Breaking Bad creator is making a brand new present for Apple TV+ with Rhea Seehorn
Apple TV+’s authentic programming has acquired a significant increase with the corporate touchdown a cope with “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” creator Vince Gilligan. Apple signed a two-season deal for his new venture — dubbed as a grounded drama —that can be unrelated to 2 hit collection.
Deadline, which first reported the event, famous that “Better Call Saul” star and Emmy nominee Rhea Seehorn will play a lead within the upcoming collection. The report additionally stated that Gilligan can be a showrunner and an govt producer for the brand new venture that might see per episode funds cross the $13 million to $15 million mark.
While Gilligan would need one other hit collection to indicate off for his resume, Apple could be on the lookout for extra high-profile exhibits to fill within the void of outgoing comedy collection Ted Lasso. Jason Sudeikis, who’s the lead and an govt producer on the present, is at the moment making the third and remaining season of the soccer-centered saga. The collection has been a flagbearer for Apple TV+ with multiple Emmy wins and now a cope with Electronic Arts to characteristic Richmond AFC — the group that seems within the collection — within the upcoming EA Sports FIFA 23.
Apple TV+ scored 9 Emmy wins this yr, which is on par with its opponents like Hulu, Disney+, and Amazon Prime with 10, 8, and seven wins respectively. Notably, Ted Lasso gained all 4 Primetime Emmy for Apple TV+.
The firm is trying to diversify its streaming portfolio with a number of offers this yr. In August, it stated to have signed an settlement with Futuro Studio to show authentic podcasts into TV exhibits. It’s additionally closely investing in dwell sports activities streaming with offers together with Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer.