Apple Working With Steven Spielberg For Amazing Stories Reboot

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The deal involves a 10 episode reboot of "Amazing Stories", a science fiction and horror anthology series that ran on NBC in the 1980s and was created by Spielberg, the WSJ reported, citing people familiar with the matter. But the Journal quotes an executive as saying each episode of the new Amazing Stories will have a budget of more than $5 million dollars.

After putting a toe in the water of the internet television business with a couple of reality TV shows, Apple ( AAPL ) is set to dive into the market with an original content deal with iconic director and producer Steven Spielberg, according to a news report.

It's not known for sure right now when filming will begin so it's likely going to be a while before we get to see what the Amazing Stories reboot looks like.

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Apple is looking to reboot Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories as one of the series that it will premier their original programming with.

Over the past two months, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, who left Sony Pictures Television in June to lead Apple's new programming unit, have been staffing up and scouting projects. A new deal reported by The Wall Street Journal could be the potential kick in the trousers its needs, bringing content from Mr. Movie Magic, Steven Spielberg to the platform.

It's still unclear how Apple will release its shows - or when.

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The tech giant is nearing a deal for a remake of the cult Spielberg-produced anthology series, which aired from 1985-87 series on NBC.

Between Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps, Apple's original content offerings have been...shaky at best.

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