We’re learning a lot more about upcoming Apple’s upcoming foray into scripted drama with Are You Sleeping casting news.
Aaron Paul, Elizabeth Perkins and Mekhi Phifer are just some of the new cast members joining the new project which stars Octavia Spencer.
Are You Sleeping, created and written by Nichelle Tramble Spellman based on the true-crime novel by Kathleen Barber, provides a unique glimpse into America’s obsession with true-crime podcasts and challenges its viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is placed on a public stage.
Spencer stars as Poppy Parnell, a relentless investigative reporter who looks to uncover the truth behind a decades old questionable murder verdict through her new podcast. Phifer plays Markus Knox, a former detective and long time friend of Poppy Parnell.
Paul stars as convicted murderer Warren Cave whose guilt or innocence has remained a question in many people’s minds for the past 20 years. Perkins stars as Melanie Cave – Mother of Warren Cave, the subject of Poppy’s podcast.