Patently Apple posted a report back in March 2021 titled "Apple Studios is in talks to finance the film 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' with the Director of the Oscar winning film 'The Green Book.' By September 2021 Apple announced that they had already picked 4 cast members for the film. Today, Apple has released the official trailer for the film as presented below.
The film is about an impossible journey, all in the name of friendship. Based on a true story, The Greatest Beer Run Ever premieres September 30 in theaters and streaming on Apple TV+.
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The true story is about Chickie (Zac Efron) wanting to support his friends fighting in Vietnam, so he does something wild—personally bring them American beer.
What starts as a well-meaning journey quickly changes Chickie’s life and perspective. Based on a true story. Hailing from Skydance Media, screenplay is adapted by Peter Farrelly, Brian Currie and Pete Jones, and is based on the book The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty and War, by Joanna Molloy and John “Chickie” Donohue.
The book/source material became a New York Times best seller when it was published in 2020 and generated stories of this journey across a wide spectrum of media and news programming.
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