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Tom Holland is a struggling war vet in the first trailer for the Russo brothers' Cherry

The first trailer for Cherry, the upcoming movie from the Russo brothers starring Tom Holland, is a dizzying rollercoaster that focuses on Holland's unraveling mental state, his romance with his faithful lover, and his drug-addled post-war trauma.

"In an epic odyssey of romance, war, drug addiction, and crime, a young man (Tom Holland) struggles to find his place in the world," reads the synopsis. Cherry makes its premiere in theaters on February 26 before dropping on Apple TV+ just a couple of weeks later on March 12.

It's a little surreal seeing Holland, best-known for his ongoing run as Spider-Man in the MCU, portraying a bank robber grappling with real-world demons, but his performance in the trailer is no less gripping.

"You get a taste of Holland's incredible performance in the movie and the range that he displays as an actor," Joe Russo told EW (opens in new tab). "I think you're seeing him transform from a teen actor into an adult actor."

Cherry is based on the 2018 novel of the same name, which centers around a veteran of the Iraq War paying for his drug addiction by robbing banks. The book was written on a typewriter by a convicted bank robber during his stay in a Kentucky federal prison.

Directors Anthony and Joseph Russo sent out a tweet (opens in new tab) on Thursday as the first Cherry trailer made its debut. "Cherry is the most personal film we have made," the directing duo wrote. "The city. The people. The story."

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Jordan Gerblick
Jordan Gerblick

After scoring a degree in English from ASU, I worked as a copy editor while freelancing for places like SFX Magazine, Screen Rant, Game Revolution, and MMORPG on the side. Now, as GamesRadar's west coast Staff Writer, I'm responsible for managing the site's western regional executive branch, AKA my apartment, and writing about whatever horror game I'm too afraid to finish.