'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey' Official Trailer with Samuel Jackson
by Alex Billington
February 7, 2022
"I got a lot of things to do… And I need my memory to do it." Apple TV+ has revealed an official trailer for an upcoming streaming series titled The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, starring Samuel L. Jackson as "an ailing man forgotten by his family, by his friends, and by even himself." So sad. Suddenly left without his trusted caretaker, Ptolemy Grey is assigned to the care of an orphaned teenager named Robyn. When they learn about a treatment that will restore Ptolemy’s dementia-addled memories, it takes them all on a journey toward shocking truths. The six-episode series will debut will debut this March on Apple TV+. The cast also includes Dominique Fishback, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, and Damon Gupton. Well this looks quite interesting. Jackson looks better than he has been for years with a deep, complex performance. And I'm glad this film explores the challenges that come with dementia in this way. Definitely worth a look.
Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, from Apple's YouTube:
Ptolemy Grey, an ailing man is forgotten by his family, by his friends, and by even himself. Suddenly left without his trusted caretaker and on the brink of sinking even deeper into a lonely dementia, Ptolemy is assigned to the care of orphaned teenager Robyn, played by Dominique Fishback. When they learn about a treatment that can restore Ptolemy’s dementia-addled memories, it begins a journey toward shocking truths about the past, present and future. The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey is a mini-series with episodes directed by filmmaker Ramin Bahrani, director of the films Man Push Cart, Chop Shop, Goodbye Solo, At Any Price, 99 Homes, Fahrenheit 451, and The White Tiger previously, plus the doc 2nd Chance. Writing credits have not been confirmed yet. Based on the novel by Walter Mosley. Executive produced by Ramin Bahrani, Diane Houslin, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, David Levine, Walter Mosley, & Eli Selden. Apple will release the series streaming on Apple TV+ starting March 11th, 2022 coming soon.
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