Oscar award-winning actress, Octavia Spencer is set to star a brand new thriller drama series “Are You Sleeping” from tech company, Apple.
The drama is based on Kathleen Barber’s true crime novel and it offers a glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts and it challenges viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is put on a public stage
Nichelle Tramble Spellman, created the project and will also pen the script. Reese Witherspoon alongside her Hello Sunshine partner Lauren Neustadter will exec produce the series.
Are You Sleeping is the first development project to land at Apple, which previously commissioned three straight-to-series orders.
An official date for the release is yet to be announced. Octavia Spencer is also set to appear in the upcoming film, “A Kid Like Jake” starring alongside Claire Danes.
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