Apple TV+ has ordered a new genre-bending series “Sugar” starring the talented Colin Farrell. The new series is created by Mark Protesevich and directed by Fernando Meirelles. “Sugar” is executive produced by Farrell, Protosevich, Simon Kinberg, Audrey Chon, Scott Greenberg, and Chio Vucelich.
Colin James Farrell is an Irish actor who started his career with the BBC drama series “Ballykissangel” in 1998, and in 1999 he landed his first movie “The War Zone”. Since then, he has landed major roles like Jesse James in the Western film American Outlaws in 2001, Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi thriller Minority Report in 2002, S.W.A.T., and The Recruit in 2003.
In 2008, he earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role in the comedy film “In Bruges”. Recently, he surprised the audience with an incredible transformation as the character Penguin in the 2022 superhero film The Batman.
Colin Ferrall to play the lead role in Apple TV+ new “Sugar” science-fiction drama series
As per the announcement, the upcoming “Sugar” will be a science fiction drama series.
“Sugar” marks the second collaboration for Kinberg’s Genre Films and Apple TV+, and will stream alongside the global hit series “Invasion,” which recently received a second season renewal. The series is a moving, character-driven science-fiction drama series co-created, written and executive produced by Kinberg and David Weil.
Launched in November 2019 as an all-originals videos streamer, Apple TV+ has gradually attracted Hollywood big wigs like Tom Hanks, Chris Evans, Jon Stewart, Nicole Kidman, Anne Hathaway, Justine Timberlake, Oprah Winfrey, Billie Eillish, and others to produce or star in original movies, and shows.
Recently, Apple TV+ inclusive original movie “CODA” became the first streamer film to win an Oscar for Best Picture at the 2022 Academy Awards. Now, the streamer has another big Hollywood name under its wing, Colin Ferrall.