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Justin Timberlake Goes from Hometown Hero to Convicted Felon on Apple TV+

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Apple TV+ continues to cobble collectively a list of authentic films for its pretty new streaming service, because it carves out its personal area of interest amongst the streaming crowd. In the present day, we now have a primary take a look at their new drama Palmer, which stars pop megastar and typically actor Justin Timberlake as a convicted felon trying to reform his life. The film comes from director Fisher Stevens, who’s an ’80s film icon and has continued to have a gradual profession in leisure ever since.

Coming from Apple Unique Movies, Palmer will premiere globally on Apple TV+ simply after the brand new yr, with a launch date set for January 29, 2021. In the present day Apple TV+ unveiled the trailer for the brand new movie Palmer, which arrives together with the primary poster.

Former high-school soccer star Eddie Palmer (Justin Timberlake) went from hometown hero to convicted felon, incomes himself twelve years in a state penitentiary. He returns dwelling to Louisiana, the place he strikes again in with Vivian (June Squibb), the grandmother who raised him. Whereas making an attempt to maintain his head down and rebuild a quiet life for himself, Palmer is haunted by recollections of his glory days and the suspicious eyes of his small city group.

Issues turn into extra difficult when Vivian’s hard-living neighbor Shelly (Juno Temple) disappears on a chronic bender, leaving her precocious and distinctive 7-year-old son Sam (Ryder Allen), usually the goal of bullying, in Palmer’s reluctant care. In time, Palmer is drawn right into a extra hopeful world as he forges a reference to Sam by their shared expertise of being made to really feel totally different by these round them.

Life improves for Palmer, and a romance develops between him and Sam’s instructor Maggie (Alisha Wainwright). An inspiring and sudden journey unfolds for the three of them, however quickly Palmer’s previous threatens to tear aside this new life.

Apple TV+ is dwelling to award-winning Apple Originals from immediately’s most imaginative storytellers. Apple TV+ affords premium, compelling drama and comedy sequence, characteristic movies, groundbreaking documentaries, and youngsters and household leisure, and is accessible to look at throughout all of your favourite screens. 

After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ grew to become the primary all-original streaming service to launch across the world, and has premiered extra authentic hits and obtained extra award recognitions sooner than another streaming service. Apple Originals have been honored with 136 awards nominations and 43 wins in simply over a yr, together with Critics Selection Awards, Critics Selection Documentary Awards, Daytime and Primetime Emmy Awards, an NAACP Picture Award, a Peabody Award, and extra.

Apple TV+ is accessible on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod contact, Mac, choose Samsung and LG sensible TVs, Amazon Hearth TV and Roku gadgets, in addition to at television.apple.com, for $4.99 per 30 days with a seven-day free trial. The Apple TV app will likely be obtainable on Sony and VIZIO sensible TVs later this yr. For a restricted time, clients who buy a brand new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod contact can take pleasure in one yr of Apple TV+ totally free. This particular provide is nice for 3 months after the primary activation of the eligible gadget.*

B. Alan Orange at Movieweb

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