Apple TV+ film ‘Cherry’, which stars Tom Holland, is available to stream starting today.
The film is based on a novel of the same name and centres around a young Iraq war vet Cherry (Tom Holland), who returns from his service with severe PTSD. Struggling with his past, Cherry falls into addition to drugs, leading him to commit bank robberies to sustain himself. The Spider-Man star is also joined by Ciara Bravo who plays the role of Emily, Cherry’s true love and anchor during his turmoil.
Cherry’ follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. Inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, ‘Cherry’ features Tom Holland in the title role as an unhinged character who drifts from dropping out of college to serving in Iraq as an Army medic and is only anchored by his one true love, Emily (Ciara Bravo). When Cherry returns home a war hero, he battles the demons of undiagnosed PTSD and spirals into drug addiction, surrounding himself with a menagerie of depraved misfits. Draining his finances, Cherry turns to bank robbing to fund his addiction, shattering his relationship with Emily along the way. Brought to the screen in bold, gritty fashion by visionary directors Anthony and Joe Russo, ‘Cherry’ is a darkly humorous, unflinching coming-of-age story of a man on a universal quest for purpose and human connection.
‘Cherry’ is directed by Marvel Studios directors Antony Russo and Joe Russo. The Russo brothers have a relationship working with Tom Holland during the production of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, and ‘Avengers: Endgame’. This is the first film to come from the duo since the release of the highly-acclaimed Avengers film.
It was reported that Apple acquired the streaming right of ‘Cherry’ for a substantial sum of roughly $40 million USD.
Apple TV+ is available for $5.99 CAD/month.