Apple Studios
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryProduction company
FoundedOctober 2019; 2 years ago (2019-10) in Cupertino, California, U.S.
Headquarters1 Apple Park Way, Cupertino, California, U.S.
Key people
  • Zack Van Amburg
  • Jamie Erlicht
Products
  • Television production
  • Film production
ParentApple Inc.

Apple Studios is an American film and television production company that is a subsidiary of Apple Inc. It specializes in developing and producing television series and films for Apple's digital video streaming service Apple TV+.

History

In October 2019, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Apple Inc. was launching its own production company, overseen by Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, to produce original television and film content for Apple TV+.[1]

Productions

Film

Title Release Co-production(s) Status Ref.
Swan Song December 17, 2021 Anonymous Content
Concordia Studio
Released [2]
Upcoming
Bad Blood TBA Legendary Pictures
Hyperobject Industries
Gary Sanchez Productions
Pre-production [3]
Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad Of Louis Armstrong TBA Imagine Documentaries Ordered [4]
Carrie & Me TBA In development [5]
Dolly TBA In development [6]
Emancipation TBA Westbrook Studios
Fuqua Films
McFarland Entertainment
Filming [7]
Ghosted TBA Filming [8]
Killers of the Flower Moon TBA Filming [9]
Napoleon TBA Scott Free Productions Filming [10]
Raymond and Ray TBA Post-production [11]
Snow Blind TBA Boom! Studios In development [12]
Untitled Andy Samberg science fiction comedy-drama film TBA Red Hour Productions In development [13]

Television

Title Release Co-production(s) Status Ref.
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey March 11, 2022 Anonymous Content Released [14]
WeCrashed March 18, 2022 Paradox Productions Released [15]
Surface July 29, 2022 Hello Sunshine Released [16]
Upcoming
The Changeling TBA Annapurna Pictures Filming [17]
City on Fire TBA Ordered [18]
The Crowded Room TBA New Regency Television
Weed Road Productions
EMJAG Productions
Ordered [19]
Dark Matter TBA Sony Pictures Television In Development
High Desert TBA Ordered [20]
In with the Devil TBA Filming [21]
Lessons in Chemistry TBA Ordered [22]
Manhunt TBA Lionsgate Ordered [23]
Masters of the Air TBA Playtone
Amblin Television
Parliament of Owls
Filming [24]
Metropolis TBA Esmail Corp
Anonymous Content
UCP
Ordered
Strange Planet TBA Harmonious Claptrap
ShadowMachine
Ordered [25]
Untitled Negro league baseball series TBA Kapital Entertainment In development [26]
Untitled Team Downey/Adam Perlman series TBA Ordered [27]

References

  1. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (October 11, 2019). "Apple Launches In-House Studio With 'Band of Brothers'/'The Pacific' Follow-Up". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2019-10-11. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  2. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr (September 13, 2021). "Apple Bites Into Oscar Season December 17: Here's First Images Of 'Swan Song' With Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close & Awkwafina". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  3. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr (December 7, 2021). "Apple Confirms Long In Works 'Bad Blood' Transfusion; 'Don't Look Up's Adam McKay Directs & Jennifer Lawrence Plays Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 7, 2021.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (April 13, 2021). "Apple And Imagine Documentaries Team On Louis Armstrong Doc 'Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad Of Louis Armstrong'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 13, 2021.
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin (December 7, 2020). "Apple Nearing Deal For Carol Burnett Memoir 'Carrie And Me' With Plans For Feature Adaptation; Tina Fey Producing, 'Wander Darkly's Tara Miele Directing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  6. ^ Kroll, Justin (February 10, 2021). "Apple Studios Lands Hot Package 'Dolly' With Florence Pugh On Board To Star And Vanessa Taylor And Drew Pearce Penning The Script". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2021-02-10. Retrieved February 10, 2021.
  7. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (July 1, 2020). "Apple Wins 'Emancipation;' Will Smith's Westbook Relationship With Toppers Zack Van Amburg & Jamie Erlicht At Sony Helped Seal Festival Record Pre-Buy". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 1, 2020. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  8. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr (August 29, 2021). "Apple, Skydance Reuniting Marvel Superhero Stalwarts Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans In Dexter Fletcher-Directed 'Ghosted'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  9. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (May 27, 2020). "Apple To Team With Paramount On Scorsese-DiCaprio-De Niro Drama 'Killers Of The Flower Moon'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on May 28, 2020. Retrieved May 28, 2020.
  10. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (January 14, 2021). "Apple Studios Commits To 'Kitbag,' Ridley Scott-Directed Epic With Joaquin Phoenix As French Conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2021-01-14. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  11. ^ Lang, Brent (August 30, 2021). "Ewan McGregor, Ethan Hawke Starring as Half-Brothers in 'Raymond and Ray' for Apple Studios". Variety. Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  12. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (July 10, 2020). "Apple Studios Wins 'Snow Blind:' Jake Gyllenhaal Stars, Gustav Möller Directs Graphic Novel Adaptation". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2020-07-10. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  13. ^ Kit, Borys (January 11, 2021). "Andy Samberg, Andy Siara, Noah Hawley, Ben Stiller Team for Untitled Sci-fi Project at Apple (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2021-01-11. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  14. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (December 17, 2020). "Samuel L. Jackson To Star In 'The Last Days Of Ptolemy Grey' Apple Limited Series From Author Walter Mosley". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 17, 2020.
  15. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 29, 2021). "Apple TV+ Orders Limited Series 'WeCrashed' Starring Jared Leto And Anne Hathaway". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2021-01-29. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  16. ^ White, Peter (November 30, 2020). "Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star In Apple TV+ Series 'Surface' From Veronica West, Hello Sunshine & Apple Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 30, 2020.
  17. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Del Rosario, Alexandra (2021-08-25). "LaKeith Stanfield To Star In 'The Changeling' Apple TV+ Drama Series From Kelly Marcel & Annapurna; Melina Matsoukas To Direct". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  18. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (June 30, 2021). "Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage Set 'City on Fire' TV Series at Apple". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 30, 2021.
  19. ^ White, Peter (April 8, 2021). "Tom Holland To Star In Apple Anthology Series 'The Crowded Room' From Akiva Goldsman & New Regency". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  20. ^ White, Peter (September 22, 2020). "Patricia Arquette To Star In Apple TV+ Half-Hour Comedy 'High Desert', Latest Collaboration With Ben Stiller; Apple Studios To Produce". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2020-09-22. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  21. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (January 25, 2021). "Apple TV+ Nearing Order For 6-Part 'In With The Devil'; Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser Star, Michael R. Roskam Directs Dennis Lehane-Scripted Adaptation". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2021-01-26. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  22. ^ Porter, Rick (January 22, 2021). "Brie Larson to Star in Apple Drama Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2021-01-22. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  23. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (January 5, 2022). "Tobias Menzies to Star in Lincoln Assassination Series at Apple". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2022-01-05. Retrieved January 5, 2022.
  24. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (October 11, 2019). "Apple Enlists For 'Masters Of The Air' As Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks & Gary Goetzman Fly From HBO For WWII Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 2019-10-11. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  25. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (June 23, 2021). "Dan Harmon, Nathan Pyle Team for 'Strange Planet' Series at Apple". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 23, 2021.
  26. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 29, 2021). "Negro League Baseball Drama Series In Works At Apple From Magic Johnson, Peter Guber & Kapital Entertainment". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  27. ^ Petski, Denise (August 5, 2020). "Apple Orders Drama Series From Team Downey & Adam Perlman". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on November 7, 2020. Retrieved November 14, 2020.