The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and other updates

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates
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Is The Greatest Beer Run Ever all set to premiere in 2022 on Apple TV+? Continue reading to find out. 

The Greatest Beer Run Ever is an upcoming American biographical action comedy film directed by Peter Farrelly, based on the book of the same name by Joanna Molloy and John “Chickie” Donohue. It will have its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival in September 2022 and will be released in select theatres along with its worldwide premiere on Apple TV+, making it one of the great additions to the great catalog offered this year. All the new content is distinctive and exclusive to the platform and tells stories that transcend the boundaries between various genres, which makes the viewer tune into watching more.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates

It is fair to say that the star cast alone has generated hype and curiosity on the internet about it, which will undoubtedly lead to viewers tuning in to watch these new stories on the streaming platforms, which will lure viewers in to watch and experience how well it is being presented on the screens from the pages of the book. So that you may get a head start and be ready before the series airs, we’ve put together a quick overview of everything you need to know about the release date, storyline, and cast. Here is everything we know about The Greatest Beer Run Ever. 

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates

The Greatest Beer Run Ever Release Date

The network has officially confirmed that The Greatest Beer Run Ever is set to premiere on Friday, September 30, 2022. The total runtime of the movie is estimated to be 126 minutes. The official Twitter handle of Apple TV+ also confirmed the news by sharing the official release date with a short teaser clip, quoting, “An impossible journey, all in the name of friendship. Starring @ZacEfron and @RussellCrowe and based on the true story of John “Chickie” Donohue. #TheGreatestBeerRunEver premieres September 30 in theaters and streaming on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official post below:

Zac Efron, who will play John “Chickie” Donohue in the movie, also shared the trailer on his official Instagram handle, quoting, “Can’t wait for you to see this! Based on a true story, “The Greatest Beer Run Ever,” is in theaters and streaming on @AppleTVPlus on September 30. #thegreatestbeerrunever.” Take a look at the official post below: 

 

 

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The Greatest Beer Run Ever Plot

“The Greatest Beer Run Ever,” a new dramedy starring Zac Efron and Russell Crowe based on the true story of John “Chickie” Donohue, who in 1968 left New York to track down and share a few beers with his childhood buddies now in the Army – fighting in Vietnam. 

According to the official press release, the plot of the movie follows to show support for his neighborhood friends serving in Vietnam, Chickie Donohue (Zac Efron) decides to do something totally outrageous: travel to the frontline by himself to bring the soldiers a little piece of home — their favorite can of American beer. However, what started as a well-meaning journey quickly turns into the adventure of a lifetime as Chickie confronts the reality of this controversial war and his reunions with his childhood buddies thrust him into the complexities and responsibilities of adulthood. Based on an incredible true story, “The Greatest Beer Run Ever,” is a heartfelt coming-of-age tale about friendship, loyalty, and sacrifice.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates

The Greatest Beer Run Ever Cast and Crew

The main cast members o the series are as follows:

  • Zac Efron as John “Chickie” Donohue 
  • Russell Crowe as Arthur Coates, a war photographer who accompanies Chickie
  • Bill Murray as The Colonel, a bartender
  • Jake Picking as Rick Duggan
  • Will Ropp as Kevin McLoone
  • Archie Renaux as Bobby Pappas
  • Kyle Allen as Tommy Collins
  • Ruby Ashbourne Serkis as Christine
  • Matt Cook as Lt. Habershaw
  • Omari K. Chancellor as Erickson
  • Will Hochman as Tommy Minogue
  • Goya Robles as Almeida
  • Kevin K. Tran as Oklahoma
  • Sam Hurley as Soldier

The Greatest Beer Run Ever is directed by Peter Farrelly and written by Peter Farrelly, Pete Jones, and Brian Currie. The producers of the movie are David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Andrew Muscato, and Jake Myers. 

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates

The Greatest Beer Run Ever Production Timeline

The movie was picked by Apple TV+ in March 2021, but Mortensen and O’Brien were no longer part of the movie. Bill Murray was wooed for a supporting part, while Zac Efron and Russell Crowe joined talks to replace O’Brien and Mortensen on the roster. In July 2021, it was announced that Efron and Crowe would join the cast.

At the time, it was anticipated that filming would start in Australia or New Zealand in August 2021. In September 2021, Jake Picking, Will Ropp, Archie Renaux, and Kyle Allen were cast. Ruby Ashbourne, Serkis, Matt Cook, Omari K. Chancellor, and Will Hochman would all join the cast the next month after Murray’s confirmation in October. The shooting took place between Thailand and New Jersey and started in September 2021.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates

Where to stream The Greatest Beer Run Ever?

The Greatest Beer Run Ever is an exclusive series created for Apple TV+, so it will be available to stream on this platform only. 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 series 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.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other updates

The Greatest Beer Run Ever Official Trailer

Apple TV+ unveiled a trailer for The Greatest Beer Run Ever in August 2022 on the official youtube channel along with the tagline stating, “An impossible journey, all in the name of friendship. Based on a true story, The Greatest Beer Run Ever premieres on September 30 in theaters and streaming on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official trailer below: 

Let us know in the comments if you will be streaming The Greatest Beer Run Ever on Apple TV+ next month. 

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