When JJ Abrams’ production deals with Paramount and Warner Bros. expired, he became the most coveted Hollywood free agent in recent memory. Everyone from Disney to Apple has pursued him with a rigor normally reserved for superstar athletes, desperate to house his prolific content output under their shingles. The sweepstakes seems to be nearing to an end, as reports are saying Abrams has agreed to a $500 million deal to move his entire Bad Robot production company to WarnerMedia.
He previously housed his television division with them, but he’ll also be moving his film business over from Paramount. Looking at his slate of upcoming projects, it’s not hard to see why he was so in-demand. As always, Abrams and co. are developing a multitude of movies and television shows that could balance critical acclaim and commercial success. Keep reading for a roundup of nine significant projects that could be impacted by the deal.