Apple Originals: Apple orders new comedy series about the poet Emily Dickinson

After Apple last few Drama- and Sci-fi series For his ambitious TV project had begun, is now again a comedy format on the program. Thus, the series “Dickinson” will soon show TV star Hailee Steinfeld as poet Emily Dickinson and hopefully bring the audience to laugh.

A comedic look at weird rhymes

As Variety reported, Apple’s latest original television series is a half-hour episode series about the life of the poet Emily Dickinson, which is to be played by Hailee Steinfeld. The series is described as a “comedic look in Dickinson’s world” examining the “constraints of society, gender and family from the perspective of a budding writer who does not fit into her own time”. It not only laughs, but also deals with social issues.

Emily Dickinson is considered a major American poet. Her poems were first published in 1890 after her death. She was known for short lines and weird rhymes. Much of her work focused on death and immortality and stylistically prevailed in the 20th century. A movie adaptation would certainly provide an interesting and entertaining view of her life and work.

Hailee Steinfeld as Emily Dickinson

Hailee Steinfeld will take on the title role of Emily Dickinson. Steinfeld is known for her roles in “True Grit”, “Pitch Perfect 2”, “Pitch Perfect 3”, “Ender’s Game” and especially for the movie “Edge of Seventeen”. The Emily Dickinson series marks Steinfeld’s first serious television role.

Alena Smith, who previously worked as a writer on The Affair and The Newsroom, will be the author and producer of the series. David Gordon Green, known for “Stronger”, “Red Oaks”, “Vice Principals” and “Pineapple Express” will direct.

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