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Reboot of “Amazing Stories” Heads to Apple

Created by Steven Spielberg, the anthology series “Amazing Stories” premiered on NBC on September 29th, 1985, and it featured horror, sci-fi and fantasy tales directed by legends like Bob Clark, Joe Dante, Martin Scorsese, Tom Holland, Tobe Hooper, and even Spielberg himself.

Before coming to an end, a total of 45 episodes aired across two seasons.

So what’s the latest on that modern day reboot, which has Bryan Fuller (“Hannibal,” “American Gods”) attached to it? We’ve just learned today, via Deadline, that Apple is closing in on a deal to grab the project as part of their original programming imitative.

Last we heard, Fuller had put together a writer’s room including top talents such as Patton Oswalt, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily Gordon, and Jane Goldman.

The project comes from Spielberg’s Amblin TV and Universal TV, with Amblin TV’s Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey executive producing the reboot alongside Fuller.



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  • Bart Crowe

    So no one will see it?

  • Schwifty

    So, let me get this straight: Bryan Fuller put together a writer’s room comprised of comedy writers and one person with fantasy/sci-fi writing experience … co-writing her husband’s movies? For an “Amazing Stories” reboot?

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