Apple’s new original slate picks up big names
A new report from the New York Occasions outlines Apple’s plan to roll out original programming within the subsequent yr from its new Culver City, California, headquarters; the corporate has outspent YouTube and Fb when it comes to original content material and even outbid Netflix in just a few key races.
During the last six months, Apple has secured offers for 12 new collection, together with 9 which are going straight to order. Apple has already debuted just a few original exhibits, like 2017’s Planet of the Apps, and a rework of Carpool Karaoke, but it surely hasn’t had a breakout hit. Which may change with the addition of tasks involving Reese Witherspoon, Steven Spielberg, M. Night time Shyamalan, Jennifer Aniston, La La Land‘s Damien Chazelle, Kristen Wiig, and Octavia Spencer. It’s rebooting Spielberg’s Wonderful Tales (with out Bryan Fuller), planning a new animated collection from the Bob’s Burgers creators and an area drama from Ronald D. Moore, and edging into documentaries.
Apple’s Senior VP Eddy Cue stated at SXSW that they received’t be flooding subscribers with content material like Netflix has been, however no particulars about how a lot Apple will cost or the way it will distribute its collection have been solidified.
Apple’s planning on debuting new original collection between March and summer time 2019.
H/T New York Times