Apple has acquired “Swan Song,” a brand new movie starring two-time Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali, that may be a part of its Apple TV+ authentic movie slate together with a theatrical launch, the corporate introduced on Wednesday.
The movie can be produced by Apple and Anonymous Content, and can go into manufacturing this spring. Adam Shulman (“Defending Jacob”) and Jacob Perlin (“The Amazing Johnathan Documentary”) will produce the movie on behalf of Anonymous Content, together with Mahershala Ali.
“Swan Song” is a genre-bending drama that can be directed by Academy Award-winner Benjamin Cleary (“Stutterer”), who additionally wrote the mission. Set within the close to future, the movie explores how far somebody will go, and the way a lot they’ll sacrifice, to make a happier life for the folks they love. Mahershala Ali will star within the movie as Milo.
“Swan Song” joins upcoming Apple Original movies that may premiere in theaters and on Apple TV+, together with the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Award-winning Documentary “Boys State,” “The Banker,” “Beastie Boys Story,” “On The Rocks,” “Wolfwalkers” and extra.
Ali is a two-time Academy Award profitable actor for his roles in “Moonlight” and “Green Book.” He was not too long ago nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award for his function in HBO’s “True Detective.” He will subsequent star as “Blade” within the anticipated upcoming Marvel movie and not too long ago wrapped a visitor arc on “Ramy.” He additionally produced the upcoming HBO documentary “We are the Dream” by way of his manufacturing firm Know Wonder.
Mahershala Ali is represented by WME, Anonymous Content and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern, Benjamin Cleary is represented by Ian Benson and Nicola Biltoo at The Agency (London) Ltd. and Anonymous Content.
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