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Noma Dumezwani joins cast of Apple TV+’s upcoming ‘Murderbot’ series

Noma Dumezwani (“The Little Mermaid”) is set as a lead opposite Alexander Skarsgård, in Apple TV+’s sci-fi drama series “Murderbot,” from Chris and Paul Weitz (“About a Boy”) and Paramount Television Studios, reports Deadline.

Dumezweni, a two-time Olivier Award winner and a Tony nominee, was most recently seen in action thriller “Retribution” and as The Queen in “The Little Mermaid” for Disney. She’ll next be seen in Apple TV+ limited series “Presumed Innocent.”

About ‘Murderbot’

Here’s how the 10-episode series is described: “Murderbot” is an action-packed sci-fi series, based on the award-winning books by Martha Wells, about a self-hacking security android who is horrified by human emotion yet drawn to its vulnerable “clients.” Murderbot must hide its free will and complete a dangerous assignment when all it really wants is to be left alone to watch futuristic soap operas and figure out its place in the universe.

“Murderbot” hails from Paramount Television Studios. The Weitz brothers will write, direct and produce under their Depth of Field banner. Andrew Miano also executive produces alongside for Depth of Field. David S. Goyer executive produces alongside Keith Levine for Phantom Four. Wells will serve as consulting producer.

About Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at, for $9.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. 

For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free. For more information, visit and see the full list of supported devices.

Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today
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