Apple TV+ dropped a new trailer for the upcoming The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey starring Samuel L. Jackson and Dominque Fishback. The limited series adaptation based on the novel by best-selling author Walter Mosley will debut on the streamer with two episodes on March 11 with new episodes debuting every Friday after.
Adapted for the screen by Mosley, who serves as executive producer with Jackson, the six-episode limited series stars Jackson as Ptolemy Grey, an ailing man forgotten by his family, by his friends, and by even himself. Suddenly left without his trusted caretaker and on the brink of sinking even deeper into a lonely dementia, Ptolemy is assigned to the care of orphaned teenager Robyn (Fishback), When they learn about a treatment that can temporarily restore Ptolemy’s dementia-addled memories, it begins a journey toward shocking truths about the past, present and future.
The series also features Cynthia Kaye McWilliams (Coyote, Real Husbands of Hollywood), Damon Gupton (Black Lightning, Bates Motel), Marsha Stephanie Blake (I Am Your Woman, When They See Us), Walton Goggins (Justified, The Unicorn), and Omar Miller (The Unicorn, Ballers).
Alongside Mosley and Jackson, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey is executive produced by Mosley’s producing partner Diane Houslin, Ramin Bahrani, Eli Selden and David Levine for Anonymous Content, and LaTanya Richardson.