While consumers might be happy that many films are forgoing theatres and heading straight to digital platforms during the COVID-19, Tom Hanks isn’t so thrilled.
Speaking to The Guardian, the Oscar-winning actor said it’s “absolute heartbreak” that his latest film, the WWII drama Greyhound, is premiering on Apple TV+ instead of opening in theatres.
In May, Sony sold Greyhound to Apple, abandoning plans for a June 12th theatrical release. Reportedly valued at around $70 million USD (about $94.8 million CAD), this acquisition marked Apple’s biggest spending on a TV+ film to date.
During his interview with The Guardian, Hanks lamented that the film will not be viewed on the big screen as intended. “I don’t mean to make angry my Apple overlords, but there is a difference in picture and s...