Sharper, a new drama from Apple TV+, will launch on the streaming platform on Friday, February 17, 2023. The plot revolves around a young lady who wants to take revenge on his family while cheating other wealthy individuals. Julianne Moore plays a major role in the film, while numerous others play pivotal supporting roles. The film is directed by Benjamin Caron, who also co-wrote the script with Alessandro Tanaka. On February 10, 2023, the film was released in selected cinemas.
Sharper on Apple TV+ will send shivers down your spine.
On January 12, 2023, Apple TV released Sharper’s official trailer, which provides a glimpse into the myriad of puzzling and dramatic happenings in the film. The trailer begins with a voiceover that outlines the film’s themes:
“Here’s some advice: If you’re going to steal, steal a lot.”
The trailer is about two and a half minutes long, but contains no major spoilers that could harm viewers’ experience. In classic A24 fashion, it maintains a strange and slightly bizarre tone. Along with the teaser, Apple TV posted the official synopsis of the thriller movie on their YouTube account, stating:
“In Sharper, a neo-noir thriller full of secrets and lies set in the bedrooms, bars and boardrooms of New York City, no one is who they seem. Characters compete for wealth and power in a high-level game of ambition, greed, passion and envy that will keep viewers guessing until the very end.”
According to the teaser and description, audiences can expect a sophisticated and mind-boggling psychological thriller that delves into the darkest and most terrifying aspects of the human psyche. Following its limited theatrical debut earlier this month, the film received mostly mixed to positive reviews from reviewers, with many applauding the cast’s performance and visual flair, among other things.
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Sharper stars legendary actress Julianne Moore as Madeline. Madeline is an ambitious and charming lady who wants to progress in the business world. According to multiple sources and the trailer, Madeline’s character serves as the film’s emotional center and her journey defines the film’s thematic components. Julianne Moore looks fantastic in the clip, capturing her character’s quirks, ruthlessness and ferocious attitude. In the film, viewers can expect her to deliver a great performance.
Besides Sharper, Julianne Moore has had memorable roles in movies like Boogie Nights, Far From Heaven, Safe and many more. Sebastian Stan, who plays Max alongside Moore, plays another major role. Based on the teaser, Max appears to be a known con artist. There isn’t much further information about his character at this point, but fans should expect him to play an important role in the plot.
Sebastian Stan’s other notable appearances include The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Pam & Tommy, and Gossip Girl, just to name a few. Scott and Bailey, The Crown, Wallander and more movies are directed by Benjamin Caron.