September is almost here. Summer is coming to an end and autumn is in full swing. For broadcasters and streamers, that means it’s time to roll out their new fall content. This fall will look a little different for aging linear TV due to the ongoing dual strikes by the WGA and SAG. However, because streamers don’t track the outdated TV season, they can broadcast year-round with little disruption. AppleTV+ kicks off this fall with several new and returning hit series and movies.
Apple TV+ is one of the newer streamers on the scene, launching in November 2019, around the same time as Disney+. However, it wasted no time and established itself with hit series like original series The morning showseverance pay, And ted lasso, among others.
As for the movie KODA was the first film distributed by a streaming service to win Best Picture at the Oscars. The streamer will also share Martin Scorsese’s next feature: Killer of the Flower Moonin October.
This September, Apple TV+ is dedicating much of its release schedule to its television division with a new season of The morning show and a new series the changeling, on the note. However, a highly anticipated new original film is also due out later this month. Let’s check out the new movie and what else we’ll be seeing on Apple TV+ this September.
Flora and Son (September 29)
This upcoming musical-comedy-drama is the only Apple TV+ Original Movie, hitting theaters in September. So what will we see? Let’s take a look at what we know. Written and directed by John Carney flora and son comes from the production companies FilmNation Entertainment, Fifth Season, Screen Ireland and Likely Story. Carney is also producing alongside Anthony Bregman, Peter Cron, Robert Walpole and Rebecca O’Flanagan.
The plot – spoiler alert – revolves around struggling single mother Flora, who works as a babysitter to make ends meet and shares a small apartment with her troubled teenage son Max. After forgetting her estranged son’s birthday, Flora buys him an acoustic guitar to make up for the mistake, but Max wants nothing to do with it.
Flora is determined not to leave the guitar unused and decides to learn it herself. She finds an online guitar teacher, Jeff, who lives in Los Angeles and appears cheerful on the outside. But behind that exterior, on the inside, lies a troubled ex-addict struggling with his own issues. Flora and Jeff’s bond develops, as does her relationship with Max. Flora learns he’s an aspiring rapper, and the mother and son musical duo bond, learning about themselves in the process.
The film features original music by Carney and Gary Clark. Eve Hewson leads the cast as Flora. Hewson, daughter of U2 frontman Bono, recently starred in the Netflix series behind her eyesand Apple TV+ bad sisters. The biggest name in the cast is troubled guitar teacher Jeff, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
The film marks one of the first musical ventures for Gordon-Levitt, who desperately wanted it Show your passion. Jack Reynor plays Flora’s ex-husband and Max’s father, Ian, a seedy guitarist who can’t seem to get past his former glory days. Reynor is known for his television work on shows like Strange Angel And the periphery, as well as movies like midsummer.
Sophie Vavasseur, best known for her title role in Irish film Evelyn, will play the character Juanita. Little information is currently available about this role. Irish actress Kelly Thornton, best known for a role in Singstrasse, plays heart. As with Juanita, there are few details about this character. Rounding out the cast is Flora’s son Max, played by the up-and-coming Oren Kinlan. flora and son marks the first major role for the young star.
flora and son The film premiered in January 2023 at the Sundance Film Festival, where its original music earned it a standing ovation. Apple TV+ acquired the rights shortly thereafter. flora and son next screens at the Toronto International Film Festival from September 7th. Ahead of its streaming release, the film will hit theaters on September 22nd on a limited basis. The full worldwide streaming rollout begins a week later, on September 29th. It is important to note that “worldwide” does not include Ireland, where flora and son will not be released until February 23, 2024.
Besides that flora and son, several recurring TV series are planned. A new season of the morning show, New series The changeling And Still up!and documentation The supermodels will all make their debuts in September. Also keep an eye out for upcoming movies Killer of the Flower Moon And Napoleon later in the fall.
A full list of everything coming to Apple TV+ this September You will find here.