Apple's first comedy series to star Kristen Wiig

The untitled 10-episode series is the tech giant's first half-hour comedy

The "Saturday Night Live" alum will star in the tech giant's half-hour comedy series produced by Reese Witherspoon. She will also serve as an executive producer on the show.

The 10-episode series will be based on Curtis Sittenfeld's upcoming collection of short stories, "You Think It, I'll Say It", which "upends assumptions about class, relationships, and gender roles in a nation that feels both adrift and viscerally divided".

Colleen McGuinness (30 Rock) created the series and serves as showrunner. The comedy is produced by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine banner and is the first scripted comedy that Apple has picked up. Hello Sunshine's Lauren Neustadter and Sittenfeld himself will also work as consulting producers on the project. In recent years she has appeared on the big screen in BRIDESMAIDS, for which she earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing the original screenplay, DOWNSIZING and MOTHER!. Apple also has an anthology series called Amazing Stories in the works, which will be written by Bryan Fuller (American Gods, Star Trek: Discovery) and produced by Steven Spielberg. The first is an untitled morning show drama, starring herself and Jennifer Aniston.

And Witherspoon's enormous Apple paycheck had a heavy influence on her tripled salary for season two of HBO's "Big Little Lies", THR reported.

Wiig is repped by UTA and Jackoway Tyerman.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple's willingness to invest a lot of money in top-tier talent had a heavy influence on Witherspoon's deal with HBO for season two of "Big Little Lies".

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