The new Apple’s streaming video service Apple TV+ is finally here. We’ve already explained why it is worth taking a look at and provided you with all the necessary information as for how to get it, how to subscribe, and how to pay for the service.
To produce its original content, Apple attracts the most talented filmmakers, directors, and stars. Even though Apple TV+ has been launched just recently, it already has a lot of exciting stuff to offer. Still, it’s important to figure out what shows and movies are available for now in order not to get lost in the sea of freshly produced originals and the ones that are yet to come. That is why we’ve compiled a complete list of all the Apple TV+ shows and movies that you can start enjoying right now or expect to see later on!
What’s Available for Now?
The Morning Show
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, and others.
“The Morning Show” is a drama series that explores the morning news world from the perspective of “the people who help America wake up in the morning”. The prominent topic of the show is the gender conflict between women and men or women and women in the workplace.
Cast: Jason Momoa, Alfre Woodard, Hera Hilmar, Sylvia Hoeks, Christian Camargo, and others.
“See” is a drama series that tells us about the events happening in a distant post-apocalyptic future where “a deadly virus decimated humankind”. Those who managed to survive became blind, and the twins who were born with the ability to see were a miracle. The tribe’s aim from that moment on became protecting those children from the queen.
Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jane Krakowski, Toby Huss, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov, and others.
“Dickinson” is a coming-of-age period comedy series set in the 19th century. Here Hailee Steinfeld plays young Emily Dickinson, who is about to break her time’s traditions and establish herself as one of the most notable American poets.
For All Mankind
Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Shantel Vansanten, Wrenn Schmidt, and others.
“For All Mankind” is a science fiction drama series that offers us to imagine what would have happened if the global space race had never ended. The show unveils the life dramas of NASA engineers, astronauts, and their families.
The Elephant Queen
“The Elephant Queen” is a documentary about an elephant matriarch called Athena who leads her herd across the African landscape. Narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, it’s a heartwarming story about family, coming home, and courage.
Cast: Stephanie D’Abruzzo, Martin Robinson, Tim Lagasse, Ingrid Hansen, Jennifer Barnhart.
“Helpsters” is an educational series for preschoolers from the creators of “Sesame Street”. Featuring Cody and his friendly gang, the show aims to show and explain children the importance of coding skills and teamwork that can help solve any problem.
Cast: Isaac Arellanes, Amadi Chapata, Justin Sanchez, Hannah Levinson.
“Ghostwriter” is another program for kids created with the purpose of getting children interested in literature. In fact, “Ghostwriter” is a reinvention of the Sesame Workshop’s 1992 series aired on PBS. According to the plot, a bunch of kids unite to find out why fictional characters are appearing in their town. As they realize later, these characters are unleashed by a ghost who is haunting the neighborhood bookstore.
Snoopy in Space
“Snoopy in Space” is an animation series for kids produced by the WildBrain Studios. The show features the Peanuts gang and Charlie Brown who makes an attempt to become a NASA astronaut and eventually takes command of the International Space Station to explore the Moon.
Oprah’s Book Club
“Oprah’s Book Club” is an actual book club where Oprah meets various authors and discusses their works, books, and the issues reflected in them. You will also be able to discover more books in Oprah’s Book Club in Apple Books, too.
What Will Be Available Later?
Cast: Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Rupert Grint, Nell Tiger Free.
“Servant” is a drama series created by M. Night Shyamalan. The story is about a couple from Philadelphia undergoing a personal tragedy that pulls them apart. Somehow, this tragedy opens the door of the supernatural portal.
Cast: Geraldine Viswanathan, Jack Kilmer, Gabriel Luna, Purbi Joshi, Azad Khan.
“Hala” is a 17-year-old Pakistani-American girl who struggles to balance being a teenage girl from suburbs with her Muslim cultural traditions. The film will show Hala when she “grapples with a secret that threatens to unravel her family”.
Truth Be Told
Cast: Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan.
“Truth Be Told” is a drama series based on the Kathleen Barber novel. This story is about a podcaster Poppy Parnell who is about to get back to the murder case that once made her famous. Here she faces a man whom she put behind bars, and she needs to decide whether this was a mistake or not.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult, Nia Long, Jessie Usher.
“The Banker” is an upcoming Apple TV+ movie set in the 1950s in Texas. It will be shown in movie theatres in December this year, and Apple will later put it on the Apple TV+ service. The film is based on a true story of two African-American businessmen Joe Morris and Bernard Garrett.
The list is not that full, though, as there is a lot of other original programs by Apple that the Cupertino company plans to distribute later. Among them, there are such TV series as “Little America,” “Little Voice,” “Amazing Stories,” and dozens of other different projects that are definitely worth keeping an eye on.