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New Apple TV+ psychological thriller Surface premieres July 29

Apple Tv Plus Surface Gugu Mbatha Raw
Apple Tv Plus Surface Gugu Mbatha Raw (Image credit: Gugu Mbatha-Raw laid on a bench)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has confirmed that Surface will premiere on July 29.
  • The new psychological thriller stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Apple TV+ has today confirmed that the upcoming psychological thriller Surface will get its global premiere on July 29, 2022. The new show will have three episodes released on launch day with a new one arriving weekly every Friday after that.

The new Apple TV+ show stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw of The Morning Show fame and has the potential to be another hit for the growing streaming service.

Apple TV+ confirmed the premiere date (opens in new tab) today.

Set in high-end San Francisco, "Surface," stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw ("The Morning Show"), who also executive produces, as Sophie, a woman who has suffered a traumatic head injury that has left her with extreme memory loss, believed to be a result of a suicide attempt. As Sophie embarks on a quest to put the pieces of her life back together with the help of her husband and friends, she begins to question whether or not the truth she is told is in fact the truth she has lived. Through twists and turns and an unexpected love triangle, this sexy, elevated thriller asks: What if you woke up one day and didn't know your own secrets? "Surface" is a story of self- discovery which contemplates if we are pre-programmed to become who we are, or if we choose our own identity.

Surface is produced by Apple Studios and Hello Sunshine, with Veronica West acting as executive producer alongside Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter.

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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.

1 Comment
  • Just to be picky ... the caption on the photo "... laid on a bench." is wrong. She's not an *object,* she's a *person.* It should be ... "lying on a bench."