JJ Abrams Sci-Fi Drama Series Shopped to Apple, HBO

JJ Abrams Sci-Fi Drama Series Shopped to Apple, HBO

Abrams has developed numerous television series in the past including "Lost", "Fringe" and "Alias". Sources say Apple and HBO - where Abrams serves as an EP on Westworld - are both in the running for the untitled drama, with producers Warner Bros. The company has also reached a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Comcast's NBCUniversal television production unit to make new episodes of ' Amazing Stories', a science fiction and horror anthology series that ran in the 1980s.

J.J. Abrams is ready to develop his next television series and he's already got interested suitors with Apple and HBO engaged in a bidding war to retain the rights.

Hollywood and TV all-star J.J. Abrams is writing a new TV show and is now shopping it to networks, according to a report today from The Hollywood Reporter. The daughter finds herself in a odd new world facing a "monstrous, oppressive force' after rooting through her mother's experiments". Her father follows his daughter into this other place and presumably, we'll all be off on a journey of unusual new discoveries there. Television-based Bad Robot Productions banner topper Ben Stephenson. He next has Hulu's Stephen King anthology Castle Rock, from writers Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomas, due from Warner Bros.

Abrams is also working alongside writer/director Quentin Tarantino on a new film in the "Star Trek" franchise as well.

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