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‘Dickinson’ Boss, Hailee Steinfeld on “Female Agency” in Final Scene, “Fearless” Takeaways

[The following story contains spoilers from the third and final season of Apple TV+’s Dickinson.] When Dickinson showrunner Alena Smith pitched her coming-of-age TV show about Emily Dickinson, she framed it as a three-season arc, ideally ending with her young poet in the Civil War, a time when she was at her most productive. But […]

‘Dickinson’ Boss on How That Taylor Swift Song Ended Up in Apple TV+ Series

[The following story contains spoilers from the ninth episode of Dickinson‘s third season, “Grief is a Mouse.”] Shortly after Taylor Swift released her second album of 2020, Evermore, fans began speculating that one of the work’s influences was Emily Dickinson and that the song “Ivy” in particular was about Dickinson’s love affair with Sue Gilbert, […]

‘Dickinson’ Boss on How Time-Travel Episode Allowed Her to Confront Myths About Famed Poet

[The following story contains spoilers from the seventh episode of Dickinson‘s third season, “The Future never spoke.”] In the seventh episode of the third and final season of Apple TV+’s Dickinson, Hailee Steinfeld’s Emily and her sister Lavinia (Anna Baryshnikov) travel to 1955 via a magical gazebo. There they meet a college-age Sylvia Plath (Chloe […]

How ‘Mad Men’ and the Czech New Wave Inspired Apple TV+’s ‘Dickinson’

Each episode of Apple TV+’s Dickinson, which stars Hailee Steinfeld as a young Emily Dickinson in the period-set comedy that takes contemporary creative license, is titled after one of the beloved poet’s lines of verse. Naturally, the legacy of the celebrated writer’s work can be seen in nearly every frame of the series, now in […]

Events of the Week: ‘Red Notice,’ ‘Encanto’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including Red Notice, Encanto, Dickinson and Gucci’s Hollywood Boulevard fashion show. Dickinson season three premiere On Monday night, the team behind Apple TV+’s Dickinson gathered at West […]

‘Dickinson’ Team Celebrates Female Empowerment at Final Season Premiere

On Monday evening, the team behind Apple TV+’s Dickinson gathered at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center to celebrate the third and final act of Alena Smith’s fresh take on American literary legend Emily Dickinson.  Since launching with Apple’s streaming service in 2019, the series has followed Hailee Steinfeld’s Emily Dickinson as she embarks on her […]

‘Dickinson’ to End With Season 3 on Apple

Dickinson is going to end the way creator Alena Smith envisioned. Apple said Thursday that the previously announced third season of its Peabody-winning series would officially be its last as the Hailee Steinfeld-led comedy will return with its remaining 10 episodes starting in November. Season three has also bulked up with guest stars Ziwe as Sojourner […]

‘The Underground Railroad,’ ‘Dickinson’ and ‘The Good Lord Bird’ Production Teams on Re-Creating History

DICKINSON In the second season of the Apple TV+ series, Emily Dickinson (Hailee Steinfeld) and her family go to the opera in Boston to see La Traviata. “It’s an important episode because Emily conflates the character Violetta with [best friend, sister-in-law and romantic interest] Sue. That became a big production design idea,” explains production designer […]

How ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Dickinson’ Help Rewrite Injustices of History

This year, Regency romance Bridgerton bested The Queen’s Gambit, Tiger King and The Witcher to become Netflix’s most watched original program, hitting well over 80 million households within just a month of its debut. This came as a surprise to the streamer, which had projected a smaller audience for the series, despite its Shonda Rhimes […]

CAA Selling ‘Mare of Easttown’ Studio Wiip to South Korean TV Giant JTBC

South Korean television giant JTBC Studios is entering the U.S. market by acquiring wiip, the production company behind the HBO hit Mare of Easttown, Apple TV+’s Dickinson, and the forthcoming HBO series The White House Plumbers. The sale is directly related to talent agency CAA’s franchise agreement with the Writers Guild of America last year. […]

‘Dickinson’ Creator: Civil War-Set Season 3 Will Explore Power of Written Word

Showrunner Alena Smith breaks down the season two finale's romantic reunion and teases the timeliness of the next set of episodes of the Apple TV+ series: "How can we build a better society without being honest about how we got here."

Hailee Steinfeld Opens Up About Emily’s Relationship With Fame in ‘Dickinson’ Season 2

The singer-actress talks to The Hollywood Reporter about the uncertain dynamic between the poet and her charismatic editor, Sam Bowles (Finn Jones), as well as how she connected with her character's feelings about being in the public eye.