dystopia? Or maybe a more realistic future? The ‘Extrapolations’ series, which starts in March on Apple TV+, focuses on the impacts of climate change – which featured Meryl Streep, Kit Harington and Tobey Maguire on camera.
Some elements from the trailer of the new Apple series “Extrapolations” very clearly resemble science fiction, others, unfortunately, can also take place in our current reality – or at the latest in the near future. In it, the anthology series plays and focuses on the impacts of climate change, which are devastating to humanity. The series thus tackles a topical subject and anchors the very personal fate of a number of people in it…
…which are played by many top stars. Than Apple TV+ has assembled a truly amazing cast for “Extrapolations”, which also shows how eager half of Hollywood must have been to star in this series with a clear message.
One or more episodes will feature a number of Oscar winners, such as Meryl Streep, Marion Cotillard, and Forest Whitaker. Tobey Maguire, Gemma Chan and Kit Harington are represented from the Marvel Universe. Harington is of course also known for “Game Of Thrones”, and in addition to the Jon Snow actor, “GoT” star Indira Varma, who played Ellaria Sand, is also part of the Apple series. Other stars include Edward Norton, Sienna Miller, Diane Lane, Heather Graham and David Schwimmer – and the list doesn’t end there.
Miniseries by the author “Contagion”.
“Extrapolations” is written and directed by Scott Z. Burns, who already gave us an ugly vision of the future with his screenplay for the 2011 pandemic thriller “Contagion.” It’s not the first time Burns has addressed the issue of climate change in a movie. He also co-produced the documentary “An inconvenient truth“ on Al Gore’s global warming lecture tour, which won two Oscars in 2007 – one for Best Documentary and one for Best Song, “I Need To Wake Up” by Melissa Etheridge.
Extrapolations is an eight episode miniseries. It concerns eight intertwined stories in which people in their daily lives are affected in very different ways by the consequences of climate change. On March 17, 2023, Apple TV+ will bring the first three episodes of “extrapolationThere will be a new episode every Friday after that. The season finale is on April 21.
Here’s the trailer in the original English version: