After successful us over again in 2014 with a musical visitor look on The Late Present, Samuel T. Herring is coming again to the small display screen. The Future Islands frontman will probably be making his performing debut in The Changeling, the upcoming Apple TV+ drama sequence, alongside LaKeith Stanfield.
The Changeling is predicated on Victor LaValle’s bestselling guide of the identical title, tailored for TV by Kelly Marcel. Per Deadline, sequence is billed as a “fairytale for grown-ups,” mixing parts of fantasy, horror, and the real-life trials of parenthood. Stanfield will star as Apollo, a brand new dad who searches for and resells uncommon editions of books for a residing, whereas Herring will play William Wheeler, a person who befriends Apollo as a part of his journey to win again his household.
Adina Porter and Clark Backo additionally seem as Apollo’s mom Lillian and spouse Emmy, respectively. The guide The Changeling facilities round Apollo and Emmy’s first moments of parenthood, made solely sweeter by Apollo coming throughout a primary version of To Kill a Mockingbird inscribed by Harper Lee and Truman Capote. However the good luck stops there.
Marcel additionally serves as showrunner and govt producer, whereas Melina Matsoukas will direct. Keep tuned right here for more information a few launch date and trailers for The Changeling.
Whereas Future Islands haven’t launched a brand new album since 2020’s As Lengthy as You Are, they’ve shared the singles “Peach” and “King of Sweden.” It seems we’ll in all probability hear extra from them earlier than too lengthy, since they only wrapped up the US leg of their 2022 tour.