Why J.J. Abrams Turned Down $500 Million from Apple and Chose WarnerMedia Instead

Published on Sep 13, 2019

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production company officially closed a deal to set up shop at WarnerMedia yesterday, but they didn’t simply go with the highest bidder when finding a new home. For years, Abrams and Bad Robot were housed at Paramount Pictures, but with that deal up for renegotiation this year, Abrams took his show on the road to visit other suitors. All the major players lined up, including Netflix and Sony Pictures, but it was Apple who made a very big play for Abrams in the range of $500 million. Ultimately, Abrams and Bad …

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Author: Adam Chitwood