NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple TV will premiere its first show, at The TELEVISION Festival on Saturday, flaunting the failure of the ice, opulent costumes, and a star-studded cast in “Dickinson”), a series that shines a contemporary light on the life of an iconic American poet.
Actors Jason Momoa (L) and the Exploration Woodard to speak at a special Apple event Steve Jobs took a Theatre in san francisco, California, united states, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Emily Dickinson, the famous American poet, is played by Hailee Steinfeld, as the pop star, whose breakout and the vocal performances in Pitch Perfect 2, and the first single, “Love Me,” made her a teen idol, a casting decision that Apple is likely betting on a tie is a young and loyal fans to the streaming service.
Steinfeld’s Dickinson, is a firebrand who wrote poetry furiously into the night, and flirts with the Death of a character played by rapper Wiz Khalifa, all the while feeling confined by the expectations that she faces as a woman in the 1850’s in New England.
In the first episode, Dickinson resisted her mother’s attempts to marry off, and is devastated when her father berates her for the purpose of submitting a poem to be published in a literary magazine.
“I think the pressure is that of Emily Dickinson is a case in point, feel, or act, or do certain things, and I do think that women still have the feeling that today’s the day,” Steinfeld said, after a screening of the first episode.
Steinfeld will also be surprised the The general public, with the announcement that she will release her new single, “Afterlife,” on Sept. 19, and the number in the show.
“Dickinson,” which also stars Jane Krakowski of NBC’s “30 Rock,” joins seven other original shows on Apple TV, will launch on Nov. 1), including a “Morning Show” with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, and “to See”, a sci-fi drama, with Jason Momoa.
“Dickinson” the members of the cast said they were grateful to Apple, and seemed to spare no expense on the period costumes and sets.
Apple changed the music, mobile and personal computer industries, is planning to make up to $2 billion on original programming for the a new streaming service for this year.
“They have clearly put a lot of money, and friendly with the look of the show, and I think that it is amazing on the screen,” Krakowski, who plays the role of Dickinson’s mother, said after The screening.
In order to compete with Walt Disney Co. (DIS.(N) Disney+ and Netflix (NFLX.(O) in a battle for streaming-TV customers, Apple does one year of free TV service for the customers who are buying the majority of Apple’s devices. The Apple TV is available in more than 100 markets, with the launch of.
Report by Gabriella Borter; Edit with the ipad, Himani