In another effort to boost its own streaming service, the Cupertion-based company has struck a deal with the writer and director Sam Catlin, to create and produce new television projects for Apple TV +.
According to Variety, Catlin will work with Apple along with his partner Tiffany Prasifka with the production company Short Drive Entertainment of which they are the owners. The content that Catlin and Prasifka will develop there is unknown at the moment, but it will likely be related to original movies and TV shows for the Apple TV + platform.
Catlin is best known for his work as showrunner and co-creator of the AMC Preacher series, a series in which Seth Roger and Evan Goldberg also participated and which is based on the Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon comic series of the same name. The series starred Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun and consists of four seasons and a total of 43 episodes.
In addition, he was also a co-executive producer of the popular television series Breaking bad, which won an Emmy Award for Best Drama Series among others.
Sam Catlin joins other renowned personalities who have reached an agreement with Apple TV + to create original content such as Oprah Winfrey, Malala Yousafzai, Jon Stewart, Idris Elba, Alfonso Cuarón, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kerry Ehrin, Misha Green, Moshe Zonder, Alon Aranya among others.
Some rumors suggest that from Apple TV + they are working to add new content every week to Apple TV + starting in 2022. So far, Apple’s streaming service has more than 70 original movies and TV shows.
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