Apple Continues to Build Its Prestige Film Slate with New Justin Timberlake Drama ‘Palmer’
Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon.” The Tom Hanks-starrer “Greyhound.” Will Smith vehicle “Sharper.” And announced Wednesday, “Palmer,” starring Justin Timberlake.
As Apple continues to acquire films, the tech giant’s strategy in its first year in Hollywood is growing clearer: It’s betting that big names, big budgets, and prestige films will help keep users satisfied.The company’s latest acquisition, “Palmer,” is directed by Oscar winner Fisher Stevens (“The Cove”) and is currently in post-production.
It stars Timberlake as a former college football phenomenon who, after a stint in prison, returns to his hometown to get his life back on track.
He is unexpectedly tasked with looking after a unique boy who has been abandoned by his mother.
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