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

Under the partnership, will work on all types of TV initiatives for all of ’s platforms, together with its upcoming streaming service HBO Max and its cable channels. Abrams says his firm will develop dramas and comedies, longform collection and digital content material for TV, in addition to motion pictures for theatrical launch and even video games.

Bad Robot has been in search of a media firm to signal a mega-deal with since 2018, and it reportedly entertained affords from Amazon, Disney and Netflix, amongst others. In June, experiences got here out that Apple got here shut to successful the corporate over, however that it misplaced the bidding warfare to WarnerMedia. Abrams’ physique of labor contains Alias and WestWorld, in addition to among the most up-to-date Star Trek and Star Wars motion pictures, making him a fascinating prospect for media giants vying for purchasers’ wallets.

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