The Crowded Room is a new 10-episode limited series on Apple TV+ that tells the story of Danny Sullivan (Tom Holland), a young man who is arrested for a shocking crime. The series is inspired by the true story of Billy Milligan, the first person to ever be acquitted of a crime due to dissociative identity disorder (DID), formerly known as multiple personality disorder.
The series is told through a series of interviews between Danny and Rya Goodwin (Amanda Seyfried), a psychologist who is trying to understand how Danny's DID led to the crime. As the interviews progress, Danny begins to uncover the truth about his past, and Rya begins to question her own beliefs about mental illness.
The Crowded Room is a gripping and suspenseful psychological thriller that explores the complex nature of DID. The series is well-acted, with Holland and Seyfried giving standout performances. The writing is also top-notch, and the series does an excellent job of portraying the challenges of living with DID.
If you're a fan of psychological thrillers or shows about mental illness, then you'll definitely want to check out The Crowded Room. It's a well-made and thought-provoking series that will stay with you long after you've finished watching it.
Here are some additional details about the series:
- The series is created by Akiva Goldsman, who is also the writer and executive producer. Goldsman is an Oscar-winning screenwriter who has written for films such as A Beautiful Mind, I Am Legend, and Hancock.
- The series also stars Emmy Rossum, Sasha Lane, and Will Chase.
- The series is based on the book The Minds of Billy Milligan by Daniel Keyes.
- The series was filmed in New York City.
The Crowded Room is currently streaming on Apple TV+.