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Apple TV+ rolls out the stars for its LA premiere of 'Finch'

Apple Tv Finch Key Art
Apple Tv Finch Key Art (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Tom Hanks will star in Apple TV+ movie Finch when it streams this Friday.
  • Hanks and other stars were out in force for an LA premiere on Tuesday.

New Apple TV+ movie Finch lands on the streaming service this week and the stars were out in force at a Los Angeles showing on Tuesday.

The movie, which follows Hanks' character as he builds a robot to look after his faithful dog, had its LA premiere at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood according to a MailOnline report. And yes, the robot was also there to enjoy the event.

Tom Hanks Caleb Landry Jones

Tom Hanks Caleb Landry Jones (Image credit: Getty Images)

Others in attendance included screenwriter and executive producer Craig Luck as well as Matthew Lillard, Cassady McClincy, and Leslie Jones.

Tom Hanks Finch

Tom Hanks Finch (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Finch has all the hallmarks of an Apple TV+ winner, not least because Tom Hanks is involved. Here's how Apple describes the project:

In "Finch," a man, a robot and a dog form an unlikely family in a powerful and moving adventure of one man's quest to ensure that his beloved canine companion will be cared for after he's gone. Tom Hanks stars as Finch, a robotics engineer and one of the few survivors of a cataclysmic solar event that has left the world a wasteland. But Finch, who has been living in an underground bunker for a decade, has built a world of his own that he shares with his dog, Goodyear. He creates a robot, played by Caleb Landry Jones, to watch over Goodyear when he no longer can. As the trio embarks on a perilous journey into a desolate American West, Finch strives to show his creation, who names himself Jeff, the joy and wonder of what it means to be alive. Their road trip is paved with both challenges and humor, as it's as difficult for Finch to goad Jeff and Goodyear to get along as it is for him to manage the dangers of the new world.

Finch will be available to stream on Apple TV+ this Friday, November 5. Viewers can watch on all manner of internet-connected devices including Apple's own iPhone, iPad, and Mac — not to mention the Apple TV set-top box.

If you want to enjoy Finch in style, be sure to check out our list of the best Apple TV deals available right now.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.