The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, a new miniseries starring Samuel L. Jackson, premieres on Apple TV+ on Friday, March 11. In The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, Jackson plays a lonely 93-year-old man with dementia. When his trusted caretaker goes away, Robyn, an orphaned teenager, steps in to care for him. When a new treatment is discovered that will fully restore Ptolemy’s memories–but possibly only briefly–he uses this temporary reprieve to delve into his past and investigate a long-forgotten family mystery. Read on to learn how to watch The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey.
Where You Can Watch The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
All episodes of The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey will be exclusively available on the Apple TV+ streaming service. (Apple TV Plus shouldn’t be confused with the Apple TV streaming device.) The service costs $9.99 per month after a 7-day free trial; there is no long-term commitment, and you can cancel at any time. Don’t worry if you don’t have an Apple device, however. The Apple TV+ app is supported on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, Mac, and iPod Touch, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, VIZIO Smart TVs, Sony Smart TVs, and more. For more information on this streaming service, check out our review of Apple TV+.
About The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey
In The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, Samuel L. Jackson gives a tour de force performance as a man struggling with his loss of memory and self. The miniseries, based on Walter Mosley’s novel of the same name, takes him through an emotional roller coaster of dementia, restoration, and decline, as well as moving through time in younger versions of himself. As a man with a brief glimpse into his cloudy past, he’s determined to set things right before it is all lost again permanently. The cast also includes Dominique Fishback, Walton Goggins, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Damon Gupton, Cynthia McWilliams, Omar Benson Miller, Maury Ginsberg, and JoAnn Willette.