Apple’s upcoming “Truth Be Told” original series had its global premiere at The Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles, California on Monday. The first three episodes of the new series will debut on the Apple TV+ streaming service on December 6. Additional episodes will debut each following Friday.
The limited drama series follows podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) as she is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face-to-face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Based on the novel by Kathleen Barber, “Truth Be Told” provides a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true crime podcasts and challenges its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.
The Apple Original stars Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer, Emmy Award Winner Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood and Emmy Award Winner Ron Cephas Jones.
“Truth Be Told” is executive produced by Reese Witherspoon, who also executive produces and stars in the Apple TV+ series “The Morning Show.” The drama was created by showrunner is Nichelle Tramble, previously known for her work on “The Good Wife.”
“Truth Be Told” is the first of Apple’s second round of programming for Apple TV+, which launched on November 1 with “Dickinson,” “See,” “The Morning Show,” and “For All Mankind.”
The Apple TV+ service is $4.99 per month, and offers a 7-day free trial. Buyers of new Apple devices receive a free one-year subscription.