'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey': 5 things to know about the Apple TV+ drama
Seeing your favorite books come to life on screen is one of the coolest things that can happen to a reader with the likes of movies like the 'Harry Potter' series, 'Twilight', 'Hunger Games' and more proving so.
Apple TV+'s upcoming series 'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey' does the same and is based on the book by Walter Mosley that revolves around a mystery that a dementia patient who has been granted a special treatment, tries to solve. With time running out on the clock that allows him to get back his memories, the drama is looking to be a thrilling watch. Before reading on to know more about it do consider checking out 'Defending Jacob' and 'Greyhound' if you love yourself some intriguing dramas.
When does 'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey' release and where to watch it?
'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey' is set to premiere on March 11, 2022. You can watch it on Apple TV+.
What is 'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey' about?
The official Apple TV+ synopsis reads: “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey” stars Samuel L Jackson as Ptolemy Grey, an ailing man 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.
Who stars in the Apple TV+ drama?
Samuel L Jackson as Ptolemy Grey
Samuel L Jackson is one of the world's most popular actors and is recognized by many generations for his hit films and movies. He rose to prominence in the 1990s with hit movies like 'Goodfellas', 'Patriot Games', ' Jurassic Park', 'Django Unchained', ' Pulp Fiction' and more. His bankability has been proven with the huge numbers he draws in with the films in which he has appeared collectively grossing over $27 billion worldwide. A highly prolific actor, who has appeared in more than 150 films, he is recognized by the young generation for his role as Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jackson will play the titular role in 'The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey'.
The rest of the cast includes Dominique Fishback as Robyn, Walton Goggins as Dr. Rubin, Marsha Stephanie Blake as Niecie.Damon Gupton as Coydog, Cynthia McWilliams as Sensia, Omar Benson Miller as Reggie Lloyd, Maury Ginsberg as Moishe Abromovitz, and JoAnn Willette as Judge Alison McCarty.
Walter Mosley adapted his own novel into the screenplay and is an executive producer alongside Samuel L Jackson, Diane Houslin Ramin Bahrani, Eli Selden, and David Levine.