In a deal that lands in the high $40 millions, Apple has acquired worldwide rights to Cherry, the first film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo since Avengers: Endgame, reports Deadline.
In the film, an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Nico Walker, Tom Holland (Spider-Man, The Devil All The Time) plays Walker, a young Cleveland man who, after being spurned by the love of his life, joins the army before she returns to tell him she has made a mistake and they belong together. He becomes an Army medic in Iraq and sees violence and carnage no one should. Returning with a raging case of undiagnosed PTSD, he is prescribed the opiate Oxycontin. Soon, he and his young wife — played by Ciara Bravo (Small Engine Repair) move from pills to heroin, and he turns to robbing banks to pay their debts and feed their habit.
Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, as well as at tv.apple.com, for US$4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. The Apple TV app will be available on Sony and VIZIO smart TVs later this year. For a limited time, customers who purchase a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free. This special offer is good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device. For more info, go to apple.com/tvpr.