In 2001, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, who had previously worked on Saving Private Ryan together, created and produced Band of Brothers, an American World War II miniseries based on the non-fiction book by Stephen E. Ambrose that chronicled the warpath a group of American soldiers in Europe during the war. The title of the book and the series was taken from William Shakespeare’s Henry V, in which the titular protagonist used the phrase in one of his speeches.
Band of Brothers is one of the best miniseries in the history of television and HBO had a major hit with the show; the show won an Emmy and Golden Globe award for best miniseries. Band of Brothers was so popular that it spawned a sequel series, The Pacific, which aired in 2010 and also received several awards. The Pacific was also produced by HBO and was likewise a success.
More than a decade later, a third show has been commissioned, this time by Apple TV+, Masters of the Air, and we are going to tell you everything we know about the show in today’s exciting new article.
Masters of the Air is an upcoming World War II-based miniseries produced by Apple TV+. It is set in the same “universe” as the critically acclaimed miniseries Band of Brothers and The Pacific, both series on which Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg served as (executive) producers.
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