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Apple's Next Big Investment is Amazing News for Aspiring Actors

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According to reports, Apple has ordered 20 new TV series from top executives in a reported attempt to win an Oscar.

The Wrap reports the tech giant has ordered almost 20 original shows with A-list collaborators across multiple genres in a reported plan to enter into the Hollywood yearly Oscar race.

In fact, HBO’s has announced a scripted series with Sesame Workshop. Oprah Winfrey has launched a major deal. Insiders suggest the company is planning on release a video platform similar to the company’s streaming service.

Apple also hired Layne Eskridge, the creative mind behind hit shows such as Georgia-filmed Netflix series Ozark to work as a creative executive under Apple Worldwide Video executives. Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht. They previously worked from Sony and started Apple’s $1 billion content shopping spree last June.

But Apple’s exact plan is still a mystery to many producers, agents and Apple competitors, The Wrap reports.

“There’s a ‘Great and Powerful Oz’ kind of vibe about it,” said one top talent manager and content packager, speaking on the condition of anonymity. “They’re kind of elusive, like who is running the thing?”

Overall, this is great news for aspiring actors, producers, and film industry career workers. More competition in the film industry provides new job opportunities. In fact, reports indicate Apple is considering spending $2 billion to make this happen.

“They’re paying real quotes and not trying to squeeze us for less and less the way the studios are on the network side. They’re formidable buyers,” a manager told The Wrap.

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