Apple TV+ joins the star-studded solid of its drama the brand new look.
John Malkovich, Emily Mortimer and Claes Bang have joined the sequence, which chronicles the style world of Paris on the finish of World Struggle II and the rise of designer Christian Dior. Ben Mendelsohn performs Dior; the solid additionally consists of Juliette Binoche and Maisie Williams.
Produced by Apple Studios, the brand new look comes from writer-director Todd A. Kessler (Harm, Lineage). It’s set in opposition to the backdrop of Nazi-occupied France in the direction of the tip of World Struggle II and, in response to the present’s tagline, will inform the story of when “Coco Chanel’s reign because the world’s most well-known designer ends and Christian Dior rises up serving to to convey spirit and life again to the world along with his iconic and revolutionary imprint of magnificence and affect that may outline generations to come back.”
The sequence will probably be filmed solely in Paris and also will characteristic Chanel and Dior contemporaries and rivals, together with Balmain, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Pierre Cardin and Yves Saint Laurent.
Binoche will play Chanel, and Williams will play Catherine Dior, Christian’s youthful sister.
Malkovich (The brand new Pope, billions) will play Lucien Lelong, president of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. His influential style home employed Dior and Balmain throughout the occupation. Mortimer (Seeking love, the return of Mary Poppins) will play Eva Colozzi, Coco Chanel’s good friend, confidant and elegance inspiration. Pop (The Affair, The Outlaws) will play Hans Von Dincklage, aka “Spatz”, a Nazi operative based mostly in Paris.
the brand new look is the primary challenge in a just lately fashioned manufacturing partnership between Kessler, who writes, directs and govt produces, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura. Mark A. Baker additionally produces.
Malkovich is represented by WME; Mortimer of UTA, Lighthouse Administration & Media and Tavistock Wooden; and Bang of UTA and Sharkey & Co. Ltd. within the UK