8:45 am EST, November 9, 2017

Apple buys Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon drama series

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are set to star in a newsroom drama distributed by Apple.

Apple is getting into the streaming game, landing the rights to the untitled drama series giving “an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women (and men) who carry out this daily televised ritual.”

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The series stars Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston; this will be Aniston’s first TV project since Friends wrapped 10 years ago.

Jay Carson (House of Cards) will serve as showrunner. He, Aniston and Witherspoon are all executive producers on the project, with CNN’s Brian Stelter serving as consultant.

As reported by The Wrap, Apple plans to spend $1 billion on original content in 2018, and has also picked p the Steven Spielberg anthology series Amazing Stories from Bryan Fuller.

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