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Octavia Spencer Stars in Apple TV + Limited Series, ‘Truth Be Told’

Octavia Spencer Stars in Apple TV + Limited Series, ‘Truth Be Told’

Apple TV + has released the trailer for the new limited series Truth Be Told starring Octavia Spencer.

Academy Award-winning actor Octavia Spencer stars as Poppy Parnell, a journalist who may have mistakenly helped to put the wrong man behind bars.

Truth Be Told is created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman and stars Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood, and Ron Cephas Jones.  Tramble Spellman and Spencerrserve as executive producers, alongside Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine and Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping for Chernin Entertainment, alongside executive producers Kristen Campo, Leonard Dick, Ben Watkins, Victor Hsu and Mikkel Norgaard.  Endeavor Content serves as the studio along with Chernin Entertainment.

Spencer recently launched the production company, Orit Entertainment, with former WME agent and partner Brian Clisham. She has signed a three-year production deal with the TV network and will develop comedy and drama TV shows, across all platforms.

One of the many projects coming out of Orit Entertainment is Madam CJ Walker TV series about the life of the millionaire Black female entrepreneur. Spencer will also star playing the role of Sarah Breedlove. Spencer is also teaming up with actress Gabrielle Union to produce the film version of the seminal novel Coffee Will Make You Black which is also under the Orit Entertainment banner.

The series will premiere globally on Apple TV+, a new home for the world’s most creative storytellers. Apple TV+ launches on November 1 in over 100 countries and regions, and will be available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including online at, for just $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial.

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