Apple TV+ offers behind-the-scenes look at the making of ‘Finch,’ starring Tom Hanks
Friday December 17, 2021. 07:12 PM , from Mac Daily News
Apple has shared a video which provides viewers a behind-the-scenes look at how the Apple TV+ film “Finch,” starring Tom Hanks was produced.
A man (played by Tom Hanks), a dog and a robot (played by Caleb Landry Jones) form an unlikely family In “Finch,” premiered exclusively on Apple TV+ on Friday, November 5th.
In “Finch,” a man, a robot and a dog form an unlikely family in a powerful and moving adventure of one man’s quest to ensure that his beloved canine companion will be cared for after he’s gone. Hanks stars as Finch, a robotics engineer and one of the few survivors of a cataclysmic solar event that has left the world a wasteland. But Finch, who has been living in an underground bunker for a decade, has built a world of his own that he shares with his dog, Goodyear. He creates a robot, played by Jones, to watch over Goodyear when he no longer can. As the trio embarks on a perilous journey into a desolate American West, Finch strives to show his creation, who names himself Jeff, the joy and wonder of what it means to be alive. Their road trip is paved with both challenges and humor, as it’s as difficult for Finch to goad Jeff and Goodyear to get along as it is for him to manage the dangers of the new world.
Hanks’ follow-up to the blockbuster Apple Original Film “Greyhound” comes from cutting-edge filmmaker Miguel Sapochnik (“Game of Thrones,” “True Detective”), with an original screenplay by Craig Luck, making his feature-film writing debut, and Ivor Powell (associate producer of “Blade Runner” and “Alien”). The film is produced by Kevin Misher (“Coming 2 America,” “Fighting With My Family”), Jack Rapke (“Cast Away,” “Flight”), Jacqueline Levine (“Witches,” “Allied”), and Powell. The executive producers are Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis, Luck, Sapochnik, Andy Berman, Adam Merims and Jeb Brody. Apple Original Films’ “Finch” is an Amblin Entertainment and Reliance Entertainment presentation, in association with Walden Media. “Finch” is an Imagemovers and Misher Films production.
Here’s the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at “Finch,” a powerful and emotionally gripping story of one man’s journey with his dog and a newly built robot.
Stream Finch on Apple TV+ here: https://apple.co/_Finch
MacDailyNews Take: We saw Finch and liked it more than we expected we would after reading the early lukewarm pre-release reviews.
Next up for Hanks on Apple TV+ is the $200+ million limited series Masters of the Air, executive produced by some guy named Steven Spielberg, Hanks, Gary Goetzman, and Cary Joji Fukunaga.
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