Apple TV+ has officially announced that Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm has joined the cast of The Morning Show Season 3, which will see Charlotte Stoudt serving as its showrunner. Production is expected to begin later this month.
The Mad Men alum is set to portray the role of Paul Marks, described as a corporate titan “who sets his sights on UBA, pulling Billy Crudup’s Cory, Jennifer Aniston’s Alex, and Reese Witherspoon’s Bradley into his powerful orbit.”
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The Morning Show is an unapologetically candid drama that looks at the modern workplace through the lens of the people who help wake America up. Pull back the curtain on the early morning TV.
The series is currently being led by Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Billy Crudup. Joining them are Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Bel Powley, Desean Terry, Janina Gavankar, Tom Irwin, Greta Lee, Ruairi O’Connor, Hasan Minhaj, Holland Taylor, Tara Karsian, and Valeria Golino.
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The Morning Show is created and executive produced by Michael Ellenberg (The Leftovers), with Kerry Ehrin serving as writer. Executive producers are Witherspoon, Aniston, Ehrin, Mimi Leder, Kristin Hahn, Lauren Levy Neudstadter, Adam Milch, and Erica Lipez.
The first season earned three Golden Globe nominations including Best Television Series – Drama and Best Actress for both Witherspoon and Aniston. It also received seven Emmy nominations with Billy Crudup winning Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his performance as Cory Ellison.