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First look Apple TV+ Palm Royale with Kristen Wiig by a pool wearing white sunglasses

‘Palm Royale’: First Look, Release Dates, Cast & More!

Apple TV+ has unveiled a first-look at Palme Royale, the highly anticipated Palm Beach-set series starring Emmy and Academy Award nominee Kristen Wiig. 


What is Palm Royale about?
According to the streaming service, Palm Royale is loosely based on the novel Mr & Mrs American Pie by Juliet McDaniel.


It is set in 1969 and is “a true underdog story that follows Maxine Simmons (played by Wiig) as she endeavours to break into Palm Beach high society. As Maxine attempts to cross that impermeable line between the have and the have-nots, Palm Royale asks the same question that still baffles us today – How much yourself are you willing to sacrifice to get what someone else has?”


Palm Royale first look at series from Apple TV+

Apple TV+


Palm Royale first look at series from Apple TV+

Apple TV+


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Who is cast in Palm Royale?


In addition to Kristen Wiig, the series features a stellar cast including Laura Dern, Allison Janney, Ricky Martin, Kaia Gerber, Josh Lucas, Leslie Bibb, Chardae Robinson, Mindy Cohn and Julia Duffy.


Special guests include the legendary Bruce Dern as well multi-award winning star Carol Burnett.


Palm Royale first look at series from Apple TV+

Apple TV+


Apple TV+ still from Palm Royale series

Apple TV+


When Will Palm Royale be released?


Palm Royale makes its global debut on Apple TV+, premiering the first three episodes on Wednesday, 20 March, 2024 followed by new episodes every Wednesday through 8 May.

(Feature Image Credit: Apple TV+)


Did you know: Bridgerton Season 3 is coming!

a still of Colin and Penelope from Bridgerton staring at each other and smiling, dressed in formal attire.


It’s the question we’ve all been asking: when will Bridgerton season 3 be released?

We finally have an answer, dear readers!

The hugely successful period drama from Shondaland will premiere on Netflix in two parts – the first on May 16 and the second on June 13.

The streamer announced the news this week, with a video of snippets from past seasons put together, along with TikToks and tweets by the show’s fans who’ve been patiently (or perhaps, impatiently?) waiting for the new season.

“I NEED BRIDGERTON SEASON 3, LIKE RIGHT NOW!” one fan tweet reads.

What will Bridgerton season 3 be about?

In May 2022, Nicola Coughlan who stars as Penelope Featherington, announced Season 3 would focus on Penelope’s relationship with Colin Bridgerton (played by Luke Newton). #Polin!

“Like Lady Whistledown, I’ve been keeping quite a big secret for quite a long time…. but I can finally tell you that @bridgertononnetflix Season Three is Colin and Penelope’s Story,” she posted on Instagram.

You’ll remember the first two seasons followed the first two novels by author Julia Quinn which focused on the lives of Daphne Bridgerton and the Duke of Hastings, and then Anthony Bridgerton’s romance with Kate Sharma.

Benedict Bridgerton’s story should be up next going by the books  – but clearly we can’t get enough of #Polin and the TV show’s creators are giving us what we want!

Who is cast in Bridgerton season 3?

In addition to returning cast members including Nicola Coughlan as Penelope, Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, Golda Rosheuvel as Queen Charlotte and Adjoah Andoh as Lady Danbury, the streamer has announced three new people will be joining the series. They include The Crown’s Sam Phillips as Lord Debling, Stay Close star Daniel Francis as Marcus Anderson and Wreck’s James Phoon as Harry Dankworth.

It was previously revealed that Francesca Bridgerton will be played by Hannah Dodd in the third instalment, taking over the role from Ruby Stokes who left to pursue another Netflix series, Lockwood & Co.


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Nehal is an award-winning news presenter, author of "A Kids Book About Kindness Online" and founder of CelebrityKind. She has dedicated her career to creating connected and healthy spaces in the media. When she's not writing, you'll find Nehal hanging with family, dancing to Beyoncé, interpreting Taylor Swift lyrics or watching old eps of Oprah.