JJ Abrams Reportedly Turned Down $500 Million Deal With Apple Because Apple Can't Share

Michael Short/Getty Images J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions has signed a new overall deal reportedly worth $250 million with WarnerMedia, but the director apparently walked away from a $500 million offer from Apple in the process. Abrams and his team at Bad Robot, including co-CEO Katie McGrath, were reportedly uninterested in signing a 100 percent exclusive deal with Apple for the company’s new streaming service, Apple TV Plus, according to The Hollywood Reporter. His deal with WarnerMedia allows Abrams to direct, write, and produce projects at Bad Robot for other third-party companies, according to the original announcement. For someone like Abrams, who still has projects in development at Paramount Pictures (his previous feature film home), a new Star Wars... Continue reading…

WarnerMedia signs J.J. Abrams to a massive exclusive deal

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Fri 13 Sep 19 from Engadget

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Thu 12 Sep 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Getty J.J. Abrams and his production company Bad Robot Productions have signed a deal with AT&T-owned WarnerMedia, the company announced today. The deal is reportedly worth ...

Thu 12 Sep 19 from The Verge

Here’s why J.J. Abrams officially inked a $500 million deal with WarnerMedia

Director J.J. Abrams and his production house, Bad Robot, just signed a massive deal with WarnerMedia worth an estimated $500 million. After nearly a year of mystery and speculation befitting ...

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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