The series Little Voice is coming to Apple TV+ from the minds of Jessie Nelson (Curb Your Enthusiasm), J.J. Abrams (Super 8), and musician Sara Bareilles (Waitress), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The streaming service will add to its original catalog of series such as The Morning Show with this new drama show from the director-musician duo. This upcoming drama will follow lead character talented singer Bess King as she attempts to locate a path to achieve her life-long dreams amidst navigating external issues from family, love interests, and life in New York City. This project will act as the second collaboration between Nelson and Bareilles on the musical Waitress which was nominated for four Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score in 2016.
King will be portrayed by Brittany O’Grady (Star) as the series cast also includes the likes of Colton Ryan (Homeland), Chuck Cooper (The Life), Johnson Richardson (Chicago P.D.), Kevin Valdez (The Alliance), Shalini Bathina (The Butter Knife), and Sean Teale (The Gifted). The series will be executive produced by Nelson and Barellies in addition to Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions.
The romantic drama Little Voice adds to the extensive list of newcomer original programs on Apple TV+ and is set to premiere on the platform on July 10. Currently, the show will release its episodes on a weekly schedule instead of the popular full season release methods for streaming services. The trailer for the series has yet to be released to the public.