Apple teams with Steven Spielberg on video expansion

Apple’s intention of making more original video content is no secret. The company has sent aside a lot of money to pour into these efforts and it seems to have found the right project to spend some of that money on. Apple is reportedly rebooting the popular anthology series Amazing Stories which was produced by Steven Spielberg, a legendary director, producer, and screenwriter who needs no introduction. The original Amazing Stories series ran from 1985 to 1987. Every episode would tell a different story on topics that would range from scary to magical. NBC canceled it after its second season but it did win five Emmys over the two years that it was on the air.The Wall Street Journal reports today that Apple has signed a deal with Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment production company to reboot Amazing Stories. They will be producing 10 episodes in the new series in collaboration with NBCUniversal’s television production division.There’s reportedly a budget of $5 million per episode. The

Apple teams with Steven Spielberg on video expansion

Apple is teaming up with award-winning director Steven Spielberg for its first major push into TV programming.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Apple teams with Steven Spielberg on video expansion, Tue 10 Oct 17 from USA today

Apple teams with Steven Spielberg on video expansion, Tue 10 Oct 17 from AP

Apple signs TV deal with Spielberg production company to bring back Amazing Stories

Back in August, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple had set aside $1 billion to be used over the next year for acquiring original video content. Now, the same publication reports that ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Techspot

Apple nears TV deal with Spielberg for 'Amazing Stories'

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Reuters Technology

Apple inks content deal with Spielberg and NBCUniversal

Apple Inc has signed a content deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal television production business, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Daily Mail

Apple makes deal with Spielberg for 'Amazing Stories' reboot - CNET

The tech giant is going for original programming with a remake of the Spielberg-produced '80s cult anthology TV series.

Tue 10 Oct 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Apple Working With Steven Spielberg For Amazing Stories Reboot

Apple’s intention of making more original video content is no secret. The company has sent aside a lot of money to pour into these efforts and it seems to have found the right project ...

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Ubergizmo

Apple reportedly taps Spielberg for new 'Amazing Stories'

Looks like Apple found someone to spend some of that billion dollars it earmarked for original TV and movies on: Steven Spielberg. Each episode of the revived Amazing Stories anthology ...

Tue 10 Oct 17 from Engadget

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