Apple Picked Up An Unnamed Sci-Fi Space Drama From Ronald Moore, A Star Trek Veteran

According to the DeadlineApple has picked up a unnamed sci-fi space drama which will be led by Ronald D. Moore, who is the showrunner for “Outlander” on Starz and previously worked on “Star Trek” and the “Battlestar Galactica” reboot.

The show, which "explores what would have happened if the global space race had never end. The project hails from Sony Pictures Television and Moore’s studio-based Tall Ship Productions. It was created and written by Moore and "Fargo" co-executive producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi.

The untitled series takes place in a world in which the global space race never ended. Moore created the series and will serve as writer along with Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi. All three will also executive produce along with Maril Davis of Moore’s Tall Ship Productions.

The new space drama is Apple's third series that's in development. Apple in October inked a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Comcast's NBC Universal to create new episodes of sci-fi series "Amazing Stories." In November, the company picked up an untitled "morning show drama" that will star Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.

Apple's original content is being led by former Sony executives Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, who joined Apple in June 2017. Amburg and Erlicht produced shows like "Breaking Bad," "The Crown," and "Better Call Saul," are running Apple's video programming efforts on a worldwide scale under iTunes chief Eddy Cue.

Via iDownloadBlog And MacRumors, Image Credit ValueWalk

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