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Apple Sets August Premiere For Adaptation Of Carl Hiaasen’s ‘Bad Monkey’

From Bill Lawrence and starring Vince Vaughn

by Dave Elliott

Apple TV+ has set an August premiere date for comedy Bad Monkey, an adaptation of the bestselling novel by Carl Hiaasen from award-winning executive producer Bill Lawrence (“Ted Lasso,” “Shrinking”) and starring Vince Vaughn.

“Bad Monkey,” tells the story of Andrew Yancy (Vaughn) who has been bounced from the Miami Police Department and is now a health inspector in the Keys. But after stumbling upon a case that begins with a human arm fished up by tourists, he realizes that if he can prove murder, he’ll be back in. He just needs to get past a trove of Floridian oddballs and one bad monkey.

The ensemble cast also includes L. Scott Caldwell (“The Fugitive”), Rob Delaney (“Catastrophe”), Meredith Hagner (“Search Party”), Natalie Martinez (“La Promesa del Returno”), Alex Moffat (“Saturday Night Live,” “Holiday”), Michelle Monaghan (“Gone Baby Gone” “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” ), Ronald Peet (“First Reformed”) and Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen and Slim”), with special guest star John Ortiz (“Fast and Furious”) and guest stars Zach Braff (“Scrubs”) and Charlotte Lawrence in her television debut.

Hailing from Warner Bros. Television, “Bad Monkey” is developed by executive producer and showrunner Lawrence, who executive produced through his Doozer Productions alongside Jeff Ingold, Matt Tarses (“Scrubs”), Marcos Siega, Vince Vaughn and Liza Katzer. It is based on Carl Hiaasen’s New York Times Bestselling novel and enduring cult favourite.

Bad Monkey‘ premieres Wednesday, 14th August 2024 with two episodes on Apple TV+ globally.

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