JJ Abrams

J.J. Abrams Officially Closes Sizable WarnerMedia Film, TV Partnership

Key details for J.J. Abrams deal:
1) 
Runs through 2024
2) Starting value of ≈ $250M
3) 
Non-exclusive

Multiple companies were in the mix, including:
1) 
Apple
2) Disney
3) Comcast
4) Sony
5) Netflix
6) Amazon

Apple reportedly offered $500M but wanted full exclusivity.  The deal with WarnerMedia allows Abrams and Bad Robot to continue working on existing projects (sequels to Star Wars/Star Trek, etc.) along with selling new projects to 3rd party outlets.

The deal covers:
1) 
Movies
2) Television shows
3) Video games
4) Consumer products
5) Music
6) Digital content

Flashback: J.J. Abrams Bidding War Won By WarnerMedia as Bad Robot Nears $500M Partnership

More #1: Beyond Netflix: Showrunners Testing Waters With Multiple TV Overall Deals

More #2: ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators Narrow Overall Deal Suitors to Netflix, Amazon and Disney

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