Apple is attempting to Iron out a deal for a 10-Part Sci-Fi Series written by those who Created the X-Men Franchise for Fox
Rumor has it that Apple is near a deal for a 10 part science fiction series that titleless at the moment. The series was created and co-written by Simon Kinberg and David Weil. Kinberg has been the creative backbone of the X-Men franchise at Fox, and Amazon is casting up the Weil-created series The Hunt, with Alfonso Gomez-Rejon directing, and Al Pacino and Logan Lerman starring in a fact-based drama about Nazi hunters.
In other news, there's also rumbling in Hollywood that surfaced yesterday that JJ Abrams 'Bad Robot' production company has Universal, Disney and Warner Brothers are attempting to lure the creative house to move away from Paramount.
Although it's a shot in the dark, Deadline puts Apple in the race. The report noted that "Apple is also an intriguing alternative, as the cash-rich company looks to make Abrams a fulcrum for its own creative content ambitions in Hollywood."
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