Apple TV+ has resumed drops of god from Legendary Entertainment, beating out a number of potential buyers for the series, which is in multiple languages including English, French and Japanese, according to Deadline.
The drama series is based on a Japanese manga seriesKami no Shizuku), written by siblings Yuko and Shin Kibayashi with art by Shu Okimoto, via Deadline. He follows A woman who discovers the largest wine collection in the world left by her estranged father and who competes with a Japanese man to claim his inheritance.
According to Deadline, the majority of Apple’s scripted series are wholly owned originals, and this is Apple’s first time involved in international co-productions and licensing.
drops of god is written by Quoc Dang Tran, known for writing French series Call my agent and the first French-language series from Disney+ Parallels, and is directed by Oden Ruskin, who is known for directing episodes of Amazon Absence and Hulu’s No man’s land, by the deadline.
The series stars Fleur Geffrier (She, I Am Karl) Tomohisa Yamashita (The leader, the man from Toronto), Makiko Watanabe (Love Exposure, M/Other), Satoshi Nikaido (The Last Samurai, Babel), Antoine Chappey (The letter, I can’t sleep), and Tom Wozniczka (Magellan, Nico). Deadline reports that the budget for this series is around $30 million and is being shot in France, Japan and Italy.