Defending Jacob’ and ‘Beastie Boys Story’ lands on Apple TV+

San Francisco, April 26 (IANS) Apple has released the first three of eight episodes of the gripping thriller ‘Defending Jacob’ along with “Beastie Boys Story,” a Spike Jonze documentary based on the Beastie Boys on Apple TV+.

‘Defending Jacob’ stars Chris Evans, known for his starring role in the ‘Captain America’ films, and Michelle Dockery, known for ‘Downton Abbey’. Jaeden Martell, known for ‘Knives Out’ and ‘It Chapter Two’, and J.K Simmons, known for ‘Oz’ and ‘Counterpart,’ are also main characters, MacRumers reported recently.

The Beastie Boys Story/documentary is now out on Apple TV+.

Apple originally planned to release “Beastie Boys Story” in theaters ahead of its Apple TVaCE+ debut.

It is based on the “Beastie Boys Book,” which was published in October 2018, and it features band members Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz.

The film reunites Beastie Boys with director Spike Jonze over 25 years after directing the music video for the album’s immortal hit single, ‘Sabotage’.