Apple TV+ today unveiled a first look at “Surface,” Veronica West‘s new eight-episode psychological thriller, which will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, July 29, 2022, with the first three episodes, followed by one new episode every Friday thereafter.
“Surface,” set in high-end San Francisco, stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw (“The Morning Show”) as Sophie, a woman who has suffered a terrible brain injury that has left her with acute memory loss, believed to be the result of a suicide attempt.
Sophie begins to doubt whether the truth she is given is the truth she has lived as she embarks on a journey to put the pieces of her life back together with the support of her husband and friends.
This sensual, elevated thriller asks: What if you woke up one day and didn’t know your own secrets? 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 self-discovery story that asks if we are pre-programmed to become who we are or if we make our own choices.
The ensemble cast starring alongside Mbatha-Raw includes Oliver Jackson-Cohen (“The Haunting of Hill House”), Stephan James (“If Beale Street Could Talk”), Ari Graynor (“I’m Dying Up Here”), Academy Award nominee Marianne Jean-Baptiste (“Secrets & Lies”), François Arnaud (“I Killed My Mother”) and Millie Brady (“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”).
Apple Studios and Hello Sunshine collaborated to create “Surface” for Apple TV+. West, who also acts as executive producer, is the creator and writer of the original series. Hello Sunshine‘s executive producers are Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter.
Sam Miller (“I May Destroy You”), an Emmy Award nominee, directed four episodes of the series, including the pilot, and also acts as executive producer. Episodes were also directed by Kevin Sullivan, Jennifer Morrison, and Tucker Gates.