J J Abrams and Bad Robot closing on deal with WarnerMedia (reports)

Screen | 6/17/2019 | Staff
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J J Abrams and his Bad Robot production company are reportedly finalising an extensive new film and TV production deal with WarnerMedia.

The deal, expected to be worth as much as $500m, would continue Bad Robot’s longstanding TV relationship with Warner Bros Television and move the company’s film deal from Paramount to Warner.

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Multi-hyphenate Abrams has recently been in talks with a number of studios and streaming services about a new overall arrangement. Warner and Apple were thought to be closest to securing the prolific film- and TV-maker’s services, though Netflix, Amazon, NBCUniversal and Sony were also believed to have been in the running. Retaining its Abrams deal was thought to be a particular priority for Warner as the studio prepares for the beta launch of its own streaming service.

Bad Robot has had a TV deal with Warner for more than a decade, making series including Fringe, Person Of Interest, Westworld, and Castle Rock with the studio. The company’s upcoming series with Warner include Lovecraft Country...
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