Apple Reportedly Offered J.J. Abrams Over $500 Million for Bad Robot

Mentioning resources conversant in the deal, Hollywood Reporter is claiming that Apple had introduced J.J. Abrams over $500 million for Unhealthy Robotic, the manufacturing corporate that he co-owns along with his spouse Katie McGrath. Then again, the duo ultimately selected to take a long way much less cash and stick with WarnerMedia.

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Unhealthy Robotic’s not too long ago introduced contract with WarnerMedia is thought to be price just about $250 million along with quite a lot of monetary incentives, that may see the manufacturing corporate expand new movie, TV, online game and virtual content material for Warner Bros., HBO, in addition to the impending HBO Max streaming provider.

The file notes that since Abrams and McGrath need to flip Unhealthy Robotic into a shopper logo and be capable to promote their product to different retailers, they walked clear of Apple’s record-setting deal that may have noticed Unhealthy Robotic produce content material completely for the iPhone maker.

A number of components resulted in Unhealthy Robotic’s final resolution to circumvent the eye-popping deal. Amongst them was once the hardware company’s want to peer Unhealthy Robotic create new initiatives just for Apple — which means Abrams should not have been allowed to paintings on out of doors initiatives for corporations like Disney (Megastar Wars) or Paramount (Megastar Trek) and TV initiatives would no longer be offered to third-party retailers.

Moreover, Apple’s loss of a theatrical distribution type was once additionally a significant worry for Abrams.