SNL'S Kristen Wiig Set for Apple Comedy Series From Reese Witherspoon

Emmett Rice
January 18, 2018

The actress teaming up with Apple and Reese Witherspoon's production company Hello Sunshine, to create an untitled half-hour comedy series.

We are *so* ready, thanks to the revelation that Wiig will star in and executive produce a new comedy series for the small screen based on Curtis Sittenfeld's upcoming short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It. Sittenfeld is on board as a consulting producer. This also marks Apple's first half-hour scripted comedy order. She has focused on movies, including "Bridesmaids", "Ghostbusters", and the recent "Downsizing" opposite Matt Damon. The project marks Apple's third series with Witherspoon and joins the now untitled morning show drama in which she stars alongside Jennifer Aniston and Octavia Spencer entry Are You Sleeping.

With so much original content in the works, many are wondering if Apple is about to announce their own streaming platform.

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