Today Apple TV+ has released the trailer for Surface, an eight-episode psychological thriller set in high-end San Francisco. It stars – and is executive produced by – Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show).
The story revolves around Sophie (Mbatha-Raw), a woman who has suffered a traumatic head injury, from what is believed to be a suicide attempt, that has left her with extreme memory loss, believed to be a result of a suicide attempt.
As she recovers, Sophie embarks on a quest to put the pieces of her life back together with the help of her husband and friends.
However, she begins to question whether or not the truth she is told is the truth she has lived.
The ensemble cast also 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).
Surface is produced for Apple TV+ by Apple Studios and Hello Sunshine. Veronica West (High Fidelity), who created and wrote the original series, also serves as executive producer and showrunner.
Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter executive produce on behalf of Hello Sunshine.
Emmy Award-nominee Sam Miller (I May Destroy You), directed four episodes of the series including the pilot and serves as executive producer. Kevin Sullivan, Jennifer Morrison and Tucker Gates also directed episodes.
Surface is set to make its global debut with the first three episodes on Friday, 29 July on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.