Apple is set to expand its streaming service with new and old content: Tom Hanks’ upcoming war-drama feature film “Greyhound” will premiere on Apple TV+,
A new report indicated that the streaming service is starting to acquire movies. and older television shows for distribution.
Tom Hanks’ Greyhound will land on Apple TV Plus
But the film was originally reserved for a theatrical release by Sony Pictures. Variety describes the film as “set in the early days of World War II” as an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by Captain Hanks Ernest Kruse of the Nazis.
The high-profile movie was written by Tom Hanks and has yet to be released for Apple TV+ on streaming sites in more than 100 countries. A start date for Greyhound has yet to be set. It was initially slated to leave in mid-June, a short time on Father’s Day.
Set in the early days of World War II, the portrait shows “an international convoy of 37 Allied ships led by Captain Higgs.
Ernest Kruse,” as they cross the treacherous North Atlantic, as the Nazis are chased by submarine wolves. . . Greyhound’s first trailer certainly looked promising and after his brilliant job on Captain Phillips, there’s no question seeing Hanks returning to sea. Not to mention, he’s clearly no stranger to WWII movies, and he’s been involved with some of the best movies / TV shows in the genre.
Tom Hanks has recently been a particularly big name in the public eye as he and his wife Rita Wilson were the first prominent names to test positive for COVID-19. After spotting the virus on the sets of Baz Luhrmann’s biopic Elvis Presley in Australia, the couple broke up abroad before properly recovering and returned home to Los Angeles.