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Apple Hires Indie Studio A24 to Produce Films

Apple has hired indie entertainment studio A24 to produce a "slate of films" for the Cupertino company, reports Variety.

Apple said it has signed a multiyear agreement with A24 that will involve multiple films, but further details are unavailable. It is not known if movies made by A24 will be released in theaters or limited to a future digital platform.


A24 is responsible for movies like "Moonlight," "Room," "The Witch," "Ex Machina," "The Spectacular Now," "It Comes at Night," "Lady Bird," "The Disaster Artist," "Hereditary," and more.

A24 has existing deals with DirecTV and Amazon, and those deals will remain in effect even though the entertainment company has now entered into a partnership with Apple. A24 will continue to produce and release movies outside of its partnership with Apple.

Apple's deal with A24 is a sign that the Cupertino company also plans to delve into films as well as television shows. Apple has more than a dozen original high-profile TV shows in the works, but has thus far signed few movie deals.

Apple's original television shows and movies are expected to be included in an upcoming rumored streaming service, which could debut in early 2019.

Apple may be planning to bundle its service with Apple Music and an Apple News subscription service for magazines, and at least some of the content could be made available for free through the TV app.

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4 weeks ago
Great news. A24 is exceptional.
Rating: 19 Votes
4 weeks ago
Whoaaaaaa that's kinda big!
Rating: 6 Votes
4 weeks ago

Only seen Ex Machina and it was not that great, clearly a budget movie with about 4 actors and a not so convincing SF story. Good acting do and it didn't really look budget, so i guess it's ok for Apple.

Ex Machina is one of my favorite movies.
Rating: 5 Votes
4 weeks ago
I’m still trying to wrap my head around Apple becoming Sony.
Rating: 5 Votes
4 weeks ago
To me, this is the best thing they've done in a while. A24 has been on fire lately, loved the majority of the movies that they have been putting out. I'll see a movie that I'm not entirely interested in if I see that they were involved in it
Rating: 4 Votes
4 weeks ago
"The Witch" and "It Comes at Night" are two of the worst movies I've ever seen in my life. Ever.
Rating: 3 Votes
4 weeks ago

A24 is responsible for movies ('https://a24films.com/films') like "Moonlight," "Room," "The Witch," "Ex Machina," "The Spectacular Now," "It Comes at Night," "Lady Bird," "The Disaster Artist," "Hereditary," and more.

Looking forward to this; the bolded are films I genuinely enjoyed.

Rating: 3 Votes
4 weeks ago
IMHO A24's best movie is Hereditary!
Rating: 2 Votes
4 weeks ago
Hopefully something more interesting than the G and PG stuff they have ordered.
Rating: 2 Votes
4 weeks ago

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Please no. I keep hoping the Star Trek folks will finally find the courage to make a gritty Trek, something approaching the quality of BSG season 2. An Apple “family-friendly” Trek is my nightmare! Ha.

I’ll give it to Bezos. He did us sci-fi fans a real solid by rescuing The Expanse. Liberating it really. I can’t wait to see what they do with season 4 now that it’s no longer on Syfy. ...


Loved, still love, BSG! I see your point. On the flip side you can be family friendly and explore great Science Fiction concepts. ST: TOS did that well so did TNG. Its all about great stories!
Rating: 2 Votes

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