Upcoming Apple TV+ shows and movies in 2023

Upcoming Apple TV Plus shows and movies in 2023

Watching shows and movies online while being lazily sprawled across the couch in your living room is the new norm. Digital platforms like Apple TV+ have turned this comfort into reality by offering easily accessible entertainment options at budget-friendly prices. In addition, the catalog’s diversity makes Apple TV+ one of the most popular options in the online streaming niche.

With new shows and films getting released every now and then, Apple makes sure that its Apple TV+ content list is updated timely. Following the footsteps of Apple, we have tried to create this list featuring all the upcoming Apple TV+ shows and movies in 2023. Apple confirms the release date of the titles listed here. Moreover, you will get a basic understanding of the storyline of the project.

Upcoming Apple TV+ shows in 2023

Apple TV+ is bringing some amazing shows to satiate your entertainment thirst. Below is the list of the Apple TV shows coming soon.

1. Strange Planet

Strange Planet Apple TV Show
  • Voiceover: Tunde Adebimpe, Demi Adejuyigbe, Lori Tan Chinn, Danny Pudi, and others  
  • Created by: Dan Harmon and Nathan W. Pyle 
  • Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Comedy  
  • Release Date: August 9, 2023

Strange Planet features the beautiful animated world created by Dan Harmon and Nathan W. Pyle. In this sci-fi comedy series, you will meet weird-looking aliens who will take you on a stroll to their unique land, which is somehow like our own.   

Crafted in a magical world of pink and purple, the adorable blue beings will tickle your bones while exploring the nuisance of the routine human ecosystem. You will be amazed at the hilarious perspective of these creatures towards everyday human activities like a hug which according to them is a ‘limb enclosure.’ Funny, right? 

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2. Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie

Snoopy Presents One of a Kind Marcie Apple TV Show
  • Voiceover: Emily Mitchell, Charlie Boyle 
  • Created by: N/A
  • Genre: Animation
  • Release Date: August 18, 2023 

Apple TV+ has the latest Peanuts content for your kids, Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie. Releasing this August, the series features an introvert, Marcie, who likes being in herself but does everything to help her best buddies. Through different episodes, you will see Marcie in unique roles. The little girl will become her friend’s Peppermint Patty as her caddie and give valuable advice to help her win.   

Later, she will be elected class president, compelling the shy kid to fulfill the duty she never wanted. With everything happening, Marcie gets overwhelmed right before the golf championship and hides from everybody. Your kids will love how Marcie will shoo away all her fears and finally come out to help her friends uniquely.   

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3. Invasion (Season 2)

Invasion Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Golshifteh Farahani, Shioli Kutsuna, Shamier Anderson, Paddy Holland, and more 
  • Created by: Simon Kinberg, David Weil
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy  
  • Release Date: August 23, 2023 

The inevitable war with the aliens is set to start with Invasion Season 2 finally making its way to Apple TV+. Where the first season showcased the initial days of the alien invasion, the second season of Invasion will show the aftermath of the war. The story will begin in a timeframe set after 121 days post the aliens’ visit to Earth.   

In the trailer, you get glimpses of a deadly counterattack planned by humans against the strange creatures who have managed to set foot on the human land. This 10-episode series encapsulates the thrill of alien attacks and the sci-fi extravaganza.   

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4. Wanted: The Escape of Carlos Ghosn

Wanted The Escape of Carlos Ghosn Apple TV Show
  • Cast: N/A  
  • Created by: James Jones 
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: August 25, 2023

Unravel the truth of conman Carlos Ghosn in Apple TV Plus’ upcoming documentary, Wanted: The Escape of Carlos Ghosn. In this four-part series, you will get an insight into the life history of Carlos Ghosn- the infamous former CEO of Nissan and Renault. The series will showcase the time when Carlos was on house arrest, and he fled from Japan to his homeland Lebanon while hiding in a big box on a private jet.  

An Apple TV exclusive, the documentary will keep you on your toes with its Hollywood-like, nail-biting real-life plot. It will explore the rise and fall of the Lebanese native who once controlled the two leading automobile companies. The expected arrest and the unexpected getaway that became the headlines worldwide will surely be a treat to watch.   

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5. The Morning Show (Season 3)

The Morning Show Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Bradley Jackson, Jon Hamm, Nicole Beharie, Tig Notaro, Julianna Margulies 
  • Director: Mimi Leder
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: September 13, 2023

Starring Jennifer Aniston and Bradley Jackson, The Morning Show is an Emmy-awarded workplace drama series with a gripping storyline. It depicts the intense drama in a typically modern American workspace. The franchise’s first two seasons have been quite successful, and if the latest trailer of the third edition is anything to go by, you are in for a treat here.  

Set around a fictional TV news program, The Morning Show, the forthcoming 10-episode series will have plenty of twists and turns to keep you hooked. The second season revolved around the hovering threat of the deadly COVID-19 cases, quarantine, and internal issues. Now, in the third season, you can expect Alex and her colleagues to find their way out of new complexities.   

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6. The Super Models

The Super Models Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington 
  • Directors: Roger Ross Williams and Larissa Bills 
  • Genre: Documentary 
  • Release Date: September 20, 2023 

If you are an ardent fan of the glamorous modeling world, The Super Models might be a perfect binge-watch. The new four-part documentary series will take you into the professional journeys of supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington. Each episode will take you behind the lens to showcase the magic that unfolds as they catwalk on the world’s biggest stages.   

The series will take you back to the 1980s era when the four models from across the globe came together in New York. With their hard work, they revamped the highly competitive fashion industry and became as big as the brand they endorsed. The documentary beautifully captures the insights into the lives of the four ladies who currently rule as the most successful models.  

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7. Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Brie Larson, Lewis Pullman, Stephanie Koenig, Kevin Sussman, Patrick Walker, and Thomas Mann 
  • Director: Sarah Adina  
  • Genre: Drama 
  • Release Date: October 13, 2023

Based on the famous novel by Bonnie Garmus, Lessons in Chemistry slams patriarchy in the light of its intriguing story. The protagonist, Elizabeth Zott, is an aspiring scientist whose dreams are crippled by the rotten rules of the patriarchal society.

Her life takes a U-turn when she loses her job and is forced to work as a host on a TV cooking show. Surprisingly, the cooking show has become a sensation among homemakers and men likewise.   

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8. Camp Snoopy

Camp Snoopy Apple TV Show
  • Voiceover: N/A
  • Director: N/A
  • Genre: Animation 
  • Release Date: 2024 

Camp Snoopy is an upcoming series featuring everybody’s favorite Snoopy and his friends. The story will feature two parallel camp stories. One will have Snoopy and the Beagle Scouts going to the Great Outdoors to earn their performance badges using the Beagle Scout Manual as the guide.

In the second story, you will meet the Peanuts group enjoying their time in an adventure camp at Camp Spring Lake. The two groups crossing paths will unlock endless fun and giggles for your little ones.  

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9. La Maison

La Maison Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Lambert Wilson, Amira Casar, Carole Bouquet, Zita Hanrot, Pierre Deladonchamps, and others 
  • Director: Fabrice Gobert and Daniel Grou alias Podz 
  • Genre: Family drama 
  • Release Date: TBA 

Willing to watch some piping-hot drama from the extravagant world of high fashion? Then, La Maison on Apple TV+ is just for you. This 10-episode family drama will revolve around the life of a famous family running an iconic fashion house.

Each episode will portray the overnight downfall of the illustrious haute couture kingdom after getting dragged into a nasty scandal. From the grand French aesthetics to the intense drama that goes behind the scenes of the fashion world- La Maison has everything to hook you. The series looks promising, with a stellar star cast and an impressive storyline.   

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10. The Savant

The Savant Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain 
  • Director: Melissa James Gibson 
  • Genre: Drama  
  • Release Date: TBA 

Spread over eight episodes, The Savant is an exciting story about a woman undercover investigator who uses her expertise to prevent destructive activities. The lady will explore the online space and identify the potential red flags from men likely to create societal chaos. Named K, the anonymous investigator’s impressive ability to track down bad guys online like hateful trollers, misogynists, extremists, murderers, and others who can be a nuance for society.   

Her sincere and smart efforts will help to stop violent activities and mass shootings across the city. Watching the star actor Jessica Chastain bring down the crime world will surely be a treat for those who love action-packed entertainment.   

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11. Mere Mortals

Mere Mortals Apple TV Show
  • Cast: N/A 
  • Director: N/A 
  • Genre: Comedy 
  • Release Date: TBA 

Mere Mortals is an eight-episode extension series of the superhit comedy Mythic Quest. Taking the story ahead from the last episodes of Mythic Quest, Mere Mortals will widen the universe of its much-loved characters.

The story of this spinoff series will boast a new star cast to delve into the lives of players, employees, and fandom who are affected by the game focused on Mythic Quest. Reports suggest that the upcoming series will follow the footprints of the excellent episodes in Mythic Quest that concentrate on a place and time outside the scope of characters and settings of the main show. 

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12. Firebug 

Firebug Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Taron Egerton  
  • Creator: Dennis Lehane 
  • Genre: Fiction, Drama  
  • Release Date: TBA 

Coming from the successful team of hit series’ Black Bird,’ Firebug will revolve around a detective and arson investigator trying to track down two serial arsonists. This fictional drama draws inspiration from some real events portrayed in Truth Media’s popular podcast hosted by Kary Antholis and titled the same as the series name. 

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13. Land of Women

Land of Women Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Eva Longoria 
  • Created by: Ramón Campos and Gema R Neira 
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama 
  • Release date: TBA 

Next on this list of upcoming Apple TV+ shows and movies, we have Land of Women. This is another highly anticipated show based on a bestselling novel written by Sandra Barneda. The show is expected to be a mini-series comprising only six episodes and will toe the line between comedy and drama. 

Land of Women centers around Gala, an empty nester residing in New York City. Gala has to flee New York City with her teenage daughter and aging mother, thanks to her husband’s financial wrongdoings affecting the entire family. Expect the show to carry plenty of laughs and emotional moments! 

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14. Criminal Record

Criminal Record Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Peter Capaldi, Cush Jumbo 
  • Created by: Paul Rutman 
  • Genre: Detective Drama 
  • Release date: TBA 

Crime and detective series often have both the viewer’s heart and attention. With Criminal Record, you can expect some unforeseen twists as two London-based detectives are thrown into revisiting an old murder case after they receive an anonymous phone call. 

The show will feature eight episodes, each an hour long. To make things even more interesting, one of the detectives is a seasoned veteran, while the other is a greenhorn harboring the excitement, fire, and righteousness of early age.

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15. The Big Cigar

The Big Cigar Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Andre Holland 
  • Created by: Jim Hecht 
  • Genre: Drama 
  • Release date: TBA 

Movies such as “Catch Me If You Can” have often left us rooting for the charismatic lead, escaping authority in the most ingenious of ways. If you’re fond of shows and movies such as these, you might want to keep an eye on The Big Cigar. The show will tell the story of Huey P. Newton, the leader of Black Panther, and how he escapes the FBI’s nationwide manhunt to exile himself in Cuba. 

The show will have six episodes, although Apple hasn’t notified us yet about the release dates. Nevertheless, Apple TV+ press release calls the story “extraordinary, hilarious, almost too good to be true.” 

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16. Dark Matter

Dark Matter Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Joel Edgerton 
  • Created by: Blake Crouch 
  • Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi 
  • Release date: TBA 

Blake Crouch’s bestselling book Dark Matter sees itself being adapted into a live-action, nine-episode thriller on Apple TV+. The show already has some high expectations set for it, as Dark Matter has been hailed to be one of the best sci-fi novels of the decade. 

The series will follow the life of Jason Dessen, a family man, physicist, and professor, who gets abducted into an alternate version of his life. As he tries to make his way back into his reality, he’ll have to deal with many decisions that he’s made in the multiverse. This complicated plot tasks Dessen to save his real family from one of the most formidable foes ever – himself. 

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17. Midnight Family

Midnight Family Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Joaquin Cosio, Renata Vaca 
  • Created by: Natalia Beristáin 
  • Genre: Drama 
  • Release date: TBA 

Natalia Beristáin is bringing her new show, Midnight Family, to Apple TV+. The show will have an all-Hispanic cast and will be made entirely in Spanish. Midnight Family will follow the story of Marigaby Tomayo, a gifted and fierce medical student who saves the lives of the less fortunate in Mexico City at night in her family’s privately owned ambulance. 

This medical drama will have 10 episodes, but the makers still need to disclose its release date. 

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18. Las Azules

Las Azules Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Wendy Riss, Erica Sanchez Su 
  • Created by: Fernando Rovzar 
  • Genre: Drama 
  • Release date: TBA 

International Emmy Award winner Fernando Rovzar is the mastermind behind Las Azules, which will be Apple’s foray into foreign language drama. Las Azules will feature an all-Hispanic cast and seems to have the backdrop of the 1970s. The show is set to be an hour-long thriller consisting of 10 episodes and features stories based on the true incidents faced by Mexico’s first all-female police force. 

While police officers defy social conventions to become police officers, they realize that the creation of the force itself is to distract the media from the works of a brutal serial killer. The show is currently in the pre-production stage in Mexico City, and the release date is yet to be declared. 

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19. The Buccaneers 

The Buccaneers Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe, Josie Totah, Aubri Ibrag, Imogen Waterhouse, Mia Threapleton  
  • Director: Susanna White  
  • Genre: Drama  
  • Release Date: TBA 

Inspired by award-winning author Edith Wharton’s novel “The Buccaneers,” this eight-episode series is set in the backdrop of the 1870s. The story features rich American women trying to find an affluent English husband amid an interesting Anglo-American culture clash. Kicking off the century-long prevalent traditions, the plot will offer the perfect dose of entertainment for the viewers.    

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20. Sugar

Sugar Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Colin Farrell  
  • Director: Fernando Merirelles  
  • Genre: Drama   
  • Release Date: N/A  

This upcoming Apple TV+ drama has an exciting plot to keep your curiosity alive until the end. Sugar is about a mysterious detective who indulges in a fight with his demons when he investigates the case of the disappearance of a Hollywood producer’s granddaughter. But only a limited amount of information is available on its story plot. So, stick to this space to get more updates later. 

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21. The White Darkness

The White Darkness Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Tom Hiddleston  
  • Director: N/A 
  • Genre: Drama   
  • Release Date: N/A 

The story of this forthcoming Apple TV+ series is based on David Grann’s nonfiction book of the same name. Talking about the plot, the show pictures the true, real-life events of Henry Worsley, a good husband, a loving father, and a former dutiful soldier.

What forms the heart of the series is Henry’s undying love for adventure, which eventually makes him set his mind on launching an expedition to Antarctica on foot. The show beautifully depicts a perfect combination of love, family, and human courage.   

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22. Earthsounds

Earthsounds Apple TV Show
  • Cast: N/A 
  • Director: N/A 
  • Genre: Documentary 
  • Release Date: NA 

This documentary series will be a one-of-a-kind project for nature enthusiasts. Here, the creators will create magic using advanced audio technology and filming methodology to showcase Earth in a never-seen-before way. The eye-pleasing sounds from the natural environment will leave you spellbound and a bit more in love with it.   

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23. Disclaimer

Disclaimer Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Cate Blanchett, Kevin Kline 
  • Director: Alfonso Cuarón 
  • Genre: Documentary 
  • Release Date: TBA 

Disclaimer is based on Renée Knight’s 2015-released novel of the same name. This seven-episode mini-series revolves around the famous TV journalist Catherine Ravenscroft. The twists begin when Catherine finds that she has somehow become a prominent character in a novel, and the big secret she has kept hiding for decades is now on the verge of coming out.   

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24. Mrs. American Pie

Mrs. American Pie Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Kristen Wiig, Laura Dern  
  • Creator: Abe Sylvia 
  • Genre: Comedy 
  • Release Date: TBA 

With Mrs. American Pie, Apple TV+ has added another comedy-centered project to tickle you. This 10-episode series is created by Abe Sylvia and focuses on the life of Maxine Simmons. Each episode shows the protagonist’s struggle to find her space amongst America’s most elite group: Palm Beach high society. The story portrays the sacrifices and fights a person must make to sneak into the glitz and glamour of the rich. 

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25. Carême

Carême Apple TV Show
  • Cast: N/A 
  • Director: Martin Bourboulon 
  • Genre: Drama, History 
  • Release Date: TBA

Soak yourself in the grandeur of French culinary heritage with Apple TV+ upcoming series Carême. Depicting the 19th century era, the eight-episode project will celebrate the work of the world’s first celebrity chef, Antonin Carême. All through the series, you will see the life journey of the chef who made had a humble start and rose to fame with his exceptional talent. Later, he was forced to become a spy for France by the politicians, including Napoleon.  

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26. The Search for WondLa

  • Cast: Sarah Hollis  
  • Director: N/A 
  • Genre: Animation  
  • Release Date: N/A  

An exciting animated series that portrays a futuristic coming-of-age plot that revolves around a 16-year-old smart girl Eva. What might pique your interest is the fascinating journey the girl sets foot on along with her robot caretaker, a giant water beast, and a tall blue alien. Your kids will love the struggles of the tiny girl and her small gang as they try to find their place in the world.   

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27. Bad Monkey 

Bad Monkey Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Vince Vaughn, Natalie Martinez, John Ortiz, Alex Moffat  
  • Director: Bill Lawrence  
  • Genre: Drama  
  • Release Date: N/A  

Bad Monkey is about greed, corruption, and an intense drama in Southern Florida. The protagonist, Andrew Yancy, is a detective who gets demoted to being a restaurant inspector. When a tourist finds a severed arm while fishing, Andrew’s life turns upside down. This ordinary-looking incident pulls Andrew into a vicious circle of greed and deceit, spoiling the peace in Florida and the Bahamas. And remember, the icing on the cake is the monkey! 

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Upcoming Apple TV+ movies in 2023

Now that you know about the upcoming shows on Apple TV+, let’s learn about the movies lined up for the coming months on the platform. 

1. The Pigeon Tunnel

The Pigeon Tunnel Apple TV Show
  • Cast: N/A 
  • Director: Errol Morris 
  • Genre: Documentary 
  • Release Date: October 20, 2023 

Helmed by Academy award-winner Errol Morris, The Pigeon Tunnel showcases the personal and professional life of ex-British spy David Cornwell. More profoundly recognised as John le Carré and the proud author of timeless novels like The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, The Night Manager, The Constant Gardener, and others. Spread across six decades, the movie takes you on a ride to the author’s lesser-known experiences.  

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2. STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie

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  • Cast: Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson, and Zoë Chao 
  • Director: Davis Guggenheim  
  • Genre: Documentary 
  • Release date: TBA

As the name suggests, this upcoming movie portrays the life of renowned actor and activist Michael J. Fox. The film includes a documentary, unseen archives, and scripted elements from the most important happenings of Fox’s personal and professional life. In addition, you will get a sneak into the actor’s days of stardom in 1980s Hollywood and his struggle during the years following the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.   

The film made a successful debut at Sundance Film Festival 2023 and earned a lot of fame for its originality. STILL captures the highs and lows of Fox’s acting career and public life. The nostalgic charm of the cinematic glamour stands in stark contrast to Fox’s never-seen-before private life showcased in the movie. The genuineness with which Michael Fox has shared his story in his own words for all to experience is likely to earn a special space in your heart.   

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3. Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jon Lithgow, and Brendan Fraser 
  • Director: Martin Scorsese 
  • Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller 
  • Release date: TBA

Killers of the Flower Moon is our favorite upcoming new movie release on Apple TV+, and trust me, Leonardo DiCaprio, as the lead, is not the only reason for this. Based on the book of the same name by David Grann, the movie will have a backdrop set in 1920s Oklahoma. The plot revolves around the heinous murder of the Osage natives. So, get ready to enjoy a strew of nerve-wrenching crimes, popularly called the Reign of Terror. 

Osage natives hail as an indigenous American group who rose to wealth after the discovery of oil in Oklahoma. However, soon, things turn sour as a mysterious murderer starts a blood bath in Oklahoma land. In the upcoming movie, you will see the thrilling murders of the Osage people and new formed FBI’s struggle to find the culprit. If you are a brave heart who sticks till the last drop of suspense squeezes out of the feature, then Killers of the Flower Moon can be your best pick.   

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4. Napoleon

Napoleon Apple TV Show
  • Cast: Joaquin Phoenix 
  • Director: Ridley Scott 
  • Genre: History 
  • Release date: TBA 

Apple TV+ will treat its viewers with a powerful historic movie Napoleon starring Oscar-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix in the protagonist role. As the name suggests, Napoleon showcases the rise of the French leader, Napoleon Bonaparte, on the global political map. However, this movie is unique because it portrays the ruler’s life from the lens of the addictive relationship with his wife and only love, Empress Josephine.    

You will get a detailed description of Napoleon’s rise to power through the strew of scenes interwoven in the movie. For those who love history, Napoleon will be a perfect entertainer. The movie will release in theatres on November 22, 2023. Though, the date for its Apple TV+ release is still not out. 

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Shows and movies released on Apple TV in 2023

It’s a wrap!

Enjoying a movie or a web series on your Apple TV+ can bring you much-needed relief from the day-long stress. To have a better entertainment experience, we suggest using these Dolby Atmos soundbars with Apple TV 4K.

The scope of online content is limitless, and you can find new projects pouring in daily. This list is an attempt to keep you informed about the upcoming Apple TV+ shows and movies in 2023. I hope it will help you pick the best from the lot. Keep streaming!!! 

Also, do let me know about your favorite series or film on Apple TV+ in the comments section.  

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