'One-of-a-Kind Marcie' trailer introduces Peanuts special

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Apple TV+ is teasing the new special Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie.

The streaming service shared a trailer for the animated special Wednesday.


One-of-a-Kind Marcie features characters from Charles M. Schulz's beloved comic strip Peanuts. it premieres Aug. 18.

The new special centers on Marcie, the introverted friend of Peppermint Patty, as she helps Patty train for the school golf championship and is unexpectedly elected class president.

"Suddenly thrust into the spotlight, Marcie struggles to cope with the expectations of her new job and retreats as far from the public eye as possible," an official synopsis reads.

"As the golf championship begins, Marcie is still in hiding and Peppermint Patty is forced to tee off with Charlie Brown filling in as her caddie.

"But after some wise advice and a little introspection, Marcie realizes she can still make a difference for her friends and the school -- she'll just have to buck other people's expectations and do it her own unique way."

One-of-a-Kind Marcie is written by Betsy Walters and directed by Raymond S. Persi. The special is produced for Apple TV+ by Peanuts and WildBrain, with Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, Cornelius Uliano, Paige Braddock, Josh Scherba, Stephanie Betts and Logan McPherson as producers.


Apple TV+ is also developing two other Peanuts originals, Camp Snoopy and Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin.

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