Apple renews Dear… for Season 2
James R | On 20, Mar 2021
Apple TV+ has renewed its documentary series Dear… or a second season.
Executive produced by Emmy Award and Peabody Award winner RJ Cutler, the show takes an inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work.
Cutler, who just helmed the Apple TV+ original documentary Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry, will reteam with the streaming service for 10 new episodes, each one spotlighting and profiling internationally recognised leaders, including Academy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and producer Viola Davis, multi-platinum recording artist, actress and producer Selena Gomez, two-time Academy Award-winning actor, producer, New York Times best-selling author and activist Jane Fonda, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor and singer Billy Porter, former Vogue creative director and journalist Andre Leon Talley, Golden Globe and SAG Award winner and Emmy Award-nominated actress Sandra Oh, renowned waterman Laird Hamilton, and the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Season 1 featured Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.
Season 2 will debut globally on Apple TV+ later this year.
Dear… Oprah Winfrey, Spike Lee to feature in Apple TV+ docuseries
23rd January 2020
Oprah Winfrey and Spike Lee are among the stars to feature in Dear…, Apple TV+’s new documentary series.
The 10-episode show, executive produced by Emmy Award and Peabody Award winner R.J. Cutler, is inspired by Apple’s “Dear Apple” spots Dear… takes an inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work.
Other internationally recognised leaders to be profiled The include Gloria Steinem, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.
Dear… is executive produced by Cutler alongside Todd Lubin, Jay Peterson, Jane Cha and Lyle Gamm. Matador Content produces the series for Apple.
The new series will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on 5th June 2020.