Tom Hanks-Starring Greyhound Lands July Release on Apple TV+

Tom Hanks-Starring Greyhound Lands July Release on Apple TV+

Tom Hanks-starring Greyhound lands July release on Apple TV+

Just over a month after Apple TV+ acquired the rights to the Tom Hanks-starring and scripted World War II biographical thriller Greyhound, the streaming service has announced the film is set to premiere on July 10, according to Deadline.

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Based on C.S. Forester’s novel The Good Shepherd, the film will be set in the early days of WWII. In Greyhound, an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by captain Ernest Krause (Hanks) in his first command of a U.S. destroyer, crosses the treacherous waters of the Black Pit in the North Atlantic while hotly pursued by wolf packs of Nazi U-boats. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy in order to give the allies a chance to win the war. The film is directed by Aaron Schneider.

The film stars Tom Hanks (Saving Private RyanA Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodCast Away), Stephen Graham (SnatchTinker Tailor Soldier SpyRocketman), Rob Morgan (MudboundStranger ThingsDaredevil), and Oscar nominee Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las VegasThe BoysDeath Wish).

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The film is directed by Oscar-winner Aaron Schneider (Two SoldiersGet Low) from a script penned by Tom Hanks. It is produced by Emmy winner Gary Goetzman (Olive KitteridgeGame ChangeThe Pacific). Greyhound will premiere on Apple TV+ on July 10!