Sharper, a brand-new psychological thriller, will be available on Apple TV+ soon. As some of New York City’s wealthiest people play a dirty game of secrets and lies to get ahead of each other, the film examines ambition, greed, lust, and jealousy.
Apple has released a trailer for the film, and it appears to be every bit as exciting as everyone has been saying.
The film’s release date has also been announced by the platform. Continue reading to learn more about what we know so far about Sharper!
Table of Contents
What exactly is the deal with Sharper?
Julianne Moore stars as Madeline, a brilliant and charming woman who quickly rises through the ranks of Manhattan’s billionaires in Sharper. Sebastian Stan will play Max, Madeline’s son.
The synopsis implies that nothing and no one is as they appear. Sharper’s characters will engage in power struggles and con games to enrich themselves financially, so expect plenty of twists and turns as you follow them.
Max is a con artist, according to the trailer, but his mother knows the truth. He attempts to stage his arrest in the hopes that his mother’s ultra-rich boyfriend will bail him out. She, on the other hand, can see through his deceptions. The financial stability of Max’s mother’s boyfriend is the next target in his plot against him.
What roles do the characters in the Sharper play?
Sharper has a star-studded cast, which only adds to the suspense. As they take on Manhattan’s billionaires, Max, played by Sebastian Stan, appears to be the consummate con artist.
Richard Hobbes, played by Lithgow, is a billionaire who is hopelessly in love with Moore’s Madeline.
Sharper’s tagline is “Twisted Heist Thriller”
Max is a con artist whose mother, Madeline, falls for a billionaire. The con artist then devises a devious plan to steal some of the billionaire’s wealth.
Moreover, he sets in motion a chain reaction of deception and plot twists by arranging a marriage between the man’s son and one of his associates.
“No one is who they seem in Sharper, a neo-noir thriller of secrets and lies set among New York City’s bedrooms, barrooms, and boardrooms,” according to the official synopsis.
Although, a high-stakes game of ambition, greed, lust, and jealousy in which the protagonists compete for wealth and power will keep viewers guessing until the very end.
More Accurate Casting
The protagonist is Max, played by Sebastian Stan. Bucky Barnes’ role in the MCU has brought the actor widespread recognition. Julianne Moore plays Madeline, an actress with a long resume that includes hits like “Boogie Nights” and “Still Alice.”
Millionaire Richard Hobbes (John Lithgow) has a secretary named Sandra (Briana Middleton). Tom, the son of a billionaire, will be played by Justice Smith.
Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka, who have previously worked on the television show Superstore and Animal Practice, wrote the screenplay.
Although, Erik Feig, Gatewood, Bart Freundlich, Jessica Switch, and Moore are among the cast members. Tanaka is one of the producers on the list. Moreover, the film’s executive producers were Julia Hammer and Amy Herman.