After the epic Avengers/MCU films Anthony and Joe Russo life goes in the shape of Cherry. Tonight Apple TV+ have teased us with the shape of the Official Film Trailer, starring Tom Holland. As you’ll see his life is spiralling out of control, wasted as War hero becomes bank robber!
The film looks a step up for Holland with a project that’s a serious challenge for him, even with the dark comedic tone. That much it could lead to the actor nominated for several awards including an Oscar?
Holland stars as our titular character as a disenfranchised young man, who has made a series bad moves left him losing everything. Who becomes as army medic in Iraq to return home an hero, underneath the heroism he’s battling PTSD and a drug addiction. Leading him to rob banks fund his fix and those he owes money too.
“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.
The film also stars Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor, Michael Rispoli, Jeff Wahlberg, Forrest Goodluck, and Michael Gandolfini.
Cherry does have a scheduled cinema release for 26th February, however in the current climate the global release on Apple TV+ in 12th March is probably more realistic.