Eddy Cue: “All-in with original content” – new cartoon series “Central Comedy” in the works

Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President, attended the SXSW conference today and gave a long interview to Dylan Byers of CNN. In this Cue spoke about all sorts of topics. Among other things, the Apple manager confirmed that Apple Music has 38 million paying subscribers , However, it was also about original content, the HomePod and more.

Eddy Cue: “All-in with original content”

After cue announced the acquisition of Texture , was the conversation about Originals. ” We’re completely all in “, Says Cue. Apple does not want to buy Netflix or Disney. Instead of quantity, the company relies on quality.

According to him, Apple spent two years looking for an ideal manager to cover the topic of original content. Apple finds some time ago with the former Sony Managers Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht become. Both managers – Cue – would know the business and both were ready to think “differently”. Since the two managers are on the Apple payroll, Apple has commissioned over 10 series.

Apple would make big investments in the field, Cue said. Money is not the problem. Meanwhile more than 40 people are working on the project.

Apple commissions new cartoon series “Central Part” by Loren Bouchard

In keeping with the theme will be announced this evening that Apple has given another series in order. It is a cartoon series that is called “Central Park” and was developed by Loren Bouchard. This is known among other things for the cartoon Bob’s Burger “.

Variety reports that Apple has ordered a total of 26 episodes. These are divided into 2 seasons with 13 episodes each. Central Park is produced by 20th Century Fox and stars such as Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs and Kathryn Hahn.

At least 12 series are known that Apple has commissioned in recent months, including Amazing Stories by Steven Spielberg , one Series by La La Land inventor Damien Chazelle , one Comedy series with Kristen Wiig and more.

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