The official The Big Door Prize trailer for Apple TV+‘s upcoming dramedy series has been released, featuring Chris O’Dowd as a small-town teacher whose life changes after the arrival of a mysterious machine that can tell a person’s true potential. The series is scheduled to make its debut on March 29 with the first three episodes, followed by one new episode weekly every Wednesday through May 17.
Check out the official The Big Door Prize trailer below:
Based on M.O. Walsh’s novel of the same name, The Big Door Prize is written and executive produced by showrunner David West Read, who’s best known for his work on the award-winning comedy Schitt’s Creek. Joining O’Dowd are Gabrielle Dennis, Ally Maki, Josh Segarra, Damon Gupton, Crystal R. Fox, Sammy Fourlas, and Djouliet Amara.
O’Dowd is playing the role of a good-natured teacher and family man named Dusty, who is forced to question his own happiness after his average life suddenly changes with the appearance of the mystifying machine.
David Ellison and Dana Goldberg serve as executive producers on The Big Door Prize for Skydance Television. Miky Lee, Young Kyu Kim, and Hyun Park executive produce for CJ ENM/Studio Dragon, alongside Bill Bost and Sarah Walker.
“The story tells the story of a small town that is forever changed when a mysterious machine appears in the general store, promising to reveal each resident’s true life potential,” reads the logline.