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Juliette uncovers shocking secrets and the truth behind a vast underground silo in a polluted dystopian world

In a dystopian world ravaged by pollution, a vast underground silo houses thousands of people. When the sheriff violates a crucial rule resulting in unexplained deaths, engineer Juliette begins to unravel startling revelations and discovers the truth about the silo.

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Rebecca Ferguson leads in Apple TV+ dystopian sci-fi series from The Americans executive producer

Silo is a dystopian sci-fi TV series written and created by Graham Yost for Apple TV+. It is based on the book series of the same name by Hugh Howey originally released in 2011. Yost's previous writing credits include Speed, Broken Arrow and Hard Rain. He developed the neo-Western crime TV series Justified on FX as well as executive produced the spy TV drama The Americans, also on FX. He executive produces Silo along with series lead Rebecca Ferguson. Additional exec producers include the series' director Morten Tyldum, Howey, Remi Aubuchon, Fred Golan, Nina Jack and Ingrid Escajeda.

Rebecca Ferguson stars as Juliette, an engineer driven by the desire to uncover the truth about a loved one's murder. Ferguson is best known for her portrayal of Ilsa Faust in the Mission: Impossible films beginning with 2015’s Rogue Nation. She leads an ensemble cast in the project which includes notable talents such as Common from The Chi, Harriet Walter who has been nominated for an Emmy for her role in Succession, Chinaza Uche known for his appearance in Dickinson, Avi Nash from The Walking Dead, David Oyelowo who received critical acclaim for his role in Selma, Rashida Jones who has been nominated for an Emmy for her role in Parks and Recreation, and Academy Award winner Tim Robbins.


May 16, 2012

The project was initially slated to be a feature film under 20th Century Fox who entered talks to purchase the rights to Hugh Howey's self-published e-book, Wool, on May 11th, 2012. Just five days later, the news was confirmed that 20th Century Fox had indeed acquired the rights to the novel with Ridley Scott and Steven Zaillian among the notable producers attached to the film. (Source: Deadline)

November 28, 2012

J Blakeson was reported to be in discussions to both write and direct the film. (Source: Vulture)

June 5, 2015

The project underwent further changes as it was later revealed that Nicole Perlman had been brought on board to revise the script, resulting in J Blakeson stepping away from the project. (Source: The Wrap)

July 30, 2018

When the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney occurred, the film led to being ultimately scrapped. News eventually broke that a new version of the project was now being developed as a TV series on AMC, with LaToya Morgan set to write the adaptation as part of her overall deal with AMC Studios. (Source: Variety)

May 20, 2021

The project was picked up by Apple TV+ and a 10-episode series order was given. Morgan, the original creator and writer, was replaced by Graham Yost, who has a contract with Apple TV+ for multiple series. Yost is now the showrunner and Morten Tyldum will direct and be an executive producer of the series. Rebecca Ferguson was announced to star as the lead. (Source: Variety)

August 18, 2021

Tim Robbins is announced to have joined the cast. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

August 19, 2021

Principal photography began in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire in late August 2021 and was planned to continue until the second quarter of 2022. (Source: The Knowledge)

September 22, 2021

Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo, Common, Harriet Walter, Avi Nash, and Chinaza Uche were announced as additions to the cast. (Source: Deadline)

March 6, 2023

The series will be available to stream on Apple TV+ beginning May 5, 2023. Initially, viewers will be able to watch the first two episodes right away while the remaining episodes will be made available on a weekly basis until June 30. First look images and a first official trailer also released, showcasing the show's dystopian universe and its characters. (Source: TVLine)

April 15, 2023

Production for the second season began in mid-April 2023, one month before the release of the first season. (Source: Variety)

May 5, 2023

Silo premiered on Apple TV+.


Science-Fiction, Drama



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Rebecca Ferguson
Juliette Nichols
Robert Sims
Harriet Walter
Martha Walker
Avi Nash
Lukas Kyle
Rick Gomez
Patrick Kennedy
Tim Robbins
Bernard Holland