Apple has announced that it has acquired the rights to a new film starring Mahershala Ali, two time Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor in “Green Book” and “Moonlight”. The film is written and directed by Benjamin Cleary.
Swan Song is described as a film set in the near future, where we will explore how someone, even from afar, can make life happier for the people he loves. Mahershala Ali will play the main role of Milo.
Production of the film will begin in the spring and at the moment Apple has not announced the timing for the release on Apple TV +. However, the company confirmed that the film will also be available in theaters.
“Benjamin Cleary’s script for Swan Song immediately connected with the way we understand things“Said Matt Dentler, Apple’s Feature Development and Acquisitions manager. “We look forward to combining Benjamin’s vision with Mahershala’s undeniable talent to deliver this highly layered story to the public worldwide“.
Recall that the first major Apple TV + movie, The Banker, will be available from March 20.