Apple is likely betting on its casting decision to draw fans to the streaming service. Youtube video grab
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Apple TV+ premiered its first show at the Tribeca TV Festival Saturday, flaunting feminist snark, lavish period costumes and a star-studded cast in "Dickinson," a series that sheds a modern light on the life of an iconic American poet. Emily Dickinson, the prolific U.S. poet, is played by Hailee Steinfeld, the pop star whose breakout vocal performance in "Pitch Perfect 2" and debut single "Love Myself" made her a teen idol -- a casting decision that Apple is likely betting on to draw young, loyal fans to the streaming service."Dickinson" cast members said they were grateful Apple seemed to spare no expense on period costumes and sets.
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