Apple tab to Hailee Steinfeld for a comedy about Emily Dickinson


Apple continues with its ambitious strategy of disembark in the business of television. For the momentalready has several large-scale projects for which features stars such as Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Damien Chazelle, Steven Spielberg, Octavia Spencer and Kristin Wiig. And all these is added the poet Emily Dickinson. The famous multinational company from Cupertino is currently finalizing the production of a new telecomedia on the american writer, starring actress Hailee Steinfeld, as reported by the specialist magazine Variety. Under the title ‘Dickinson’, this series of humor, you will explore the society the the NINETEENTH century from the perspective of the famous writer.

Written by Alena Smith (‘The Affair‘, ‘The Bad Guys‘) and directed by David Gordon Green (‘George Washington‘, ‘Joe‘), the format of the series will be a ‘sitcom‘(‘situation comedy’), with chapters 30 minutes.

Career on the rise

Nominated for the Oscar for best supporting actress for her work in ‘True Grit‘(2010) and the Golden globe the best female performer of comedy or musical for ‘The Edge of Seventeen‘(2016), Hailee Steinfeld is one of the young talents on the rise in Hollywood, and has also participated in the second and the third installment of the saga ‘Pitch Perfect‘.

Steinfeld, who in a parallel way the film has developed a musical career debut at the end of this year the tape ‘Bumblebee‘, a ‘spin-off’ of the successful saga of action ‘Transformers‘that will lead Travis Knight (‘Kubo and the Two Strings‘).