Steven Spielberg’s ‘Masters of the Air’ Finds Home at Apple TV+

Less than a month before launch, Apple TV+ has announced the first series that it will actually own in-house via its own production studio: the limited drama series “Masters of the Air,” the third installment in Steven Spielberg’s “Band of Brothers”/”The Pacific” WWII saga.Based on the nonfiction book “Masters of the Air: America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany” by Donald L.

Miller, the nine-episode limited series follows the story of the Eighty Air Force (aka the “Mighty Eighth”) who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep.The follow-up to 2001’s “Band of Brothers” and 2010’s “The Pacific,” “Masters of the Air” will be executive produced by Spielberg through Amblin Television, alongside Tom Hanks and Gary Goeztman for Playtone.

Graham Yost will also co-executive produce alongside series writer John Orloff, Amblin Television’s Darryl, and Justin Falvey and Playtone’s Steven Shareshian.

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