Oscar-winner Tim Robbins has been tapped to star opposite Rebecca Ferguson in Apple’s upcoming drama “Wool,” based on Hugh Howey’s trilogy of dystopian novels, reports Deadline.
Ferguson will also serve as executive producer. “Wool” will be written by Emmy-nominated screenwriter Graham Yost (“Band of Brothers,” “Justified”) and directed by Academy Award nominee Morten Tyldum (“Defending Jacob,” “The Imitation Game”).
Here’s how the series is described: “Wool” is a set in a ruined and toxic future where a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Ferguson (pictured) will star as “Juliette,” an independent and hardworking engineer.
The series is executive produced by Ferguson, Yost and Tyldum, alongside author Hugh Howey. Remi Aubuchon, Nina Jack and Ingrid Escajeda will also serve as executive producers on the drama, produced by AMC Studios.
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