Apple Original Films

Apple TV+ Lands Rights to Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese Movie

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple Original Films has acquired the film rights to a big screen adaptation of David Grann's upcoming nonfiction book, The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder. Set in the 1740s, Wager’s story is set in motion when a patched-together boat with 30 emaciated men lands on the coast of Brazil....

Apple Original Films Lands Thriller Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt

Apple Original Films has won the Hollywood bidding war for Jon Watts' thriller starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt. Deadline reports that "Spider-Man: Homecoming" director Watts will write, direct, and produce with Clooney's Smokehouse Pictures and Pitt's Plan B Entertainment producing. Lionsgate, Sony, Netflix, Universal, Amazon, Annapurna Pictures, and Warner Bros. are also said to have bid on the project that...

Apple Wins Competitive Auction for Tom Hanks Sci-Fi Film ‘Finch’

Apple Original Films has just landed another Tom Hanks movie titled ‘Finch’ after a competitive weekend auction among the leading streamers, Deadline is reporting. Previously called Bios, the sci-fi movie was originally intended to be released by Universal. Finch becomes the second major Tom Hanks-starrer to come to Apple Original Films, after the studio acquired...