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David Oyelowo set to star in ‘Government Cheese’ dreamed for Apple TV+

David Oyelowo is set to star in a dramedy series that is nearing a pickup order at Apple TV+, reports Variety.

The show is titled “Government Cheese” and is based on the short film of the same name made by Paul Hunter. Hunter serves as co-creator on the series version with Aeysha Carr (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “The Carmichael Show”).

“Government Cheese” follows Hampton Chambers (Oyelowo), a man recently released from prison who struggles to keep his criminal past at bay and win back his family, all while processing moments of divine intervention that seem to happen with increasing frequency.

Variety notes that this marks the second Apple series to which Oyelowo is attached. He is also set to appear in the streamer’s series adaptation of Hugh Howey’s post-apocalyptic “Wool” novels.

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.