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Wiz Khalifa will be starring in a brand new Apple TV series titled Dickinson. The “Black and Yellow” rapper will portray a character named Death who assists Hailee Steinfield in the retelling of the Emily Dickinson story, as That Grape Juice reports.

Dickinson‘s creator, Alena Smith said that getting Wiz Khalifa on board was “magical.”

“We literally put Wiz Khalifa on our tone board as this would be the dream-like he’s the aesthetic we want Death to have and then somehow we magically got Wiz Khalifa, so that was incredible,” Smith said.

Check out the trailer below.

Dickinson - Official "Afterlife" Trailer | Apple TV+

Dickinson premieres November 1 on the Apple TV app with an Apple TV+ subscription. Song: "Afterlife" by Hailee Steinfeld: Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series starring Oscar®nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Created by Alena Smith, Dickinson audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.

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