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J.J. Abrams says he loves working with Apple, company 'incredible partner'

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What you need to know

  • Lisey's Story will debut on Apple TV+ tomorrow.
  • Producer J.J. Abrams says that he has loved his experience working with Apple so far and that he was a big fan of the people at Apple TV+.
  • He also confirmed that he is working on more projects with the company.

J.J. Abrams has stated in an interview that he has loved his experience working with Apple on Apple TV+ thriller Lisey's Story, which debuts on the platform on June 4.

Speaking to Decoder, Abrams revealed how writer Stephen King brought him on for the project, what it was like to collaborate with King, and how they brought the novel to life in the series. But it was perhaps Abrams' comments on working with Apple that were the most interesting. Asked about the budding partnership between the two he said:

I will say I'm a big fan of the people at Apple TV+ and I love the experience so far. Certainly on Lisey's Story they've been incredible partners. I feel like at the end of the day a big company, a big network, it's going to be the people who are there, who are calling the shots, and who you either feel like you see eye-to-eye or you don't. I feel incredibly lucky working with the folks at Apple because I think we seem to be seeing things that excite us all at the same time in a way. So I've been nothing but happy working with Apple.

Abrams confirmed that he is working with Jennifer Garner and Apple TV+ on My Glory Was That I Had Such Friends, but in a throwaway comment confirmed that he is also working on "a couple of other things."

The first two episodes of Lisey's Story will debut on June 4, with more episodes to follow weekly thereafter. Apple TV+ can be enjoyed on devices like the new Apple TV 4K (2021) and on the Best TVs for Apple TV

Stephen Warwick
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.