Apple has released the first trailer for “Little America”, the anthology series created by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. The company also signed an agreement with actress and writer Sharon Horgan.
The launch of Little America is scheduled for Friday, January 17, 2020, with eight half-hour episodes. The latter focus on different stories which have the protagonists as a point of union, all migrating to the United States.
Nanjiani and Gordon are known for "The Big Sick," and each story in the series they created is based on an actual story from Epic Magazine. Lee Eisenberg, who also includes The Office among his works, writes and produces the series with Nanjiani and Gordon. Alan Master co-creator Alan Yang is the executive producer.
The cast of the various episodes will be composed, among others, of Jearnest Corchado, John Ortiz, Angela Lin, Kai To, Sophia Xu, Shaun Toub, Shila Vosough Ommi, Eshan Inamdar, Priyanka Bose and Conphidance. Apple has already renewed the series for a second season. The series will then tell funny stories, other romantic and exciting ones, others even sadder, but all dedicated to immigrants to America. Nanjiani and Gordon will be the executive producers, with Alan Yang, co-creator of “Master of None”, and Eisenberg.
In addition, Apple has signed an exclusive agreement with Sharon Horgan, a writer and actress known for “Divorce” and “Catastrophe”, for a new series that we will see on Apple TV +. The multi-year agreement covers all future projects written by Horgan, who recently signed an agreement with Amazon.
Horgan has always dealt with very sensitive issues. For example, "Divorce", played by Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church, told the story of a middle-aged couple getting divorced.