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Apple Plans To Release Movies To Theaters Before Releasing On Apple TV+: WSJ

(RTTNews) - Apple Inc. (AAPL) plans to release feature-length movies to theaters before releasing them on its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Apple has hired Greg Foster, the former head of entertainment at Imax Corp. as a consultant on its efforts, the WSJ report said.

One of Apple's first theatrical releases, aimed for mid-2020, will be Sofia Coppola's 'On the Rocks,' starring Rashida Jones and Bill Murray, the Journal reported.

Apple plans to launch its Apple TV+ streaming service on 1st November for $4.99 per month.

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