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"Apple plans to create 10 new episodes of "Amazing Stories" alongside Amblin and NBC Universal, with plans to spend more than $5 million per episode. Spielberg is likely to be an executive producer for the new version of the show, according to The Wall Street Journal's sources."

 

https://www.macrumors.com/2017/10/10/apple-steven-spielberg-amazing-stories/

 

What do you think, are they going to use the original theme? Is Steven Spielberg going to direct the pilot? Will John Williams create a new theme for the "new" series and/or will he score the pilot?

 

--Snowster

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It would be neat if SS can convince JW to write some new music for this, like an updated recording of the opening and closing titles.  There's no chance he'll score a whole episode though.

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Well, in the case of this show, it is just a platform for telling non-connected stories of a generic sci-fi/fantasy kind.  So, if they have some stories to tell, then why not do so and use a semi-recognizable name to jump start it. 

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54 minutes ago, Tom said:

Well, in the case of this show, it is just a platform for telling non-connected stories of a generic sci-fi/fantasy kind.  So, if they have some stories to tell, then why not do so and use a semi-recognizable name to jump start it. 

 

Exactly. I'll welcome it.

 

Williams will not be involved in this in any capacity, I'm willing to bet a lot of money on that. But there's a slight -- slight! -- chance they'd use his theme in a new arrangement. But in all likelihood, it will have a new theme to fit the more contemporary story they're telling.

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Very intriguing. Hope they'll reuse Williams' theme (update it if they must), and that the roster of episode composers is equally impressive as the original series. It's a pretty good time for high quality anthology shows right now.

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4 minutes ago, Yavar Moradi said:

It would be super cool if some composers who worked on this show at the beginning of their careers -- like Danny Elfman, Bruce Broughton, Craig Safan, David Newman, and Thomas Newman -- would come back and be the veterans this time, like Delerue, Williams, Goldenberg, Shire, Mandel, Addison, Steiner, and Goldsmith were last time.

 

Yavar

 

Absolutely.

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Seems remarkably hypocritical from Spielberg after his grandstanding against Netflix over the last few months.

 

Obviously didn't see fit to declare his blatant conflict of interest with a rival streaming company, either. Very disappointing.

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2 hours ago, crumbs said:

Seems remarkably hypocritical from Spielberg after his grandstanding against Netflix over the last few months.

 

Obviously didn't see fit to declare his blatant conflict of interest with a rival streaming company, either. Very disappointing.

 

It’s only hypocritical if he starts campaigning this for Oscars.

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5 minutes ago, Alexcremers said:

Too late! We have Black Mirror now.

 

That's geared more towards adults. I assume he's going to keep the young adult/kid angle on the reboot as well.

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10 hours ago, crumbs said:

Seems remarkably hypocritical from Spielberg after his grandstanding against Netflix over the last few months.

 

Obviously didn't see fit to declare his blatant conflict of interest with a rival streaming company, either. Very disappointing.

 

That’s not what happened though.

 

Spielberg complained about films made by Netflix being eligible for Oscars after a token number of cinema screens. He thinks these films should have a wide cinema release. He hasn’t complained about Netflix or streaming per se. 

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