What you need to know
- Mark Bomback has signed a multi-year deal with Apple.
- The executive will develop television projects exclusively for the Apple TV+ streaming service.
- Bomback was the showrunner behind 'Defending Jacob'.
Apple seems keen to keep its relationship with the showrunner behind 'Defending Jacob' exclusive for quite a while.
Reported by Deadline, Apple has inked a multi-year exclusive deal with Mark Bomback, the showrunner behind 'Defending Jacob'. Under the deal, Bomback will develop television projects for Apple TV+ exclusively.
According to the report, 'Defending Jacob' appears to be one of the, if not the biggest series to hit Apple TV+ so far. While Apple has not released viewership data for its shows, the company is showcasing the series as part of its Emmy campaign.
Outside of 'Defending Jacob', Bomback is known for cinematic titles such as 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', 'War for the Planet of the Apes', and 'The Wolverine'.
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