Apple TV Plus prepares ‘Wool’, its new original series based on the literary best seller

Apple TV + Announces Order of Wool, a drama series based on the New York Times best-selling dystopian novel trilogy by author Hugh Howey. The series will star Rebecca Ferguson (Dune, Mission: Impossible), who will also serve as executive producer. Wool will be written by Emmy-nominated screenwriter, Graham Yost (Band of Brothers, Justified) and directed by Academy Award nominee Morten Tyldum (Defending Jacob, The Imitation Game).

Wool is set in a devastated and toxic future, where a community survives in a giant underground silo, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations that they believe were put in place to protect them. Ferguson will play Juliette, an independent and hardworking engineer.

The series is executive produced by Ferguson, Yost and Tyldum, along with Hugh Howey. Remi Aubuchon, Nina Jack and Ingrid Escajeda will also serve as executive producers for this drama produced by AMC Studios.

Wool joins Apple TV + ‘s growing roster of award-winning television series, including Ted lasso, winner of the SAG, Critics Choice and Golden Globe Award; The Morning ShowEmmy, Critics Choice and SAG Award Winner; Truth Be Told, winner of the NAACP Image Award; as well as the expected series: Physical, a new drama from creator Annie Weisman, starring and produced by Rose Byrne; Lisey’s Storystarring and produced by Oscar winner Julianne Moore, created by Stephen King and produced by JJ Abrams; The Shrink Next Door, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd; WeCrashedstarring and produced by SAG and Academy Award winners Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto; Five Days At Memorial Oscar winner John Ridley and Emmy winner Carlton Cuse; Y Foundation, based on the award-winning novels by Isaac Asimov and created by David S. Goyer.