Apple Picks Up Sci-Fi Project From Andy Samberg and Ben Stiller

Apple has scored the rights to an upcoming sci-fi comedy drama from Ben Stiller, Noah Hawley, and "Palm Springs" team Andy Samberg and Andy Siara, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Apple apparently won a bid for the show over the weekend, which is based on an original idea from "BoJack Horseman" creator and author Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The project is untitled as of yet.

Andy Samberg will produce and star in the series, while Stiller and Bob-Waksberg will serve as producers on the show. Andy Siara will write the script and will also serve as an executive producer. The show received interest thanks to "Palm Springs," a 2020 Hulu movie starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milloti.

In other Apple TV+ news, Geoffrey Arend has joined the cast of "Physical," an upcoming comedy drama starring Rose Byrne. "Physical" is set in a 1980s Southern California beach community and will follow a woman struggling in her role as a tortured housewife who finds a path to power through the world of aerobics.

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SFjohn Avatar
10 months ago
Apple is allegedly making a series of the book “Foundation”. I’ve been looking forward to that. Right now there is nothing I want to watch on Apple TV+ so far...
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thekev Avatar
10 months ago
Night at the Intergalactic Museum?
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cbaca51 Avatar
10 months ago
Palm Springs was fantastic so I def have complete fair in this!
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ErikGrim Avatar
10 months ago
Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Andy Samberg and Ben Stiller? Sci-fi comedy drama? Sign me up!
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SirAnthonyHopkins Avatar
10 months ago

I found nothing yet on TV+ I would want to watch except A Charlie Brown Christmas, the channel is just not for me. I hope this series will change that because I love SF.

Apple just doesn't get it, imagine an all-ages music service. Just stupid.
Have you watched See? There's some proper violence in that. This idea that Apple TV content is expressly "all ages" seems pretty nonsense to me judging by what I've watched on there.
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LeadingHeat Avatar
10 months ago
I will absolutely be watching this series. Andy is brilliant in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Stiller is great in everything he does. Can’t wait!
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