Is Luck all set to premiere in August on Apple TV+? Continue reading to find out.
Comparatively to its competitors, Apple TV+ has improved this year and offered a number of unique programs that are only available on the platform and convey narratives that cross the borders between fiction and nonfiction. Animation is one of the most popular entertainment genres, and Apple TV isn’t holding back in this game either. They’re all set to release new TV shows and films in this genre to expand their extensive and unique catalog with the release of Luck which is an upcoming computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Peggy Holmes and written by Kiel Murray.
Given that the newest animated feature, Luck, is set to premiere this week, it is fair to say that the hype for the movie has sparked discussion about it. As a result, many families will definitely tune in to watch the episodes with their kids. We have put together a brief summary of all the necessary information about the release date, plot, and cast so that you may get a head start and be prepared before the movie airs. Here is everything we know about Luck.
Luck Release Date
The network has officially confirmed that Luck is set to premiere in the United States on Friday, August 5, 2022. The film was originally set to be released in theaters on March 19, 2021, but was delayed to February 18, 2022, before its current release date. As of December 16, 2020, Apple TV+ secured the distribution rights to the film.
The official Twitter handle of Apple TV+ also confirmed the news by sharing the official release date with a trailer, quoting, “Meet Sam Greenfield: the unluckiest person in the world. #Luck is streaming August 5, exclusively on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official post below:
Official Trailer – Luck
Meet Sam Greenfield: the unluckiest person in the world.
Starring:#EvaNoblezada@simonpegg@Janefonda@WhoopiGoldberg@flula@LilRel4@colinodonoghue1@Dratzenberger#Luck is streaming August 5, exclusively on Apple TV+ https://t.co/Zjy8K5x38r pic.twitter.com/CZD5mMLAlV
— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) July 7, 2022
Eva Noblezada, who plays Sam Greenfield, also shared the news on her official Instagram handle, quoting, “The official trailer for Luck has arrived! You can watch Luck on August 5th streaming exclusively on @appletvplus I cannot believe I had the opportunity to work with this list of esteemed actors!” Take a look at the official post below:
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Colin O’Donoghue, who voices Gerry, also shared the news on Twitter, quoting, “SQUEEALLL!!!! #Luck is streaming August 5, exclusively on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official post below:
SQUEEALLL!!!! #Luck is streaming August 5, exclusively on Apple TV+ https://t.co/PNW57Ybvoe
— Colin o'donoghue (@colinodonoghue1) July 7, 2022
According to the official press release by Apple TV+, the official plot description reflects that “Luck” centers around the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world. When she discovers the never-before-seen Land of Luck, Sam must unite with the magical creatures there to turn her luck around. Eva Noblezada (“Hadestown,” “Miss Saigon,” ‘Yellow Rose”) will provide the voice for Sam.
When she ages out of foster care, Sam discovers the Land of Luck and embarks on a quest that could change her luck forever. Simon Pegg (“Mission: Impossible,” ‘Ice Age,” “Star Trek Beyond?”) will provide the voice for Bob, a lucky black cat from the Land of Luck, where the Captain, voiced by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner Whoopi Goldberg, stands guard as the head of security. Bob becomes Sam’s partner in the quest to find a lucky penny in hopes of preserving his lucky life.
Luck Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the movie with the respective character descriptions are listed below:
Eva Noblezada as Sam Greenfield: The unluckiest person in the world who discovers the Land of Luck and must unite with magical creatures there to turn her luck around.
Simon Pegg as Bob: A Scottish black cat who becomes Sam’s partner for the journey.
Jane Fonda as Babe the Dragon: An exuberant CEO of Good Luck and undisputed luckiest ancient being in all the land.
Whoopi Goldberg as The Captain: The Land of Luck’s head of security.
Flula Borg as Jeff: A unicorn who works as the facilities engineer maintaining the luck distributing machine.
Lil Rel Howery as Marv: Sam’s upbeat boss who runs a floral shop.
Colin O’Donoghue as Gerry: A leprechaun who works with Bob.
John Ratzenberger as Rootie: A bad luck root and the self-appointed mayor of Bad Luck.
Adelynn Spoon as Hazel: Sam’s best friend, and roommate.
The magical and adventurous animated film is helmed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Peggy Holmes (“The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning”), from an original screenplay written by Kiel Murray (“Raya and the Last Dragon,” “Cars 3,” “Cars”), Jon Aibel and Glenn Berger (“Kung Fu Panda 2,” “Trolls”). John Lasseter, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and David Eisenmann are producing for Skydance Animation.
Luck Official Trailer
Apple TV+ unveiled a trailer for Luck on July 7, 2022. The lighthearted tone of the plot highlighted by the trailer of the movie will undoubtedly be interesting to watch in terms of character arcs and plot development. Take a look at the official trailer below:
Moreover, “Luck” joins an expanding lineup of the Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation partnership, alongside upcoming titles such as the highly anticipated feature “Spellbound,” and the animated series “The Search for WondLa,” with several more feature films and television series to be announced. “Luck” follows the recent Apple/Skydance NAACP nomination for Outstanding Animated Short-Form and Annie Awards nomination for Best Music for “Blush,” written and directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Joe Mateo (“Prep & Landing,” “Big Hero 6”), and composed by Hollywood Music in Media Award winner Joy Ngiaw (“Red,” “Fish Head”), now streaming on Apple TV+.
Movies and series created and produced by Skydance Animation will premiere alongside Apple Original Films including the AFI Award-winning “CODA,” a two-time SAG Award nominated film and the first film with a predominately Deaf cast to receive a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture; Joel Coen’s acclaimed SAG Award-nominated and AFI Award-winning “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand; and “Swan Song,” starring Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris, all now streaming globally on Apple TV+.
Where to stream Luck?
Luck is an exclusive animated movie created for Apple TV+, so it will be available to stream on this platform only. Apple TV+ is available to watch across all your favorite screens. This streaming platform offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. Hence, the movie will only be available to stream exclusively on Apple TV+ with a selection of membership tiers from which viewers can pick according to their preference.
Luck Official Synopsis
The official synopsis of Luck states, “From Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation comes the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world! Suddenly finding herself in the never-before-seen Land of Luck, she must unite with the magical creatures there to turn her luck around.”
Let us know in the comments if you will be streaming Luck on Apple TV+ this Friday.