Apple TV+ today revealed the trailer for the highly anticipated, star-studded drama “Extrapolations,” from writer, director and executive producer Scott Z. Burns (“Contagion,” “An Inconvenient Truth,” “The Report”).
Told over a season of eight interconnected episodes and produced by Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res, “Extrapolations” will make its global premiere on Apple TV+ with the first three episodes on Friday, 17 March, followed by one new episode every Friday through 21 April.
“Extrapolations” is a bracing limited series that introduces a near future where the chaotic effects of climate change have become embedded into our everyday lives. Eight interwoven stories about love, work, faith and family from across the globe will explore the intimate, life-altering choices that must be made when the planet is changing faster than the population. Every story is different, but the fight for our future is universal. Are we brave enough to become the solution to our own undoing before it’s too late?
The series stars (in order of appearance) Yara Shahidi, Kit Harington, Daveed Diggs, Matthew Rhys, Heather Graham, Sienna Miller, Tahar Rahim, Meryl Streep, David Schwimmer, Neska Rose, Judd Hirsch, Cherry Jones, Edward Norton, Michael Gandolfini, Indira Varma, Diane Lane, Adarsh Gourav, Gaz Choudhry, Keri Russell, Gemma Chan, Marion Cotillard, Forest Whitaker, Hari Nef, Eiza González, Tobey Maguire, Ben Harper, Murray Bartlett and MaameYaa Boafo.
“Extrapolations” is executive produced by Burns, Ellenberg, Gregory Jacobs, Dorothy Fortenberry and Media Res’ Lindsey Springer. The series marks another partnership for Apple TV+ and Media Res, joining Emmy, SAG and Critics Choice Award-winner “Morning Wars,” and AFI Award-winning series “Pachinko.”
The series will premiere alongside highly anticipated Apple Originals also set to make their global debut soon on Apple TV+, including “Hello Tomorrow!,” “Liaison,” “The Big Door Prize,” “Schmigadoon!” season two, “Liaison,” “The Reluctant Traveller with Eugene Levy,” “The Last Thing He Told Me,” “The Afterparty” season two, “City on Fire,” “Swagger” season two, “Ted Lasso” season three and more.
Extrapolations – 17 March, 2023 on Apple TV+
Media Release – Apple TV+