Oscar-winning actor Tim Robbins has joined Rebecca Ferguson in an upcoming Apple TV+ drama series “Wool”. The versatile Robbins is an actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and a musician. His popular roles include Andy Dufresne from the movie The Shawshank Redemption, and for his work in the movies The Player, Short Cuts, and Mystic River, he won an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards.
Based on Hugh Howey’s novels, the new drama series ‘Wool’ on Apple TV+ will show the grim world of the future
Written by Graham Yost, the new series is based on Hugh Howey’s trilogy of dystopian novels. It is directed by Morten Tyldum and produced by AMC Studios. In addition, Ferguson, Yost and Tyldum, and Howey are its executive producers. According to Variety, Robbins will play Bernard, the IT head in an underground community.
Wool is a set in a ruined and toxic future where a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them.
Robbins will star as Bernard, the head of IT for the Silo. He joins Ferguson’s Juliette, who is an an independent and hardworking engineer.
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