'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.

vince vaughn bad monkey
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
11 weeks ago
Is that a big enough picture of Vince Vaughn?
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eric_WVGG Avatar
11 weeks 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
11 weeks 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
11 weeks ago
I guess Vince is off the black list?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LeadingHeat Avatar
11 weeks 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
11 weeks ago

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

Related Stories

jason segel shrinking apple tv plus

Jason Segel to Star in Apple TV+ Series 'Shrinking' From 'Ted Lasso' Creators

Wednesday October 13, 2021 11:53 am PDT by
Jason Segel is set to star in upcoming Apple TV+ series "Shrinking," Apple announced today. Segel is writing and executive producing the show alongside "Ted Lasso" co-creator Bill Lawrence and "Ted Lasso" star and writer Brett Goldstein, who plays Roy Kent on the series. The 10-episode comedy series will feature Segel playing a therapist who begins to break the rules and tells his clients...
apple swagger tv series

Apple TV+ News: 'Swagger' Debuts October 29, 'Yo Gabba Gabba' Revival, John Lithgow Joins 'Sharper'

Friday September 10, 2021 12:05 pm PDT by
The first season of basketball-focused TV show "Swagger" is set to premiere on Friday, October 29, Apple announced today. "Swagger" is a drama series inspired by Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant's childhood and his experience as a talented youth basketball player courted by recruiters.Inspired by Durant's experiences, "Swagger" explores the world of youth basketball, and the players,...
Apple TV Ray Light 2 Purple

Tim Robbins to Star in Upcoming Apple TV+ Dystopian Series 'Wool'

Wednesday August 18, 2021 2:07 pm PDT by
Tim Robbins is set to star in upcoming Apple TV+ dystopian drama series "Wool," reports Variety. Robbins will play the role of Bernard, who serves as head of IT for the Silo, and he will star alongside Rebecca Ferguson, who is set to play main character Juliette. "Wool" is based on the Hugh Howey novel of the same name. "Wool" is set in the distant future, where the post-apocalyptic earth...
lego star wars castaways

'LEGO Star Wars: Castaways' Coming to Apple Arcade on November 19

Tuesday October 19, 2021 9:56 am PDT by
Apple Arcade is set to gain another LEGO game, with LEGO Star Wars: Castaways set to launch on the gaming service on Friday, November 19. The game is available on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. LEGO Star Wars: Castaways features a storyline where players crash land on a mysterious planet in the middle of a maelstrom. The planet is not abandoned, and gamers can meet both LEGO NPCs and other ...
the changeling tv show lakeith

Drama Series 'The Changeling' Coming to Apple TV+

Wednesday August 25, 2021 9:24 am PDT by
Apple today announced that it has picked up a new drama series called "The Changeling," which is based on the best-selling Victor LaValle book of the same name. LaKeith Stanfield, known for "Atlanta" and "Judas and the Black Messiah," is set to star in the show. "The Changeling" is described as a "fairytale for grown-ups" that's part horror story, part parenthood fable, and a "perilous...
Mac App Store General Feature

Apple and Google Given Mid-October Deadline in South Korea for Filing Plans to Allow Outside Payment Systems in Apps

Wednesday September 29, 2021 7:18 am PDT by
Apple and Google have been asked to provide compliance plans for a newly amended law in South Korea that bars both tech giants from forcing developers to using their in-app purchase payment system for their respective app distribution platforms, Reuters reports. In August, South Korea passed an amendment to an existing law that bans Apple and Google from mandating developers to use their own ...
chris evans scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans to Star in Apple TV+ Movie 'Ghosted'

Monday August 30, 2021 4:11 am PDT by
Apple TV+ has another high-profile movie project in the works, reports Deadline. Titled "Ghosted," the upcoming romantic action adventure will star Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. The movie will be directed by Dexter Fletcher (director of "Rocketman") and produced by Skydance studios, with a script by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, the writers of the Deadpool films and "Zombieland," and...
maxresdefault

Apple TV+ Shares Trailer for 'The Shrink Next Door' Comedy Series Starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd

Thursday June 17, 2021 8:25 am PDT by
Apple today shared a teaser trailer for "The Shrink Next Door," an eight-episode limited comedy series starring and executive produced by Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. The first three episodes of the series will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on November 12, and the remaining episodes will be released weekly every Friday, according to Apple's announcement. Based on the podcast of the same name ...
billy crudup

Billy Crudup to Star in Apple TV+ Retro-Future Dramedy 'Hello Tomorrow!'

Thursday May 6, 2021 9:21 am PDT by
Billy Crudup, who currently plays Cory Ellison on "The Morning Show," is set to star in another Apple TV+ series called "Hello Tomorrow," Apple announced today. Described as a "retro-future dramedy," the show features a group of traveling salesmen who are hawking lunar timeshares. Crudup will play the starring role of Jack, a talented, ambitious salesman "whose unshakeable faith in a...
General App Store South Korea Feature Feature

South Korea Passes Bill Banning Apple From Requiring Developers to Use App Store In-App Purchase System

Tuesday August 31, 2021 3:12 am PDT by
South Korea today passed a bill that bans Apple and Google from requiring developers to use their own respective in-app purchasing systems, allowing developers to charge users using third-party payment methods, The Wall Street Journal reports. The bill was originally supposed to be voted on yesterday, however, more urgent matters presented to South Korea's National Assembly meant the bill...