HBO has a vast bottom line to pump millions into Game of Thrones, but even they have limits. Company heads admit that pricey purchases like a Game of Thrones spinoff or even Big Little Lies Season 2 have burned serious holes in their pockets.
Boy, that Apple wasn’t kidding about their entry into the TV business. Atop high-profile projects from Reese Witherspoon and Steven Spielberg, the tech giant has now booked SNL alum Kristen Wiig for a new ten-episode comedy with Witherspoon producing.
You’d be hard-pressed to top the one-off, wine-soaked perfection of Big Little Lies, but HBO can’t help flying a little closer to that Monterey sun. A new report suggest Season 2 is officially a go, with production earmarked for 2018.
Yes, there is already another streaming series outlet to subscribe to. Having long-attempted to get its TV platform of the ground, Apple has officially given a hefty series order to a new drama about morning shows, featuring none other than Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.