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Apple 2019 event live: New Apple TV service, Apple News and more

Apple is expected to unveil a huge slate of new and updated services at its March 25 event -- and maybe an iOS update, too.

  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:08:44 PM
    Octavia Spencer stars and produces Are You Sleeping? It revolves around people's obsession with true-crime podcast, and has a big cast including Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, Masters of Sex's Lizzy Caplan, veteran actress Elizabeth Perkins (her work ranges from playing Tom Hanks' love interest in Big to a recent turn on HBO's Sharp Objects) and Mekhi Phifer, an actor on ER for years
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:08:46 PM
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  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:09:13 PM
    Ron Howard is in this trailer -- I think it may be an unannounced project with him attached
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:09:23 PM
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    Reese Witherspoon has a few originals lined up with Apple -- the biggest is an unnamed show starring her and Jennifer Aniston, about a morning talk show a la The Today Show
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:09:59 PM
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:10:54 PM
    Sofia Coppola was also a talking head here -- she's making a film called On the Rocks starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:11:34 PM
    Ok, that video is now over
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:11:43 PM
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:11:54 PM
    Spielberg is here and he's getting a standing ovation
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:12:03 PM
    Steven Spielberg is now on stage. He's getting a standing ovation from the people in front of us (Apple employees and guests)
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:12:32 PM
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  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:12:45 PM
    Spielberg is talking about how the magazine "Amazing Stories" was his first exposure to science fiction
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:13:03 PM
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:14:06 PM
    Spielberg is talking about Amazing Stories, and gives the first glimpse of some of thees bottles episodes the anthology show will includes. A WWII pilot will be the focus of one, for example.
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:14:15 PM
    Spielberg is talking about "these disconnected" stories that give a single thematic experience
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:14:30 PM
    An anthology series where every episode is its own standalone installment, the original was a mix of fantasy, horror, and science fiction tales -- a bit of a 1980s version of what Black Mirror or even America Horror Story are today.
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:14:44 PM
    Now it's Jennifer Aniston (in leather pants) with Reese Witherspoon
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:14:54 PM
    "The Morning Show" is their show, the title is new
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:15:01 PM
    And now Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon to talk about their project, "The Morning Show."
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:15:16 PM
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    Witherspoon and Aniston are as the principal owners of the show, and the series has two other heavy-hitting Hollywood women with deep resumes attached. Kerry Ehrin, a Emmy-nominated producer for The Wonder Years and Friday Night lights, is the showrunner, part of what's known as an overall deal with Apple. And Mimi Leder -- who has been directing television and big-budget films for going on 30 years -- is directing and producing the series.
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:15:22 PM
    "It's a real insider's view into the people" who help Americans start each day, Witherspoon says
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:15:34 PM
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:15:57 PM
    Now Steve Carell is here. So far, besides the name of The Morning Show, we're not getting much new info about these programs
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:16:02 PM
    Steve Carrell is here also. "Crashing" Reese and Jen's presentation
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:16:21 PM
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  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:16:46 PM
    I kinda love this casting choice of Carell as an anchorman because of his history in...Anchorman
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:17:07 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:17:49 PM
    Every time the stage goes dark, the lights come back on with someone else
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:17:52 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:18:19 PM
    Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard are on stage now
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:18:38 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:19:23 PM
    Momoa had us close our eyes to feel what it's like to be blind
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:19:55 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:19:58 PM
    Their story is about a post apocalyptic world where everyone had lost their sight
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:20:19 PM
    So much time has passed, people wonder if sight ever really existed
  • Connie Guglielmo 3/25/2019 6:20:34 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:20:39 PM
    "'See' is a journey where we may discover something entirely new about ourselves," Woodard says
  • Shara Tibken 3/25/2019 6:21:10 PM
    And now it's Kumail Nanjiani on stage
  • joan.solsman 3/25/2019 6:21:19 PM
    Kumail Nanjiani is here, he and his wife are making Little America
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