Apple TV+ acquires a “sci-fi courtroom drama” a couple of murderous robotic doll

Astronauts stand in a row on the lunar surface.

Enlarge / A shot from For All Mankind‘s second season. (credit score: Apple+)

Extra science fiction is headed to Apple TV+, in line with a brand new video and report. Apple has revealed a “first look featurette” video and associated augmented actuality app for its alternate-history space-program drama For All Mankind‘s second season, and the report claims {that a} drama a couple of robotic accused of homicide will quickly start manufacturing.

The latter shall be a characteristic movie known as Dolly and relies on a brief story written by Elizabeth Bear. In keeping with Deadline, Apple acquired the movie “following a aggressive bidding battle” involving 4 bidders, together with a number of studios and one other streaming firm.

The movie is described as a science fiction tackle a courtroom drama, with the premise {that a} robotic doll murders its proprietor however “shocks the world by claiming she shouldn’t be responsible and asking for a lawyer.”

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Lunar battle brews and NASA will get militarized in For All Mankind S2 trailer

The area race in an alternate timeline continues within the second season of For All Mankind, returning to Apple TV+ in February.

Apple TV+ has dropped the trailer for the second season of For All Mankind, its science fiction drama about an alternate historical past the place the area race by no means ended. The collection was the linchpin of the Apple TV+ launch in 2019, and proved in style sufficient with viewers to warrant a second season.

(Some spoilers for the primary season under.)

Sequence creator Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) has made a degree of making an attempt to maintain the present fairly near actuality, regardless of the science fiction idea, typically consulting the unique NASA plans for steerage, and incorporating archival footage all through the season. Moore stated the next throughout a 2019 panel Q&A after an IMAX screening of the primary two S1 episodes on the Nationwide Air and House Museum in Washington, DC:

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