The Savant, the new Apple TV+ series, will star and be produced by Jessica Chastain. The winner of several Oscars promises to surprise.
Apple TV+ announced Monday “The Savant,” a new eight-episode limited series starring Oscar, SAG, Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award winner, Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “The Good Nurse,” “George & Tammy,” “Broadway’s A Doll’s House”) in the title role. In addition to starring, Chastain will executive produce through Freckle Films, and FIFTH SEASON (“Severance,” “Chief of War,” “Lady in the Lake”) and Anonymous Content studios (the upcoming “Time Bandits,” “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” and “Dickinson”).
Inspired by a true story published by cosmopolitan, plot and character details are being kept under wraps for “The Savant,” which will be written and directed by Emmy Award nominee Melissa James Gibson (“Anatomy of a Scandal,” “House of Cards,” “The Americans”), whose overall contract is based with the production company FIFTH SEASON. The nominee for Academy AwardSix-time Emmy Award winner and two-time DGA winner Matthew Heineman (“A Private War,” “Retrograde,” “Cartel Land”) will direct and executive produce.
So far not much is known about the plot. However, the team and executives behind the product estimate it to be a mix between drama and thriller.
Behind The Savant
From FIFTH SEASON and Anonymous Content, “The Savant” will be executive produced by Chastain, Gibson and Heineman. Kelly Carmichael executive produces with Chastain for Freckle Films. Jessica Giles, Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief, will executive produce and Brian Madden, Hearst Magazines’ senior vice president of development, will produce. Andrea Stanley, writer of the original Cosmopolitan article, will serve as a consultant.
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