Jennifer Garner bags Julia Roberts’ role in ‘The Last Thing He Told Me’; here’s why

Jennifer Garner has bagged a task in Apple TV+’s restricted sequence The Last Thing He Told Me, which is predicated on a novel by Laura Dave. Ganer’s affiliation with the venture comes after Julia Roberts dropped out of it, citing scheduling conflicts. According to Hollywood Reporter, Roberts needed to dissociate from the sequence, which the steamer landed in December 2020. Jennifer Garner will even be executively producing the show, which charts the story of a girl who inks an ‘surprising relationship’ along with her 16-year-old stepchild whereas navigating the mysterious disappearance of her husband. 

The venture comes from Dave’s novel, which bagged the first spot on The New York Times bestseller checklist within the ‘hardcover fiction’ class. Laura’s has not solely tailored the e-book for Apple but in addition serves because the co-creator of the sequence alongside her husband, Josh Singer. Actor Reese Witherspoon can be connected as an govt producer.

Jennifer Garner replaces Julia Roberts in Apple TV+’s sequence 

Julia Roberts’ scheduling conflicts come amid her venture alongside Sean Penn, which will probably be primarily based on the Watergate scandal. Titled Gaslit, the political thriller tv sequence has been impressed by the primary season of the podcast Slow Burn by Leon Neyfakh. Meanwhile, The Last Thing He Told Me marks Garner’s second collaboration with the streamer, who can be on board as the manager producer for Apple’s My Glory Was I Had Such Friends. The drama is predicated on a girl resorting to her group of buddies for help as she undergoes preparation for a life-saving coronary heart transplant.

Garner is greatest identified for her position as Sydney Bristow in ABC’s Alias. The 5 season-long science fiction sequence showcases garner as a double agent for the Central Intelligence Agency, with actors like  Michael Vartan, Ron Rifkin and  Victor Garber essaying pivotal roles. She final appeared within the HBO comedy Camping as a excessive strung mom. 

On the opposite hand, Robers will probably be seen within the romantic comedy, Ticket to Paradise, which follows a divorced couple travelling to Bali as a way to forestall their daughter from committing the identical errors as them. The movie additionally stars Kaitlyn Dever and George Clooney in pivotal roles. 

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