Calls trailer: Apple’s new thriller stars Nick Jonas and Aubrey Plaza’s voices
What is television? The definition becomes a little hazy in the streaming era, when programming can roll out at movie-length or in “quick bites,” and can tell interconnected narratives across 18 different shows or anthologized one-offs without any semblance of plot. Apple’s newly announced series Calls promises to blur traditions even further.
Coming to Apple TV Plus later this month, each installment of the nine-episode thriller series “follows a darkly dramatic mystery that unfolds through a series of seemingly average, unconnected phone calls that quickly become surreal as the characters face growingly unsettling experiences,” according to a news release.
And it really is that bare bones: Based on the trailer above, Calls matches vocal performances with abstract…