'Bad Monkey' Series Starring Vince Vaughn Coming to Apple TV+

Apple has inked a deal for "Bad Monkey" an upcoming television series that's set to star Vince Vaughn, Apple announced today.

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The 10-episode drama is based on Carl Hiaasen's 2013 novel of the same name. It tells the story of Andrew Yancy, a South Florida detective who has been demoted to a restaurant inspector. After a tourist finds a severed arm while out fishing, Yancy is pulled innto a world of greed and corruption that decimates the environment in Florida and the Bahamas.

According to Apple, reviews of the book called it "a comedic marvel ... beautifully constructed," and "a rollicking misadventure in the colorful annals of greed and corruption in South Florida."

"Bad Monkey" comes from writer Bill Lawrence who also works as a writer and executive producer on "Ted Lasso."

Top Rated Comments

bbeagle Avatar
12 months ago
Is that a big enough picture of Vince Vaughn?
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eric_WVGG Avatar
12 months ago
Vince Vaughn is a hit-or-miss actor to put it generously, but Vaughn + Carl Hiaasen… that's a winner combination, this could be really good.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ar40 Avatar
12 months ago
Very awesome!! this looks great - the description takes everything I love and puts it into one package - it's like Bill wrote the show for me, lol!

Bill Lawrence is clearly enjoying his relationship with Apple and the tremendous success of Ted Lasso. I've always been a mega-fan of Lawrence's since Scrubs, so I'm really happy about Apple building this relationship.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
guerro Avatar
12 months ago
I guess Vince is off the black list?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LeadingHeat Avatar
12 months ago
Vince Vaughn is one of those actors that makes me full on belly laugh. I for one am very excited for this. Bring it on
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eric_WVGG Avatar
12 months ago

Is that a big enough picture of Vince Vaughn?
dude's 6'5", that's just accurate
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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