Apple is expanding its slate of influential TV+ programming. The company has signed a multiyear programming partnership with Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.
Malala’s original programming for Apple TV+ will span
dramas, comedies, documentaries, animation, and childrenâs series, the company
âI believe in the power of stories to bring families
together, forge friendships, build movements, and inspire children to dream,â Malala
âAnd I couldnât ask for a better partner than Apple to help
bring these stories to life. Iâm grateful for the opportunity to support women,
young people, writers, and artists in reflecting the world as they see it.â
Malala and her new production company Extracurricular join
Appleâs burgeoning roster of creative visionaries, including Oprah Winfrey,
Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Idris Elba, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo
DiCaprio, Octavia Spencer, Kumail Nanjiani, Alfonso CuarÃ³n and others.
At the age of 16, Malala published her best-selling memoir
‘I Am Malala’. She has since written two more books, starred in a documentary
about her early life and created Assembly, a digital publication for girls and
young women available on Apple News.
Since its launch in 2018, Assembly has published stories
from young women in more than 100 countries and in over 20 languages.
Apple TV+ is home to award-winning Apple Originals from
todayâs most imaginative storytellers. It offers premium, compelling drama and
comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family
Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100
countries and regions.