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Amanda Seyfried to star alongside Tom Holland in Apple's 'The Crowded Room'

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What you need to know

  • Amanda Seyfriend has signed on to star in "The Crowded Room."
  • She will star alongside Tom Holland in the upcoming anthology series on Apple TV+.
  • It's unclear when the series will premiere on the streaming service.

Oscar-nominated actress Amanda Seyfried is about to make her Apple TV+. debut.

As reported by Deadline, Seyfried will star opposite Tom Holland in the seasonal anthology series from Akiva Goldsman, best known for "A Beautiful Mind." Kornel Mundruczo, best known for "Pieces of a Woman," is set to direct and executive produce the first season.

"The Crowded Room" is a new anthology series that will "explore inspirational stories of those who have struggled with mental illness and learned to live successfully with it."

Written and executive produced by Oscar winner Goldsman, The Crowded Room is an anthology series that will explore inspirational stories of those who have struggled with mental illness and learned to live successfully with it. The 10-episode first season is based in part on Goldsman's own life and inspired by Daniel Keyes' biography The Minds of Billy Milligan.Seyfried will play Rya, a clinical psychologist faced with the most challenging case of her career. She cannot help but put her patients first, all the while trying to balance her life as a single mother.Holland, who also executive produces alongside Goldman, stars in the lead role of Danny Sullivan, loosely based on Milligan, who was the first person acquitted of a crime because of multiple-personality disorder, now known as dissociative identity disorder.

It's currently unclear when "The Crowded Room" will debut on Apple TV+. When it does, it will join the growing list of movies and television shows on the streaming service.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.