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Apple TV+ comedy Dickinson to debut sophomore season January 2021, third season greenlit

The second season of the Apple Original Peabody Award-winning period comedy Dickinson will debut on the streaming service January 8 2021. The show has also won an early third season renewal.

The first three episodes of the ten-episode season, about the life of a young American poet ahead of her time will drop together, with a new episode landing weekly thereafter.

Created, written and executive produced by Alena Smith and starring Academy Award and Golden Globe Award-nominee Hailee Steinfeld, who executive produces, Dickinson season two follows Emily Dickinson (Steinfeld) as she is pulled out of her private literary life and thrust into the public eye, while struggling with the sense that the pursuit of fame might be a dangerous game for her to play.  

The first three episodes of the ten-episode season about the life of a young American poet ahead of her time will premiere globally January 2021…

Before Season 2 debuts a third series already greenlit

This new season reunites Steinfeld with returning ensemble cast members Jane Krakowski, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, Toby Huss and Adrian Blake Enscoe, as well as world renowned rapper, singer, and songwriter, Wiz Khalifa, who returns in the role of ‘Death.’ Season two also introduces new guest stars including Nick Kroll as ‘Edgar Allan Poe,’ Timothy Simons as ‘Frederick Law Olmsted,’ Ayo Edebiri as ‘Hattie,’ Will Pullen as ‘Nobody,’ as well as recurring guest stars including Finn Jones as ‘Sam Bowles’ and Pico Alexander as  Henry ‘Ship’ Shipley.

Dickinson is executive produced by Alena Smith; Michael Sugar and Ashley Zalta. Alena Smith also serves as writer and showrunner. The series earned a Peabody Award and GLAAD Media Award nomination following its inaugural season.

Disney to offer low cost ad-supported Disney+ subscription service

Disney is introducing a lower cost subscription package for Disney+, its fast growing streaming TV service. The new offering will be supported with ads, and will provide an alternative to the current annual ad-free proposition. The ad-supported Disney+ service will launch in the US, late 2022, and roll out internationally in 2023. The move couldContinue Reading

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