'Masters of the Air' from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks lands at Apple

The global drama is the primary collection greenlit through the streaming community through which Apple serves because the studio.

“Masters of the Air” is in accordance with the e-book of the similar identify through Donald L. Miller, which chronicles the historical past of the American 8th Air Pressure in International Struggle II. The supply subject material tells the real tale of the American bomber boys in International Struggle II “who introduced the conflict to Hitler’s doorstep,” in step with an outline of the e-book.

'Band of Brothers' was a casting feat for the ages'Band of Brothers' was a casting feat for the ages

Spielberg and Hanks in the past produced the miniseries “Band of Brothers” (2001) and “The Pacific” (2010) for HBO.

Each tasks garnered a lot essential acclaim — and a variety of Emmy awards — for the cable community, who handed at the undertaking previous this 12 months. “Masters of the Air,” noticed because the 3rd a part of a trilogy, have been advanced for HBO.

“After cautious attention, HBO determined to not transfer ahead with ‘Masters of the Air.’ We stay up for our subsequent collaboration with Playtone and Amblin,” HBO mentioned in a commentary to CNN. (HBO, like CNN, is owned through WarnerMedia.)

Spielberg, Hanks and Goetzman will function govt manufacturers. Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Graham Yost (“Band of Brothers,” “Justified”) will co-executive produce along Amblin Tv’s Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey and Steven Shareshian of Playtone.

“Band of Brothers” creator John Orloff is writing the collection and can function a co-executive manufacturer.

“Masters of the Air” will move on Apple TV+, the provider that may also be house to Spielberg’s “Superb Tales.”

Apple TV+ launches November 1 and lately has the smallest price ticket of the entire different primary streaming services and products at $four.99 per thirty days.

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