Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s highly anticipated original anthology series, “Amazing Stories” will make its debut Friday, March 6 exclusively on Apple TV+. The premiere date and first look of the upcoming series were revealed today during the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.
A reimagining of the original anthology series, each episode of “Amazing Stories” will transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. Spielberg will executive produce the series, from Amblin Television and Universal Studios.
“‘Amazing Stories’ is a beloved show that has captured our imaginations, and we couldn’t be more excited to share its next thrilling iteration with a global audience of all ages on Apple TV+,” said Matt Cherniss, head of development for Apple TV+.
Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz (“Lost,” “Once”) have been tapped as showrunners. Directors for the first season include Chris Long (“The Americans,” “The Mentalist”), Mark Mylod (“Succession,” “Game of Thrones”), Michael Dinner (“Unbelievable,” “Sneaky Pete”), Susanna Fogel (“Utopia,” “Play By Play”) and Sylvain White (“Stomp The Yard,” “The Rookie”).
Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, co-Presidents of Amblin Television said: “Alongside our partners Universal TV and our showrunners Eddy and Adam, we’re honored to bring a new anthology of ‘Amazing Stories’ to audiences on Apple TV+, which serves as the perfect platform for us to deliver the emotionally engaging, wondrous tales that families can enjoy and experience together.”
The first image from the series provides a glimpse at ‘The Rift,’ one of five episodes that will debut on March 6. ‘The Rift’ is directed by Mark Mylod and stars Kerry Lynn Bishe, Whitney Coleman, Trisha Mashburn, Austin Stowell, Edward Burns and Juliana Canfield.
Talent from additional episodes includes Dylan O’Brien (“Maze Runner,” “Teen Wolf”),Victoria Pedretti (“You”), Josh Holloway (“Lost,” “Yellowstone”) Sasha Alexander (Rizzoli & Isles,” “Shameless”) and in his final role before passing away last October, Robert Forster.