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Nicole Kidman and Idris Elba lead HBO series to help people sleep

A World of Calm will offer soothing images and tranqil narration to combat ‘stress and chaos’ of the world

The dulcet tones of Nicole Kidman and the soothing timbre of Idris Elba could soon be lulling you to sleep, as HBO announced they will be adapting the popular meditation app Calm for television in a series of bedtime stories.

A World of Calm will be based on the app’s Sleep Stories strand, which offers “soothing tales that mix music, sound fx and incredible voice talent to help you drift into dreamland”, and be screened over 10-episode. The stress-busting TV show will feature narration from an array of Hollywood stars, with Mahershala Ali, Keanu Reeves and Lucy Liu among the famous names already signed up to offer their voices to the project.

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