Report: Apple strikes deal for Spielberg's Amazing Stories reboot


The Steven Spielberg's popular 80's sci-fi/fantasy show is coming back and Apple reportedly snagged the rights to the program.

The Wall Street Journal via The Verge:

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company has struck a deal to revive the Steven Spielberg anthology series Amazing Stories. The filmmaker's Amblin Entertainment production company will be producing 10 episodes of the new series with NBCUniversal's television production unit, with a budget of $5 million earmarked per episode. No details about Spielberg's specific involvement as a director are mentioned, but according to the report, he will likely serve as an executive producer on the new series. Hannibal's Bryan Fuller will serve as showrunner.

It will be interesting to see whether the program will be a part of Apple Music, stand-alone, or some other service.