'Palmer': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Justin Timberlake-starrer on Apple TV+

'Palmer': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Justin Timberlake-starrer on Apple TV+
Justin Timberlake and Ryder Allen in 'Palmer' (IMDb)

Apple TV+ is churning out their next film, 'Palmer', which stars Justin Timberlake, Alisha Wainright, June Squibb and Juno Temple. As the lead, Timberlake portrays a former All-American collegiate football star named Eddie Palmer who is trying to find his life's purpose, after spending 12 years in jail. The punishment literally torpedoed his football career.

In the trailer, we can see Palmer back in his Louisiana home, where his grandmother, played by June Squibb, as well as a little boy named Sam (Ryder Allen) are eager to see him.  Sam has been abandoned by his mother and is being bullied in school. Palmer finds solace in mentoring him. Here's all we know about the film.


Release date

'Palmer' will release on Apple TV+, January 29. 

Plot details

Eddie Palmer is an athlete who gets addicted to painkillers and is caught robbing a home. After 12 years in prison, he returns to his hometown to find his grandmother caring for a neighbor’s child. However, the child is not able to conform to the rigid behavioral expectations of his rural home. Director Fisher Stevens said of the film in an interview with Billboard, "Next door is a beautiful 30-year-old woman who’s a meth addict, who has an eight-year-old boy, who likes to play with dolls and dress up as a girl in red state America. Justin’s grandmother is co-parenting this boy with the meth addict mom who is always off trying to cop dope.”



Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake performs onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show (Getty Images)


Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer who has a net worth of $250 million. He is married to actress Jessica Biel. He began his career on the show 'Star Search' and 'The All-New Mickey Mouse Club', and then hurtled to fame as the member of the boyband NYSNC. 


Alisha Wainwright

Alisha Wainwright attends the Netflix “Raising Dion” Special Screening (Getty Images)


Wainwright is known for 'Raising Dion' (2019) and 'Shadowhunters'.

Juno Temple

Juno Temple (Getty Images)


Juno Violet Temple has appeared in the films 'Killer Joe', 'Black Mass', 'The Other Boleyn Girl', 'Wild Child', 'Atonement', 'Maleficent', 'The Three Musketeers', 'Afternoon Delight', and 'The Dark Knight Rises'.

The film also stars June Squibb and Ryder Allen. 


The film has been directed by Fisher Stevens. 




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