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The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23



"The Crowded Room,” the gripping, upcoming limited series starring and executive produced by Tom Holland, and created by Academy Award-winning writer and executive producer Akiva Goldsman.

The highly anticipated 10-episode series will make its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first three episodes on Friday, June 9, 2023, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday through July 28, 2023.

“The Crowded Room” follows Danny Sullivan (Holland), a man who is arrested following his involvement in a shooting in New York City in 1979. A captivating thriller told through a series of interviews with curious interrogator Rya Goodwin (Amanda Seyfried), Danny’s life story unfolds, revealing elements of the mysterious past that shaped him, and the twists and turns that will lead him to a life-altering revelation.

Featuring an ensemble cast led by Holland, the series also stars Amanda Seyfried, Emmy Rossum, Sasha Lane, Will Chase and Lior Raz along with guest stars Jason Isaacs, Christopher Abbott, Thomas Sadoski and Zachary Golinger.

“The Crowded Room” is a co-production between Apple Studios and New Regency. Goldsman serves as executive producer through his Weed Road Productions banner. The series is also executive produced by Holland; Alexandra Milchan for EMJAG Productions; and New Regency’s Arnon Milchan, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer. Kornél Mundruczó directed several episodes, including the pilot, and executive produces. Suzanne Heathcote also serves as executive producer.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

Apparently the filming of this brought Holland to the point where he's taking a year off from acting.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

I watched the first two episodes, and it is riveting so far. Holland is fantastic here. I'm expecting some pretty creepy scenes given his reaction to making this (taking a year off form acting).
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

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I watched the first two episodes, and it is riveting so far. Holland is fantastic here. I'm expecting some pretty creepy scenes given his reaction to making this (taking a year off form acting).
The buzz is enough to make me want to subscribe for a month and binge it.
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That’s wild that critics on RT score this 26%, but audience score was 92%. Quite drastic. I’ll give it a go for Holland.
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It's weird the way the press is going on about this break. The show stopped filming last year. He is well into the break. He'll start filming the Fred Astaire biopic early next year.
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He said he's 8 months into his year off
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I watched the episodes available. I don't understand why this story (based on a real person) is being told this way. It is very obvious what is going on and it seems like they are going out of their way make it not obvious.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

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I watched the episodes available. I don't understand why this story (based on a real person) is being told this way. It is very obvious what is going on and it seems like they are going out of their way make it not obvious.
Yeah, I had it figured out very early on. My wife confirmed my theory when she googled the real-life story which is the basis for the book on which this show is based.
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I’ve caught up with the available episodes and am interested enough to keep watching. Nothing amazing, but the cast is good, even if Emmy Rossum is now playing MILFs.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

Anyone keeping up with this? We watched the penultimate episode last night, the finale comes out Friday. I really like this, Holland has been great.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

I’m still watching. It took a step back for me when
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the split personalities

were revealed, but I’m interested in seeing how it resolves.

But fuck Emmy Rossum
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for throwing her own kid under the bus.
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I finished the season. It was ok.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

Last episode was terrible. The others were just OK to great however.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

Prime example of stretching something out waaaaaay too far
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

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Prime example of stretching something out waaaaaay too far
Yup. 100%. I didn't even finish it.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

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Yup. 100%. I didn't even finish it.
Same here. I originally dumped out sometime around the 6th or 7th episode or so. Tried coming back but didn't have interest after about 20 minutes and dumped out again.
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Re: The Crowded Room (Apple TV+) S: Tom Holland, Amanda Seyfried - premieres 6/9/23

Finished this off last night.

As others mentioned it was a bit of a chore, at least 2 episodes too long. Acting was mostly fine, just didn't really care about any of the characters or the story. Most Apple TV+ shows have been great, but this was a slog to get through

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