Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions has just inked a multiyear first-look television deal with Apple, under which Scott, David Zucker, Clayton Krueger, and Jordan Sheehan acting as executive producers, will develop global TV projects for Apple TV+, Variety is reporting.
In its 25 year history, Scott’s company has produced tons of hit films and TV series, including “Top Gun,” “The Martian,” “The Good Wife,” “Man in the High Castle,” and “The Terror” to name a few. The production house has also earned over 100 Emmy nominations with 22 wins, and 28 Golden Globe nominations.
Scott, who is also credited for Apple’s famous “1984” commercial, will also direct Disney’s upcoming drama “The Last Duel,” starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, and Ben Affleck.
To date, Apple has also inked deals with studios A24 and Imagine Documentaries, Sesame Workshop, and Peanuts. On the individual front, the list of creatives under overalls at Apple includes Alfonso Cuaron, Annie Weisman, Jason Katims, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Justin Lin, Lee Eisenberg, Monica Beletsky, Oprah Winfrey, Sharon Horgan, and Simon Kinberg.
Scott is also getting ready to make his TV directorial debut on the HBO Max series “Raised by Wolves.”