Monday, August 9, 2021

AppleTV+ Orders 10 Episodes of Drama 'Bad Monkey' Starring Vince Vaughn

AppleTV+ has today given a series order to the original drama series Bad Monkey starring Vince Vaughn (True Detective, F Is For Family). The first season will produce 10 episodes.

Based on the novel by Carl Hiaasen, the drama centers on Andrew Yancy (Vaughn), a one-time detective demoted to restaurant inspector in Southern Florida. A severed arm found by a tourist out fishing pulls Yancy into the world of greed and corruption that decimates the land and environment in both Florida and the Bahamas. And yes, there's a monkey.

Bill Lawrence (Ted Lasso) developed the series. He executive produces with Vaughn, Matt Tarses and Jeff Ingold. Liza Katzer will serve as a co-executive producer. Doozer Productions will produce.