Apple TV+ has acquired a new drama series “The New Look” depicting the rise of renowned fashion designer Christian Dior. Starring Emmy Award winner Ben Mendelsohn and Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche, the new series is set in post World War II era to showcase the power struggle between two fashion designers in Paris, the reigning Coco Chanel, and the emerging Christian Dior.
Recently, Apple Studios has also announced a series order “Omnivore” docuseries by renowned filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga and chef René Redzepi; “Mrs. American Pie,” a comedy series by Abe Sylvia and directed by Tate Taylor; and a dark comedy series “Sunny” starring Emmy Award nominee Rashida Jones.
Watch the power struggle between Christian Dior and Coco Chanel in “The New Look” series on Apple TV+
The new thriller drama series is inspired by true events to depict the meteoric rise of fashion designer Christian Dior as he makes a mark in the fashion world dominated by the grande dame Coco Chanel by introducing his groundbreaking, iconic imprint of beauty and influence that transcend beyond his time, defining generations to come.
Filmed exclusively in Paris, “The New Look” is a live-action, World War II-era thriller that centers on the pivotal moment in the twentieth century when Paris led the world back to life through its fashion icon, Christian Dior (played by Mendelsohn), whose creations dominated world fashion in the decade following World War II. The interwoven saga will include the surprising stories of Dior’s contemporaries and rivals: the grand dame Coco Chanel (played by Binoche), Balmain, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Pierre Cardin, Yves Saint Laurent and more. – Apple
The upcoming “The New Look” series will be written, directed and executive produced by Todd A. Kessler, Ben Mendelsohn, and Juliette Binoche and produced by Apple Studios.
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