Apple inks Russian language content deal for Apple TV+


Apple has signed a first-look deal with AR Content, the production company led by Academy Award-nominated producer and director Alexander Rodnyansky (“Beanpole,” “Leviathan,” “Loveless”), Variety can reveal.

The deal is for a slate of both Russian-language and multilingual shows for Apple TV Plus, set both inside and outside Russia, and creatively led by both Russian and international writers and directors.

Apple TV+ continues to grow, slow and steady. To get a sense of the market here, take a look at what Netflix has to offer in terms of Russian language content.