Get ready for gritty detective series in Colin Farrell’s Sugar


Get ready for gritty detective series in Colin Farrell's 'Sugar'
Colin Farrell stars as a private investigator in Sugar, debuting April 5 on Apple TV+.
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Colin Farrell takes the lead in Sugar, an upcoming Apple TV+ series about a private detective searching for the missing granddaughter of a Hollywood magnate.

The trailer shows the series coming in April will be dark and violent.

Apple TV+ revives the private detective genre with Sugar

Private detective shows used to be a staple of TV. From Magnum, P.I. to The Rockford Files, they were on virtually every night of the week. In recent decades, however, they’ve mostly been replaced by police procedurals.

But Apple TV+ is bringing back the classic genre with Sugar. The official description says

“Academy Award-nominee Farrell stars as John Sugar, an American private investigator on the heels of the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel, the beloved granddaughter of legendary Hollywood producer Jonathan Siegel. As Sugar tries to determine what happened to Olivia, he will also unearth Siegel family secrets; some very recent, others long-buried.”

Watch the trailer now:

Sugar starring Colin Farrell and more

Colin Farrell has had a long career, with roles in independent films and blockbusters, including The Batman. He received two Golden Globes plus a nomination for an Oscar for best man in The Banshees of Inisherin.

The series also stars Kirby (The Sandman), Amy Ryan (The Wire), James Cromwell (Succession), Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Dennis Boutsikaris (Better Call Saul), Nate Corddry (Mindhunter), Sydney Chandler (Don’t Worry Darling) and Alex Hernandez (Invasion).

Sugar was created by Mark Protosevich, who has some solid credits to his name, including The Cell, I Am Legend and Thor. The series is directed by Oscar-nominee Fernando Meirelles (City of God, Constant Gardner, Two Popes).

Coming to Apple TV+ in March

Sugar will make its global debut with the first two episodes of its eight episode season on Friday, April 5, 2024 on Apple TV+. These will be followed by one new episode weekly every Friday.

Watching comes with a subscription to Apple TV+. The service is $9.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. You can also get it via any tier of the Apple One subscription bundle.

And Apple’s streaming video service also includes much more than dramas like Sugar, of course. There are comedies, science fiction, children’s shows, nature documentaries, etc.

Want more tips on what to watch on Apple TV+? Read our guide to the 15 best shows on Apple TV+.


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