Greyhound went by way of a tumultuous interval forward of its launch. Sony Footage deliberate to launch it in theaters, however that concept was stymied by the COVID-19 pandemic that shut cinema chains worldwide. As an alternative, Sony auctioned the rights and Apple TV+ was the shock winner. By buying Greyhound, Apple confirmed it was prepared to spend large to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and different streaming majors.
Apple TV+ additionally partnered with Hanks (and Steven Spielberg) on the WW II collection Masters of the Air. Different initiatives coming to the $4.99 monthly service quickly embody Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks starring Invoice Murray and Rashida Jones, the Spike Jonze doc Beastie Boys Story and Defending Jacob with Chris Evans.