Apple TV+’s Wool adaptation has added an Oscar winner to its ranks: Tim Robbins will co-star within the post-apocalyptic drama sequence, TVLine has realized.

Primarily based on Hugh Howey’s “Silo” trilogy of dystopian novels — Wool, Shift and Mud — the sequence takes place in a “ruined and poisonous future the place a neighborhood exists in a large silo underground, a whole bunch of tales deep,” the logline reads. “There, women and men dwell in a society stuffed with rules they consider are supposed to defend them.”

Robbins is ready to play Bernard, the Silo’s head of IT. He’ll seem reverse Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Not possible – Rogue Nation), who was beforehand solid as an unbiased and hardworking engineer named Juliette. Justified creator Graham Yost will write the Wool scripts, and Morten Tyldum (Defending Jacob) will direct; each males will executive-produce alongside Ferguson and Howey.

Although Robbins is finest recognized for his movie work — together with his Oscar-winning flip in 2003’s Mystic River — he’s racked up a number of TV credit in recent times, reminiscent of Hulu’s Citadel Rock and HBO’s Right here and Now. He can even co-star within the upcoming Amazon thriller The Energy, during which teenage ladies all around the world all of a sudden develop the ability to electrocute folks.

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