J.J. Abrams reportedly walked away from a $500 million Apple TV deal

While J.J. AbramsBad Robot production company reportedly signed a $250 million deal with WarnerMedia, the company may have walked away from an even big mega deal at Apple.

  • That deal reportedly would have required 100 percent exclusivity, however.
  • already has projects in development with Paramount and a new Star Wars movie landing in December, so the exclusivity clause may have been a non starter.
  • Abrams and his team also reportedly had concerns about Apple’s TV+ business model.
  • Bad Robot was also reportedly concerned that doesn’t own the rights to any existing franchises or characters that Abrams could work with.
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