Alexander Skarsgård to star in Apple TV+ sci-fi ‘Murderbot’ series

Everyone’s favorite homicidal SecUnit will soon head to the small screen in a new “Murderbot” TV series picked up by Apple TV+ and based on distinguished author Martha Wells’s thrilling collection of far future sci-fi novels.

Wells hinted at a “Murderbot” streaming series in development during our exclusive chat with her back in June of 2021, and now it appears that project is coming to full fruition with the recent full-series commitment and casting announcement of Alexander Skarsgård (“True Blood,” “The Northman”) aboard as executive producer and snagging the lead role as the soap opera-watching cyborg.