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Apple, the company known for its devices, has plans to start making original movies and television programming, Hollywood insiders tell NPR. Natural stone solutions Hollywood seems to be happy to have Apple enter the game, but some say the company will face some challenges.

As a former president at Paramount Pictures, Ganis had a hand in films such as Top Gun, Ghost and Forrest Gump. Francesca battistelli holy spirit chords He is also someone who uses Apple products and thinks the company is really good at making hardware. Babe ruth baseball player So, Ganis says, “It seemed odd that they would take that really big gigantic leap into creating content. Closeout bats Content is not very easy to figure out.”

But Apple sales fell last year for the first time since 2001 — largely due to less demand for its latest iPhones. Blue jays radio online free Apple isn’t commenting about its plans for TV and film, but the right content could help boost sales of Apple products, says Brian Blau, an analyst with Gartner who follows Apple.

“Having original content is a strategy that is simply just going to bring people back to Apple. Laying paving slabs on sand I think this is going to represent a unique opportunity for them,” Blau says, “one that’s going to make them more competitive with these other original content providers that potentially have been drawing Apple users away from the Apple ecosystem” — like iTunes and the App Store.

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Blau thinks even though Netflix is available on Apple devices the company may want to have some programming that is under its control. Irrigation solutions In part, because the market for iPhones is getting saturated and it needs other sources of revenue.

“I think Apple’s just trying to find their place and how they can capture some of the revenue in other ways,” Blau says. Beautiful landscapes to draw “And this sort of TV and video and music content I think is just going to be one more pillar that they’re going to be able to stand on over time.”

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It used to be the only place to find great television was on the big broadcast networks, then cable was where all the best stuff was airing. Segals outdoor furniture More recently, Netflix and Amazon have been racking up the Emmys. Garden snake And now Apple wants a bite. Watch nba finals online abc Hollywood insiders tell NPR that the tech giant has plans to start making original movies and television. Pitched roof Apple will face some challenges, not least of all a very crowded market. Trellis spa menu But as NPR’s Laura Sydell reports, Hollywood is happy to have tech companies enter the game.

SYDELL: As a former president at Paramount Pictures, Ganis had a hand in films such as “Top Gun,” “Ghost” and “Forrest Gump.” He’s also someone who uses Apple products and thinks the company is really good at making hardware.

SYDELL: But Apple’s sales fell last year for the first time since 2001, largely due to less demand for its iPhone 7. Usfa softball Apple isn’t commenting about its plans for TV and film, but the right content could help Apple boost sales of Apple products.

BLAU: I think this could represent a unique opportunity for them, one that’s going to make them more competitive with these other original content providers that, potentially, have been drawing Apple users away from the Apple ecosystem.

SYDELL: These original content providers include Netflix. Fencing sabre Netflix has done an especially good job at creating content, like “The Crown,” that draws in new subscribers.

SYDELL: Last quarter, Netflix flew past Wall Street expectations and added some 7 million new subscribers in the U.S. Df softball and abroad. What is pitch Analyst Blau thinks even though Netflix is available on Apple devices, the company may want to have some programming that’s under its control. Football scores right now In part, as the market for iPhones gets saturated, it will need other sources of income.

BLAU: I think Apple’s just trying to find their place and how they can capture some of the revenue. Frances bavier young And this sort of TV and video and music content, I think, is just going to be one more pillar that they’re going to be able to stand on over time.

SYDELL: And that’s just fine with Hollywood producers like Art Linson. Pavestone lowes Among Linson’s executive producing credits are the hit series “Sons Of Anarchy.” Linson says Hollywood has become too risk-averse.

ART LINSON: And it opened the door a long time ago for people to say – whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, we’ll go into that. Where is yankee stadium We’re going to do something interesting, and let’s see how it goes. Atkinsons fencing leeds And that’s why you see Netflix making the surge it made – and Amazon – because they’re smart. Senior softball They went, we’re not scared.

SYDELL: And Amazon and Netflix spent serious money. How to design a sprinkler system Netflix laid out $100 million with its first foray into original TV, “House Of Cards” with Kevin Spacey. Drip coffee caffeine Netflix took it on after it had been turned down by HBO, Showtime and AMC.

GANIS: It doesn’t matter that they have $200 billion in the bank. Pitching mechanics It matters that the writer and the director are in it for the emotional ability to move us as viewers.

SYDELL: And making a hit is hard. Garden layout ideas It requires the right talent and no small amount of luck. Pinch hitter 3 As any number of Hollywood producers will tell you, no one ever starts out planning to make a flop.