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Apple plans kids’ shows, specials based on ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ more

Apple has inked a deal with the Maurice Sendak Foundation and will create kids shows and specials based on Maurice Sendak’s “Where the Wild Things Are” and other stories, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

In addition to his most famous work, Sendak’s books include “In the Night Kitchen,” “Outside Over There,” and “The Nutshell Library.”

The deal marks the first time The Maurice Sendak Foundation has signed an overall agreement with a streaming service, notes The Hollywood Reporter. Writer, director and longtime Sendak collaborator Arthur Yorinks will work with Apple to develop each project via his Night Kitchen Studios. 

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Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.