Tom Holland will potray multiple personality disorder in a new seasonal anthology series for Apple TV+The Crowded Room.
The Spider-Man star will play Billy Milligan, the first person to be acquitted of a crime for multiple personality disorder, now known as dissociative identity disorder, in The Crowded Room.
The 10-part series comes from Akiva Goldsman of A Beautiful Mind, who will write and serve as the executive producer. It will be produced by Birdman, who is the producer 12 Years a Slave New Regency and has earned more into television series like Jared Harris’ The Beast Must Die, and Apple Studios. Holland will star throughout the first season.
Holland will also be the executive producer with Goldsman, who will be the executive producre through his Weed Road Productions company. The series will also be produced by Alexandra Milchan for EMJAG Productions and Arnon Milchan of New Regency, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer.
What Is The Crowded Room About?
“The Crowded Room” is a gripping anthology series that will explore the true and inspirational stories of those who have struggled and learned to successfully live with mental illness. The first season of the 10-episode anthology is a captivating thriller was inspired by the award-winning biography “The Minds of Billy Milligan” by Daniel Keyes. It tells the story of Billy Milligan (Holland), the first person to be acquitted of a crime due to multiple personality disorder (now known as dissociative identity disorder).
This will be Holland’s first TV role since the 2015 miniseries Wolf Hall, in which he played Gregory Cromwell. His upcoming projects include the Uncharted films and Sony-Marvel’s third co-production Spider-Man, Spider-Man: No Way Home in which Holland appears as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.This is Holland’s latest project for Apple as he has recently premiered the feature film Cherry.
How many Episodes are there for The Crowded Room Series?
The first season of the series will be based on the biography “The Minds of Billy Milligan” by Daniel Keyes. It tells the story of Billy Milligan (The Netherlands), the first person to be acquitted of a crime due to Multiple Personality Disorder (now known as Dissociative Identity Disorder). Apple has ordered 10 episodes of the first season.
The Crowded Room Release Date
Until now, Apple TV has not announced an official release date, but the series will Most likely air in early or mid-2023.
The Crowded Room Cast: Tom Holland as Billi Milligan
Actor Tom Holland will star in the first season of Apple’s anthology series on mental illness, The Crowded Room. Holland will play Billy Milligan, the first person to be acquitted of a crime due to Multiple Personality Disorder, also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder, in the first 10-episode anthology season. The Crowded Room is based on the 1981 biography of Daniel Keyes in The Minds of Billy Milligan.
Milligan was the first person to be accused of a crime due to a mental disorder. As quoted from the Hollywood Reporter, this anthology will explore true and inspiring stories of those who struggle to and learn to successfully survive with mental illness.
The anthology, written by Akiva Goldsman, will explore true and inspiring stories of those who struggle and learn to successfully live with mental illness. The Crowded Room will be co-produced by Apple’s internal studio and New Regency. Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, Star Trek: Picard) will be the executive producer under his Weed Roads Production company.
Meanwhile, Holland recently played a veteran with PTSD in the Russo brothers’ film Cherry. He then went on to return to his role as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Way Home and set Uncharted for 2022.