Emma Laird joins Tom Holland on upcoming Apple TV+ show 'The Crowded Room'

Apple TV+
Apple TV+ (Image credit: Bryan M. Wolfe / iMore)

What you need to know

  • Emma Laird has joined Tom Holland on an upcoming Apple TV+ series.
  • Laird is also joined by Sasha Lane and Christopher Abbott.
  • The show will begin shooting in March.

Emma Laird has joined Tom Holland and Amanda Seyfried on the upcoming show The Crowded Room.

The new Apple TV+ show will also star Emmy Rossum while Sasha Lane and Christopher Abbott are said to be on board, according to a report by The Hollywood Reporter.

The dramatic thriller will be written and executive produced by Akiva Goldsman, the report continues.

Kornél Mundruczó, who helmed the searing Vanessa Kirby-Shia LaBeouf drama Pieces of a Woman, is directing the 10-episode first season of the series, which is based in part on The Minds of Billy Milligan by Daniel Keyes — a book about the first man acquitted of a major crime using the defense of dissociative identity disorder — and in part on Goldsman's own life.

Laird will play Danny's girlfriend in the show that will reportedly begin filming in March in New York.

With the new show having not yet begun filming it's impossible to know when it will be available for us to watch on Apple TV+. We do know that you'll need a $4.99 per month subscription to watch it, however, although those who pay for the Apple One subscription bundle are already good to go. Those who don't, but already pay for other Apple services, really ought to check Apple One out — you could save some money along the way.

If you want to enjoy The Crowded Room in style, be sure to check out our list of the best Apple TV deals on the market today.

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.