Tom Hanks’ ‘Greyhound’ Gets July Release Date on Apple TV+

The streamer picked up the film in May from Sony, which had planned a theatrical release this month

Tom Hanks’ WWII-set “Greyhound” will make its debut on Apple TV+ on July 10, Apple announced on Thursday.

In May, the WWII drama and action film moved from Sony Pictures to Apple TV+. Sony originally planned to release the film theatrically on June 12 before pulling it from the release calendar altogether.

Directed by Aaron Schneider from a screenplay by Hanks, “Greyhound” is inspired by events during the Battle of the Atlantic, which took place in the earliest months of America’s alliance with England and the Free Forces.

Hanks’ script is adapted from C.S. Forester’s 1955 novel “The Good Shepherd,” Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan and Elisabeth Shue also co-star in the film along with Hanks. Gary Goetzman produced the film.

“Greyhound” is a Playtone Production from Sony Pictures/Stage Six Films.

On the film side, Apple TV+ has recently released “The Banker” with Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie and the documentary “Beastie Boys Story” as directed by Spike Jonze. It will soon release “Dads” by Bryce Dallas Howard and “On The Rocks” starring Bill Murray.