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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Moved to August, ‘In the Heights’ and Other Warner Bros. Movies Pushed Indefinitely

We all had a feeling this was coming: the Wonder Woman 1984 release date has been pushed from June to August. Warner Bros. made the decision to move their big superhero sequel due to the coronavirus crisis, and not only is Wonder Woman moving, but several other Warner pics have shifted as well. While Wonder Woman 1984 has its August date locked down (for now), films like In the Heights, Scoob, and Malignant have been pulled from the calendar indefinitely. The coronavirus crisis has changed H...
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Sequel Bits: ‘Independence Day 3,’ No Chance of ‘Get Out’ Sequel, and More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Roland Emmerich hopes Disney would take on Independence Day 3 Jordan Peele “has no intention” of making a Get Out sequel A new No Time to Die IMAX poster has been released. Independence Day: Resurgence was supposed to mark the halfway point for a trilogy that would be completed with Independence Day 3 — but with the “disappearance” of Fox following the studio’s acquisition by Disney, director Roland Emmerich doesn’t have much hope for his sci-fi action ...
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Germany’s Tobis Film Boards Roland Emmerich’s ‘Magic Flute’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Berlin-based Tobis Film has boarded the Roland Emmerich-produced “The Magic Flute,” an English-language, live-action feature film based on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s beloved opera. Tobis will handle distribution in German-speaking territories and also co-produce the project with Emmerich and his Centropolis Entertainment, Christopher Zwickler of Flute Film and Fabian Wolfart. Directed by Florian Sigl, “The Magic […]
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Warner Bros. & HBO Max Unveil Feature Production Arm Warner Max

Warner Bros. & HBO Max unveil feature production arm Warner Max Fans have been very curious about the future of Warner Bros’ upcoming streaming service HBO Max and now there’s a new reason for discussion as the two have revealed the opening of a new feature production arm entitled Warner Max. RELATED: Rosario Dawson to Lead Ava DuVernay’s DMZ Pilot at HBO Max The venture, which is being overseen by HBO Max’s Chief Content Officer Kevin Reilly and Chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group Tob...
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Robert Zemeckis to Direct Warner Bros.’ Sci-Fi Thriller Ares

Robert Zemeckis to direct Warner Bros.’ sci-fi thriller Ares According to The Hollywood Reporter, legendary helmer Robert Zemeckis is in final talks with Warner Bros. to direct the sci-fi thriller Ares. The Oscar-winner is behind hits like Forrest Gump, the Back to the Future Trilogy, Cast Away and Flight. This will be his second big sci-fi film for Warners after 1997’s Contact. RELATED: Robert Zemeckis in Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action Pinocchio! Here’s the synopses for Ares: The story...
Tags: Movies, Roald Dahl, Disney, Anne Hathaway, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Robert Zemeckis, MGM, Roland Emmerich, Emmerich, Zemeckis, ARES, ComingSoon, Movie News, Warners, Dan Lin

Warner Bros. Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Help Decide Which Movies to Greenlight

The frequent tug-of-war between art and commerce means that there have long been Hollywood studio executives whose jobs include looking at analytics and trying to assess whether greenlighting a certain film will be financially beneficial to their shareholders. Now Warner Bros. is inviting artificial intelligence into the equation, because the studio has signed a deal with a company called Cinelytic to use its project management system and “leverage the system’s comprehensive data and predictive...
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Emmerich Kálmán: Ein Herbstmanöver

Brilliant Emmerich Kálmán’s Ein Herbstmanöver from the Stadttheater, Giessen in 2018, conducted by Michael Hofstetter now on Oehms Classics, in a performing version by Balázs Kovalik.
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Lionsgate Lands Rights to Roland Emmerich’s Sci-Fi Action Film Moonfall

Lionsgate lands rights to Roland Emmerich’s sci-fi action film Moonfall Lionsgate has successfully acquired the North American theatrical distribution rights to director Roland Emmerich’s forthcoming epic titled Moonfall, which will be his latest sci-fi action film since directing 2016’s Independence Day: Resurgence. Production is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2020 with the studio planning to release the film in 2021. “Roland Emmerich is the undisputed master of spectacular high-c...
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Godzilla vs. Kong Pushed Back to November 2020

Godzilla vs. Kong Pushed Back to November 2020 Monster movie fanatics have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Godzilla vs. Kong, but it sounds like they’ll have to wait a bit longer to see the two famous kaiju wreak havoc at the multiplex. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. and Legendary have decided to postpone the film’s release date. The studios have moved the upcoming sequel from March 13, 2020 to November 20, 2020. This news shouldn’t come as a surprise. If the studios w...
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‘Joker’ Sequel in the Works, With Todd Phillips Also Planning Yet Another DC Character Origin Movie

Joker is a huge hit, probably headed towards several Oscar nominations, and just became the first R-rated movie to cross $1 billion at the worldwide box office. That’s the kind of attention studios thrive on, and want more of. And sure enough, after weeks of speculation, it looks like a Joker sequel is officially happening. Director Todd Phillips pitched Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich on an idea to develop Joker-style origin stories for multiple DC character, and while Emmer...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Joaquin Phoenix, Joker, Phoenix, Phillips, WB, Emmerich, Todd-Phillips, Matt Reeves, Toby Emmerich, Comic Book/Superhero, Warners, Warner Bros Pictures Group

‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Was a Disappointment for Director Roland Emmerich Too

Even though Independence Day: Resurgence raked in nearly $390 million at the worldwide box office, it was still quite the disappointment for 20th Century Fox. The film didn’t land well with critics either, earning just a 29% on Rotten Tomatoes, not to mention a 30% from audiences. They weren’t the only ones disappointed, because director Roland Emmerich has found himself regretting ever making the movie. Speaking with Yahoo while promoting the release of the World War II epic Midway this week...
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Roland Emmerich Sounds Off on Hollywood’s Avoidance of Climate Change in Its Movies

Roland Emmerich’s movies have a distinct DNA: They unfold on an enormous canvas, there’s some sort of desperate conflict and the planet is almost always in peril. Many film and culture critics credit Emmerich with popularizing a genre built around catastrophe that reflects fears about climate change.  The director acknowledges that he has a penchant […]
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Nicole Kidman, Elizabeth Debicki, John Sayles Set for Projects from ‘Moonfall’ Backer AGC Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

On Wednesday, AGC Studios founder Stuart Ford, director Roland Emmerich and producer and co-writer Harald Kloser unveiled to buyers at Cannes’ Carlton Hotel one of the biggest-budgeted movie projects ever to be offered on the open market: Emmerich’s “Moonfall,” a $150 million sci-fi action-thriller. To raise “Moonfall’s” finance, alongside partners CAA, AGC Studios by Wednesday […]
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Refinery29 thinks it can double revenue to $200 million despite a tough climate for digital media

Refinery29 has been through two rounds of layoffs and faces a tough ad market, but it has a plan to get profitable by 2020. It's doubling the number of shows it's developing and has already sold 17 shows since the fall. It's also expanding its events and readership footprint outside the US. Execs said the company made $100 million in 2018 and could double that. Visit for more stories. Women's lifestyle publisher Refinery29 had raised $125 million as of 2016, when it was va...
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‘Moonfall’ Will Give Roland Emmerich a Chance to Destroy Both the Earth *and* the Moon

Roland Emmerich likes to destroy stuff – it’s kind of his thing. Cities, planets, Shakespeare’s career – he’s willing to blow it all up in the name of entertainment. Emmerich’s latest disaster-piece is going to give him a chance to kill two birds with one stone. Or rather, two celestial bodies with one very big stone. Emmerich’s Moonfall will follow a group of astronauts trying to prevent the Moon from crashing into Earth. Are you ready for Roland Emmerich to crash the goddamn Moon into the ...
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Roland Emmerich Set to Direct Sci-Fi Epic Moonfall

Roland Emmerich set to direct sci-fi epic Moonfall Back in 2016, it was reported that director Roland Emmerich would tackle the sci-fi action epic Moonfall as a follow up to Independence Day: Resurgence. However, the project never materialized and he moved on to direct the war film Midway, set to release this November. Now, The Wrap reports that Emmerich has returned to Moonfall with plans to direct in the first quarter of 2020. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlo...
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Roland Emmerich’s ‘Moonfall’ Lifts Off With AGC Studios, CAA Media Finance

Billed as the biggest project coming to the Cannes Film Market, where this year big projects currently look to be at a premium, AGC Studios and CAA Media Finance are handling worldwide rights on “Moonfall,” to be directed by Roland Emmerich. Set up at Emmerich’s Centropolis Entertainment, the action-sci-fi “Moonfall” turns on a rag-tag team […]
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Refinery29 Elevates Amy Emmerich to President, North America

Refinery29 promoted chief content officer Amy Emmerich to president, North America, which she’ll add to her current role overseeing editorial, video, and branded content. In her expanded position, Emmerich will lead the company’s North American business, responsible for commercial development of content across all channels; scaling Refinery29’s original productions and experiential businesses; and enhancing operational […]
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Toby Emmerich to Receive Producers Guild’s Milestone Award

Veteran studio executive Toby Emmerich has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Producers Guild of America’s Milestone Award. Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, will be honored at the 30th annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hill, Calif. “Toby Emmerich is one of the […]
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Spielberg, Scorsese, Nolan and More Are Trying to Save FilmStruck

The saga to save FilmStruck has taken an interesting turn. In the wake of a popular petition hoping to save the soon-to-close streaming service, a huge list of big names in the movie biz have banded together to plead with Warner Media Group and change the minds of the powers that be. Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Paul Thomas Anderson, Christopher Nolan, Rian Johnson, Christopher McQuarrie, Karyn Kusama, and many, many more have thrown their considerable weight behind FilmStruck. Will this ...
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New US Trailer for Norway's Epic Natural Disaster Movie 'The Quake'

"Oslo has experienced this before. And now it's happening again." Magnolia Pictures has released the a new official US trailer for The Quake, the "next big disaster movie from Norway" following the smash hit The Wave from a few years back. This movie is about a massive earthquake that hits Oslo, centered on a fault-line underneath the city of 1.7 million people. They had a big quake in 1904, but they still aren't prepared. The story follows various people trying to survive, of course. Also t...
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'Our show tries to be an alternative': Inside Refinery29's big bet to make a hit late-night show on Facebook Watch

Refinery29 thinks it has found a new formula for cracking Facebook Watch: a 15-minute late-night show. The show is split into short segments that cover politics and pop culture. Refinery29 is experimenting with cross-promoting and linking shows to drive viewers to Watch. Publishers can't make branded content for Watch yet, but Refinery29 is already interested in product placements and sponsorships. Early last week, a few hours before the Emmy Awards aired on TV, a roughly 20-person crew huddl...
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Mourning with the Sorrowful Mother

The Church celebrates the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows on September 15th.  It is a feast rooted in the gospels with Simeon’s prophecy that a sword would pierce Mary’s heart.  As Mary stood by the foot of the cross, she truly became an icon of the sorrowful mother. Michelangelo’s masterpiece of the Pieta depicts Mary holding the lifeless body of her Son. Naturally, on this feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, our attention should turn to the grief and sorrow of Mary in the aftermath of Jesus’ death. ...
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Alexander Ludwig Signs on For Roland Emmerich’s Midway

Alexander Ludwig signs on for Roland Emmerich’s Midway Alexander Ludwig, known for his role as Björn Ironside on History Channel’s Vikings, has signed on for the upcoming World War II actioner Midway from Roland Emmerich, according to Variety. Details are being kept under wraps on who Ludwig will be portraying in the film. RELATED: Midway Release Date: Roland Emmerich’s WWII Actioner Set for 2019 The cast of Midway also includes Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring) as Admiral Edwin Layton, Luke Eva...
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Darren Criss Joins Roland Emmerich’s WWII Film Midway

Darren Criss joins Roland Emmerich’s WWII film Midway Emmy nominee Darren Criss (American Crime Story, Glee) has boarded Roland Emmerich’s WWII action film Midway, Deadline has confirmed. No details have been released yet on who Criss will be portraying. Based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II, the film chronicles the heroic and harrowing exploits of the soldiers and aviators who achieved the unbelievable to turn the tide of the ...
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Midway Release Date: Roland Emmerich’s WWII Actioner Set for 2019

Midway release date: Roland Emmerich’s WWII Actioner set for 2019 Roland Emmerich’s WWII action film Midway will officially hit theaters on November 8, 2019, joining an illustrious crowd that includes Wonder Woman 1984 (Nov. 1), Sonic the Hedgehog (Nov. 8) and Terminator 6 (Nov. 15). Based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II, the film chronicles the heroic and harrowing exploits of the soldiers and aviators who achieved the unbeli...
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Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas and More Join WWII Action Film Midway

Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas and more join WWII action film Midway Deadline has confirmed that Roland Emmerich’s World War II action film Midway has added Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight), Nick Jonas (Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle), Dennis Quaid (Emmerich’s The Day After Tomorrow), Keean Johnson (Alita: Battle Angel) and Tadanobu Asano (Thor, 47 Ronin) to the cast. Variety also reported that Deadpool star Ed Skrein has signed on as well. Based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, a turnin...
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Patrick Wilson to Star in Roland Emmerich’s Midway Movie

Patrick Wilson to star in Roland Emmerich’s Midway movie Following last month’s announcement that Luke Evans (The Alienist) would be joining Roland Emmerich’s (Independence Day franchise, The Day After Tomorrow) World War II action movie Midway, Deadline has confirmed that Golden Globe nominee Patrick Wilson (Fargo, Aquaman, The Conjuring franchise) has boarded the project as well. Based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II, the fil...
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Luke Evans Joins World War II Action Film Midway

Luke Evans joins World War II action film Midway Luke Evans (The Alienist, Beauty and the Beast, The Girl on the Train) has been cast in Roland Emmerich’s (Independence Day franchise, The Day After Tomorrow) World War II action movie Midway, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Evans joins the previously announced Woody Harrelson (Solo: A Star Wars Story) and Mandy Moore (This Is Us) on the Wes Tooke (Colony) scripted project. Based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, a turning point ...
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Warner Bros. Decides The Best Business Plan For DC’s Future Is To Make Good Movies

The DCEU has had a bumpy few years, with only Wonder Woman truly standing out as a genuinely enjoyable film. Now, with Aquaman poised to splash into theaters, Warner Bros. film chairman Toby Emmerich has an innovative new plan for the future of the DCEU: make good movies. What a crazy idea! I think even the most ardent DCEU defender would admit that the majority of Warner Bros.’ DC film adaptations haven’t been as good as they could be. While most critics and audiences loved Wonder Woman, th...
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