall.

There's no specific launch date available yet, but rumors suggest Apple is aiming to debut the service in November. Pricing is also unclear, but there has been speculation that Apple will charge $9.99 per month for Apple TV+.

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Top Rated Comments

dredlew Avatar
64 months ago
So far, all these AppleTV+ shows sound really boring to me. I really hope they come up with something more worthwhile.
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ryanwarsaw Avatar
64 months ago
It seems like Apple is trying to produce content that would play in the waiting room of purgatory, preferably muted.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lockhartt Avatar
64 months ago
I love JGL but wtf is that picture
That's JGL as Ward Cleaver, of course.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
C DM Avatar
64 months ago
I love JGL but wtf is that picture
That's JGL as Ward Cleaver, of course.
Kind of looks like something from one of those SNL stills that they use when exiting to or returning from a commercial.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
69Mustang Avatar
64 months ago
Show premise: Joseph Gordon Levitt and G. Gordon Liddy transmogrify in twin transporters teleporting television transmissions. The resulting character, originally named G. Joseph Gordon Levitt Liddy is an elementary school teacher grappling with the sudden loss of hair on his head and a massive mustache attached to his face. Character's name changed to Corman because G. Joseph Gordon Levitt Liddy wouldn't fit on the nameplate outside the classroom.

[crickets]

Well, you'd all be laughing if I had enough skill with Photoshop to remove Levitt's hair and put Liddy's bald head and mustache on Levitt's face. Dammit! Where's @AngerDanger when you need him.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
748s Avatar
64 months ago
All these AppleTV shows are sounding very bland and safe. Spielbergs time has passed, the original Amazing Stories was ordinary.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)