Apple’s upcoming original series Truth Be Told had its global premiere at The Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles, California on Monday.
Set to debut on Apple TV+ next month, the show stars Octavia Spencer in the role of Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who aims to reopen a murder case that she was involved in solving 18 years earlier that put Warren Cave behind bars:
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.
According to a press release from Apple, 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.
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.