'Cherry' Full Cast List: Meet Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo and the rest of the actors in Russo Brothers crime drama
Inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, Cherry, the eponymous 'unhinged character who drifts from dropping out of college to serving in Iraq as an Army medic', is only anchored by his one true love, Emily
‘Cherry’, an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances.
Inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, Cherry, the eponymous “unhinged character who drifts from dropping out of college to serving in Iraq as an Army medic”, is only anchored by his one true love, Emily. When Cherry returns home a war hero, he battles the demons of undiagnosed PTSD and spirals into drug addiction, surrounding himself with a menagerie of depraved misfits.
Draining his finances, Cherry turns to bank robbing to fund his addiction, shattering his relationship with Emily along the way. As per Apple TV+, the film is a “darkly humorous, unflinching coming-of-age story of a man on a universal quest for purpose and human connection”. Let’s take a look at the film’s cast:
Tom Holland as Cherry
The 24-year-old British actor rose to stardom for playing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, ‘Avengers: Endgame’, ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ and an upcoming sequel. Holland's other films include ‘How I Live Now’, ‘In the Heart of the Sea’, ‘The Lost City of Z’, ‘The Current War’, ‘Spies in Disguise’, ‘The Devil All the Time’ and ‘Onward’.
Ciara Bravo as Emily
The 23-year-old American actor began her career as a child artist, starring in the Nickelodeon series ‘Big Time Rush’ and the Fox series ‘Red Band Society’. She also appeared in the Nickelodeon television films ‘Jinxed’ and ‘Swindle’. Bravo is also a voice artist and her work includes ‘Open Season 3’, ‘Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown’, and ‘Special Agent Oso’.
Jack Reynor as Pills and Coke
The 29-year-old Irish actor is best known for playing Richard Karlsen in Lenny Abrahamson's film ‘What Richard Did’. The role won him an IFTA Award for Best Film Actor. His other notable roles include ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’, ‘Glassland’, ‘Macbeth’, ‘Sing Street’, ‘Midsommar’, and the CBS All Access streaming series ‘Strange Angel’.
Michael Rispoli as Tommy
The 60-year-old American character actor is perhaps best known for playing the role of Jackie Aprile Sr. in the HBO television series ‘The Sopranos’. His other notable roles include ‘The Deuce’, ‘Framing John DeLorean’, ‘The Rum Diary’, ‘Blue Bloods’, ‘The Taking of Pelham 123’, ‘While You Were Sleeping’, among others.
Damon Wayans Jr. as Drill Sgt. Masters
The 38-year-old American actor and comedian is the oldest son of actor-comedian Damon Wayans, and nephew of Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kim Wayans, and Marlon Wayans. He is most widely known for starring as Brad Williams in the ABC sitcom ‘Happy Endings’, and as Coach in the Fox sitcom ‘New Girl’. In 2014, he starred in the comedy film ‘Let's Be Cops’, and provided the voice of Wasabi in ‘Big Hero 6’.
Thomas Lennon as Father Whomever/Dr. Whomever
The 50-year-old American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, director, and novelist is best known for his work as a cast member on MTV's ‘The State’, for his role as Lieutenant Jim Dangle on the Comedy Central series ‘Reno 911!’ and as Felix Unger on the CBS series ‘The Odd Couple’. Lennon’s notable film roles, especially in comedies, include ‘17 Again’, ‘I Love You, Man’, ‘Knight of Cups’, and more.
The film also stars Jeff Wahlberg as Jimenez, Forrest Goodluck as James Lightfoot, Michael Gandolfini as Cousin Joe, Kyle Harvey as Roy, Pooch Hall as Sgt. Whomever, Kelli Berglund as Madison Kowalski, Jose Pablo Cantillo as Drill Sgt. Deco, Nicole Forester as Doctor, Jamie Brewer as Shelly, Fionn O'Shea as Arnold, Sam Clemmett as Yuri, and Adam Long as Staff Sgt. Greene.
‘Cherry’ is scheduled to be released in theaters on February 26, 2021, and on Apple TV+ on March 12, 2021.