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Will cost just $4.99, launches on November 1st

11 September 2019

It's unclear at this point what shows will be ready to go for the November 1st launch, but Tim Cook was careful with his wording, saying only that "the first shows" would launch on that date, and leaving us to guess what exactly that means.

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See, whose epic trailer we're convinced is Apple's answer to the gaping Game of Thrones void left by HBO, was written and created by Peaky Blinders's Steven Knight and directed by Red Sparrow's and The Hunger Games's Francis Lawrence. However, when he fathers twins who have the gift of vision, he must fight to protect them from a queen who wants to destroy them under the belief that's how best to protect herself and the few humans who remain.

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My sun and stars: Jason Momoa's new TV show for Apple TV+ looks awesome (and also gives us serious Game of Thrones vibes). When two of his children are born with the ability to see, Momoa will risk everything to keep them alive and out of reach from the people who view them as a threat. While its plot elements recall Bird Box and Waterworld, the visual look of the show reminds me more of films like The Revenant and War for the Planet of the Apes (which makes sense, since this hails from one of the producers of that Apes trilogy, Peter Chernin). Alfre Woodard also stars as Paris, Baba Voss' spiritual leader. Those who survived emerged blind.

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See premieres on Apple TV+ when the streaming service itself launches: Friday 1 November.

Will cost just $4.99, launches on November 1st