What you need to know
- Apple has reportedly won the bidding war over the new Jennifer Lawrence film.
- The film will star Lawrence, who will portray legendary agent Sue Mengers.
Jennifer Lawrence better tweet from an iPhone because she is most likely coming to Apple TV+.
As reported by Deadline, Apple has won the bidding war to acquire the rights for a new film starring Jennifer Lawrence. Lawrence, best known for her roles in The Hunger Games, Silver Linings Playbook, and American Hustle, is set to portray Sue Mengers, a "legendary super agent who donned a caftan-like a suit of armor and wielded a joint like a mace while trying to get the best deal possible for her A-list clients."
Today's report confirms one from earlier this week that said the company was competing for the project with Netflix. According to that report, bidding for the project has reached as high as $95 million.
It is currently unclear when the project will begin production or when it could be coming to theaters and Apple's streaming service.
That said, Apple TV+ continues to add a ton of new original films and television series to its lineup. Just in the last month, the streaming service launched the anticipated second season of Ted Lasso, the new music docuseries Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson, and the Sundance award-winning film CODA.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.