Once again we have to talk about a new adaptation of a book into a TV series format that will soon be coming to Apple TV +, an adaptation that will feature the actor Vince Vaughn as the main protagonist. Apple has commissioned the Bad Monkey series, a series composed of 10 episodes that shows us as the main protagonist Vince Vaughn, a detective who lives in South Florida.
Band Monkey tells the story of Andrew Yancy, a role played by Vince Vaughn, a former detective who was demoted to restaurant inspector. Everything changes when a tourist comes across an amputated arm. Following the investigation, Yancy delves into a world of greed and corruption between Florida and the Bahamas.
As I mentioned at the beginning of this article, this new series is based on a book written by Carl Hiassen of the same name. The TV adaptation is by Emmy Award-winning Bill Lawrence, who has previously worked on the hit Apple TV series + Ted Lasso.
Lawrence executive produces through production company Doozer Productions, as does Vince Vaughn through own production company and to which we have to add Matt Tarses and Jeff Ingold.
For now the only actor who has been confirmed for this series is Vince Vaughn 51-year-old actor from Minneapolis is known for his roles in True Detective, Wedding to Wedding, Separated, All Inclusive, Zoolander, Into the Wild… among other titles.
In recent years has focused its activity on the world of cinema within productionAlthough it has not completely abandoned the interpretation, this new series for Apple TV + being the most recent test.