Bad Robot, J.J. Abrams’ production company, is set for six new projects with black-ish writer Lisa McQuillan and The Good Place writer Megan Amram, according to TheWrap. The most recent offering from Bad Robot is the WWII film Overlord, and the company will produce Star Wars: Episode IX, which has yet to receive its title.
The company has acquired The Steps, written by Blair Butler, which was based on an original idea from director Stefan Grube. The untitled project from Amram will be a “female-driven horror allegory.” From Courtney Hoffman, we have The Seven Sisters of Scott County, which Hoffman will write and direct. There is a time travel story from Ben Shiffrin that is as-yet-untitled. Everything Must Go will be written by Bobby Hall alongside McQuillan, which Hall will star in. Finally, there is Only the Lonely, which will be written by Dylan Meyer and Peter Glanz and directed by Grube.
Bad Robot is responsible for TV series such as Alias, Fringe and the HBO series Westworld, which completed its second season on the cable network earlier this year. The companies is also behind such films as Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Trek, as well as Mission: Impossible and Cloverfield. It recently launched a music arm called Loud Robot which is an indie label in partnership with Capitol Music Group.
black-ish and The Good Place are currently airing to positive reviews across the board. What do you guys think of the new projects on the books for J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot? Let us know in the comments.