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Samuel L. Jackson to Star in Apple TV+ ‘The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey’ Adaptation

Apple TV+ is continuing to bulk up its partnerships with high-profile actors. The streaming service has greenlit “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” an upcoming limited series that will star Samuel L. Jackson.The six-episode series will be written and executive produced by best-selling author Walter Mosley, who wrote the novel that Apple’s upcoming show is […]

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‘The Banker’ Dp Charlotte Bruus Christensen on Adopting ‘Classic Movie Style’

“The Banker,” a sumptuous Apple TV Plus production competing in the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival’s main competition this week, is the true story of Bernard Garrett and Joe Morris, two Black investors who broke down racial barriers during the 1960s by keeping their race secret. Dp Charlotte Bruus Christensen worked with director George Nolfi to conjure […]

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The Banker review: Apple’s first movie is a slick yet patchy racism drama

Strong performances from Anthony Mackie and Samuel L Jackson lift this intriguing if not fully realised true story about black entrepreneurs in the 1960sThere’s a considerable amount of baggage arriving with the delayed release of The Banker, Apple’s first original movie, now landing online after a token two-week theatrical window. Primed for awards glory, or […]

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‘Hala’ Trailer: ‘Blockers’ Star Geraldine Viswanathan Leads the Sundance Selected, Apple TV+ Coming-of-Age Drama

Apple TV+ may have just launched with a small collection of original TV shows to try out, but they’re wasting no time releasing some lower key dramas into theaters before sending them to their streaming library as the year winds down. This week brought the first trailer for The Banker starring Samuel L. Jackson and […]

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Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha to Star in ‘Slyvie’

Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha are set to star in the feature film “Slyvie.”Eugene Ashe has written the screenplay and will direct with production currently underway.The film is described as a love story set in the cool jazz era of New York City in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s. Sylvie (played by Thompson) meets aspiring saxophonist […]

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