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Apple plans for streaming service

Apple has put together an extensive programme of original content for it upcoming streaming service.

The tech giant is expected to officially announce its collection at an event on March 25 as it looks to launch its own streaming platform to compete with the like of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in a marketplace which is becoming rapidly more crowded.

As reported by The Verge, Apple is looking to focus on family friendly content - meaning no swearing or nudity - and it is planning a range of children' shows, comedies, dramas, science fiction programmes, thriller, action series, and documentaries.

With the company playing catch-up with its competitors, it has ordered many of its project to series, and looking to quickly build up a programme to tempt people to subscribe.

Although the service hasn't been officially announced just yet, details like movie acquisitions, orders for TV series and rights deals are all reported month before debuting, which gives potential customers an idea of what's to come.

The platform certainly has the talent on board, with the likes of J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Garner, Steve Carell and Jennifer Aniston all attached in various capacities.

'Bob's Burgers' creator Loren Bouchard will be introducing new kids-focused animated show 'Central Park', while Hailee Steinfeld is set to star in comedy 'Dickinson' about its famous poetry namesake Emily.

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' co-creators Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day are also working on a currently untitled series which will "explore the intricacies of the human condition through hilarious and innovative ways".

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