Apple Reveals ‘Amazing Stories’ Premiere Date and First Look, Series Already Renewed for Season 2 [TCA 2020]

/Film | 1/19/2020 | Ethan Anderton
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Apple TV+ presented panels on the last day of the Television Critics Association winter press tour. The streamer finally announced premiere date for the long-awaited reboot of Steven Spielberg’s anthology series Amazing Stories. The revival of the series has been one of the cornerstones of Apple’s originals slate, but this is the first word we’ve gotten on when the show will arrive, and it also came with an Amazing Stories first look photo.

Amazing Stories will premiere Friday, March 6 with the first five episodes, including “The Rift” for which Apple released a new image, which you can see below. Mark Mylod directs “The Rift” starring Kerry Bishe, Whitney Coleman, Trisha Mashburn, Austin Stowell, Ed Burns and Juliana Canfield.

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We see Bishe standing with a young boy, likely her character’s son, standing in a field full of men in white suits and visors. They’re all looking up at the sky, giving us Spielberg vibes akin to E.T. The Extra Terrestrial and Close Encounters of the Third Kid. Unfortunately, Apple did not provide a synopsis of the episode, so we’re left wondering what they’re gazing at.

Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories lasted two seasons from 1985-1987 and had memorable episodes like Santa Claus getting arrested and a teenager getting magnetized by a meteor. Each episode was a standalone half-hour story, like Twilight Zone, but the twists...
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