Apple’s Getting Into The Original Programming Game With An AMAZING STORIES Reboot

The Beard's '80s anthology series is headed back to television.

According to Deadline...

"Apple is zeroing in on a reboot of Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories as one of its first series in its foray into original programming under Jamie Erlicht & Zack Van Amburg, heads of the newly formed worldwide video division."

But, wait: there's more - over at The Hollywood Reporter, they're saying the deal is expected to cover a full, 10-episode first season, and that Hannibal's Bryan Fuller is onboard to executive produce the series. 

Where will the rebooted Amazing Stories run? That has yet to be determined. Will this be Apple's first scripted series, or one of several (note: Apple's apparently interested in shelling out $1B for original content over the next year)? Also unknown. Is rebooting Amazing Stories a good idea? Depends on who you ask, but speaking as someone who was a fan of the original series and a fan of both Fuller and Spielberg, I'm gonna say "Hell yeah, it is."

Nothing further to report at this time, but rest assured we'll be keeping a close eye on this one as it develops. In the meantime: where do you folks standing on Amazing Stories? Obviously it was no Twilight Zone, but still - better than Tales From The Darkside, right?

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