Apple has given a straight-to-series order for an untitled four-part documentary series from acclaimed filmmakers Brian Lazarte and James Lee Hernandez, directors of the docuseries McMillion$. The deal sprang from a highly competitive situation.”
Multiple bidders were in the mix and it was a seven-figure deal, sources said.
The new untitled docuseries tells the unbelievable true story of one of the largest scams in government history…
Their 6-part docuseries McMillion$ bowed on HBO in February and told the true story of how $24 million was stolen from the McDonald’s Monopoly game of the 1990s, the mystery mastermind who orchestrated the scam, and the FBI agents who pursued the criminal.
MacDailyNews Take: The influx of coveted talent to Apple TV+ continues unabated, as predicted.
Like bears to honey… – MacDailyNews, January 3, 2018