Apple TV+ lights a torch underneath ‘Metropolis on Fireplace’ crime drama sequence

Apple TV+ lights a torch under ‘City on Fire’ crime drama series
Metropolis on Fireplace, a brand new drama sequence impressed by the acclaimed novel by Garth Danger Hallberg, will premiere solely on Apple TV+.
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The bestseller Metropolis on Fireplace might be tailored right into a sequence for Apple TV+. The story of a tangled homicide investigation might be written by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, who’ve labored on a number of profitable TV sequence collectively.

In Metropolis on Fireplace, an NYU pupil is shot in Central Park. Samantha Cicciaro is alone; there aren’t any witnesses and little or no bodily proof. Because the investigation goes on, she’s revealed to be the essential connection between a sequence of mysterious citywide fires, the downtown music scene, and a rich uptown actual property household fraying underneath the pressure of the numerous secrets and techniques they preserve.

Schwartz and Savage will write all 8 episodes within the first season and can function showrunners. The present is being produced by their firm, Pretend Empire. Schwartz created the Fox teen drama sequence The O.C., on which Savage was a author. Collectively they developed Gossip Lady for The CW.

It’s not identified when Metropolis on Fireplace will make its world debut on Apple TV+.

The ebook by Garth Danger Hallberg is extremely acclaimed, and earned glowing opinions from everybody from Stephen King to The New York Instances.

Metropolis on Fireplace joins different Apple TV+ crime dramas

It hasn’t escaped Apple’s consideration that crime dramas are a preferred style. Followers can watch Chris Evans in Defending Jacob or Reality Be Informed. And there’s Dwelling Earlier than Darkish. Plus, there are extra in manufacturing, like a detective drama from Robert Downey Jr.’s manufacturing firm.

Watching any of those sequence requires a $4.99 subscription to Apple’s streaming video service.

Supply: Apple

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