In a break from his other original video efforts, Apple is aiming for the rights to an animated film, which could even see theaters.
Cartoon Saloon's latest film, "The Breadwinner."
The company is in negotiations with an Oscar-nominated Irish studio, Cartoon Saloon, known for films such as "The Secret of Kells", "Song of the Sea" and, more recently, "The Breadwinner", according to Bloomberg sources . While Apple is approaching a distribution agreement for the US. UU And other countries, the film itself is still to be manufactured and it's been over a year.
The details of the plot are unknown, and that's how Apple tries to handle the distribution. However, a source suggested that a digital release could theoretically join, which would allow the film to qualify for the Academy Awards.
Apple is preparing to launch a high-budget TV show sometime in 2019, possibly as soon as possible. March. To date, however, every project announced so far has been a show rather than a full-length film, like J.J. The "Little Voices" by Abrams and an adaptation of the "Foundation" by Isaac Asimov.
The company is spending $ 1 billion on its initial alignment. It is unknown if part of that budget goes to the image of Cartoon Saloon.
Rumors suggest that the programs could be available to anyone who has an Apple device, especially through the "TV" application for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. . To date, programs such as "Carpool Karaoke" and "Planet of the Apps" have focused on Apple Music subscribers, although the former is now available outside of that sphere.