It appears that no contestant is out of the game yet, but in recent weeks there has been continued chatter that WarnerMedia and Apple may have emerged as leaders to name J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company.
In recent months, Abrams and his team have been in talks with the two companies, as well as Comcast / NBCUniversal and Sony, along with 7,000 other WGA partners, who are looking for Abrams's slowdown in April director.
While the situation remains fluid and representatives refuse to comment on Abram, it is said WarnerMedia on the traditional media side and Apple on the tech side have turned out to be strong options, with some clues that WarnerMedia may be ahead of the pack the Silicon Valley giant. However, to the best of our knowledge, none of the four studios competing for Abram's services were told that they were no longer in conflict.
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Of course, Abrams has the history of WarnerMedia, as Bad Robot has been with Warner Bros. TV for many years, delivering a series of series. Three of the company's most recent shows are in Warner Media's HBO, West World, Lovecraft and Demimonde the first series that Abrams exclusively created since alias with Premium has also developed Bad Robot's network Both are dying in the end. T The company also has three series at Apple that also aggressively deal with the multiple hyphen: the Stephen King adaptation Lisey's Story with Julianne Moore; Sara Bareilles & # 39; L ittle Voice; and My fame was that I had such friends, after the example of Jennifer Garner.
WarnerMedia not only had the benefit of a long-time home However, given the company's acquisition of a sum of money that could potentially reach $ 500 million through the acquisition of AT & T, Abram's needs are met. The media conglomerate also has big plans for its upcoming streaming platform, which it hopes will take into account Abrams and its output.
In the meantime, Apple reflects Abrams' love of technology, as he has been trying to broaden the horizons and expand the boundaries of entertainment content. Sony had also created this element in its pitch and was a technology-first company with extensive electronics activities.
Abrams is currently the outstanding talent on the entire deal market, recently joined by Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and DB Weiss.