Black Bird viewers all say the same thing about Taron Egerton’s new crime thriller

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Black Bird viewers all say the same thing about Taron Egerton’s new crime thriller

APPLE TV+ viewers are all saying the same thing about Blackbird, which premiered today. Taron Egerton’s new crime thriller just dropped on Apple

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APPLE TV+ viewers are all saying the same thing about Blackbird, which premiered today.

Taron Egerton’s new crime thriller just dropped on Apple TV+ and after two episodes, viewers are all saying the same thing — they’re “hooked.”

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Viewers are hooked on Taron Egerton’s new crime thriller[/caption]

Here’s Hollywood superstar Ray Liotta in his last ever role… Ray – who died in May aged 67 – stars as Big Jimmy Kenne in streaming TV series ‘Black Bird.’ In the drama, which is based on a true
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The late Ray Liotta stars in Apple TV+ crime thriller Black Bird[/caption]

Blackbird stars Taron Egerton who rose to fame playing Eggsy in the Kingsman franchise. He then nabbed even more high-profile roles in films like Robin Hood and Rocketman. 

The 32-year-old Welsh actor stars opposite the late Ray Liotta, Paul Walter Hauser, Sepideh Moafi and Greg Kinnear in the drama.

Black Bird is a limited series and was inspired by true events. It follows Taron Egerton’s character Jimmy Keene, a former football star and police officer’s son, who is arrested and sentenced to ten years in a maximum security prison. 

Jimmy is offered a choice; he can serve his sentence with no chance of parole, or he can go undercover and befriend suspected serial killer Larry Hall and elicit a confession from him before he’s released on an appeal. 

The premise alone is enough to draw viewers in, but the cast has delivered a thrilling crime drama which has got them “hooked.”

“Watching the #BlackBird premier on @AppleTV so good so far! Larry’s voice is soo creepy. I’m only on the first episode. One more til I have to wait til next Friday. But I can say as of now, I’m hooked,” one viewer said. 

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Another praised the series, saying, “Blackbird…the BEST true crime drama I have seen in a LONG time.”

“I’m all in on #BlackBird so far it’s bloody brilliant,” a third fan added.

“A big Shoutout to @TaronEgerton starring in #BlackBird with the late great #RayLiotta now streaming on @AppleTV I’m proud of my British brethren.. KILLING IT!!!” another viewer said.

The series follows the usual Apple TV+ release format, meaning two episodes are available on the release date and the remaining episodes (four, in this case) air weekly.


However, some fans are champing at the bit to see more of Blackbird. 

“Finished episode 2 I’m so excited for this series,” one viewer exclaimed.

“#BlackBird got me hooked, what am I supposed to do for 7 days?” another asked.

Black Bird is seriously award-worthy, another viewer commented: “There are now two legit contenders for Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series for next year’s Emmys: #BlackBird and #IrmaVep.”

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Critics’ opinions follow suit too, with outlets like Cinema Chords hailing the show as “literally one of the best miniseries we’ve seen in a long time.” 

The first two episodes of Black Bird are available to stream now on Apple TV+. The next episode premieres Friday July 15.

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Paul Walter Hauser plays serial killer Lenny Hall[/caption]

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Black Bird cast celebrate the series premier with writer Dennis Lehane[/caption]

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