Prepare for an impending wave of chills on Apple TV+ as they bring forth the horror series “The Changeling,” an adaptation of Victor LaValle’s gripping best-selling novel. This is an experience you certainly won’t want to overlook. We unveil details about “The Changeling,” including its release date, cast, and more exciting information.

While Apple TV+ has previously treated subscribers to suspenseful and thrilling content, the upcoming horror installment is set to revolutionize the viewing experience for devoted fans.

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Release Date:

Mark your calendars for the onset of horror on September 8, 2023, as Apple TV+ unleashes the first three episodes of the series. Subsequently, every Friday will bring a new episode to keep you on the edge of your seat.


The impending series takes its inspiration from Victor LaValle’s chilling narrative, which delves into the life of Apollo Kagwa, a secondhand book merchant, and the mysterious vanishing of his father. Now a grown man and a father himself, Apollo finds himself tormented by reawakened childhood nightmares. Meanwhile, his wife Emma’s unusual actions initially seem to be attributed to postpartum depression, but Apollo swiftly grasps that the scope of these occurrences far exceeds anything he could have envisioned.


  • LaKeith Stanfield as Apollo Kagwa
  • Clark Backo as Emma “Emmy” Valentine
  • Adina Porter as Lillian Kagwa
  • Amirah Vann as Kim Valentine
  • Samuel T. Herring as William Wheeler
  • Malcolm Barrett as Patrice Green

Bringing this series to life is a collaboration between Apple Studios and Annapurna, with Megan Ellison, Patrick Chu, and Ali Krug assuming the roles of executive producers for Annapurna. Showrunner Kelly Marcel, the author of the book Victor LaValle, David Knoller, and director Jonathan van Tulleken are also on board as executive producers, along with the starring talent LaKeith Stanfield. Director Matsoukas contributes her executive producing expertise through her production company, De La Revolución Films. Additionally, Sue Naegle and David Wolkis hold executive producer positions, while Khaliah Neal takes on the role of co-executive producer.

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The debut kicks off with the first trio of episodes on September 8, followed by a fresh episode release every Friday until October 13, culminating in a total of eight thrilling episodes.