March 2, 2022
Apple TV+ has announced a series order for “Metropolis,” a new drama inspired by the seminal Fritz Lang science-fiction work of the same name.
It’s the latest project from award-winning creator, producer and director Sam Esmail (“Mr. Robot,” “Homecoming,” “Gaslit”) and produced by UCP.
The series will be written and directed by Esmail, who also serves as show runner. It will be executive produced by Esmail via his overall deal with UCP and Chad Hamilton. UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, serves as the studio.
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