Samuel L. Jackson to Star in, Produce Apple Limited Series
Samuel L. Jackson is the latest A-lister to sign on to a series at Apple.The tech giant has landed a six-episode limited series, The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, that will star the Oscar nominee in his first lead TV role. The series is based on a novel by Walter Mosley, who will also write the script.Jackson and Mosley will also serve as executive producers alongside David Levine and Eli Selden of Anonymous Content and Diane Houslin.
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey centers on a 91-year-old man (Jackson) who is forgotten by his family, his friends and even himself as he suffers from dementia. But when he’s able to briefly regain his memories, he uses those fleeting moments of lucidity to find the truth behind his nephew’s death and come to terms with his past.