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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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‘The Way Back’ Digital Release Arriving Next Week

The Way Back, the new movie where Ben Affleck plays an alcoholic basketball coach, is the latest recent film to break the theatrical window and head to digital early. With fears of the coronavirus causing theaters across the globe to shut down, several studios have taken the unprecedented steps to release their titles on digital early. Warner Bros. released The Way Back into theaters March 3, and now it’s already headed to digital. The studio will make the Ben Affleck pic available to own in...
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The Way Back Hitting Digital Platforms Early!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Way Back hitting digital platforms early! Warner Bros. is diving into its theatrical library for another early digital platform release amidst the nationwide theater shutdown as the Ben Affleck-led The Way Back is set to hit VOD platforms on March 24, two weeks after its theatrical release. Click here to pre-order The Way Back now! RELATED: Sony Releasing Bloodshot On Digital Platforms Early “With audiences largely unable to view films in theatrical release under c...
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The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Blade: Trinity’, How ‘Pokémon’ Is Dubbed & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, the gang at Corridor Crew sit down to take a look at another batch of visual effects from Blade Trinity, Knowing and some major commercials from the Super Bowl. Plus, find out how Pokémon is dubbed from Japa...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Alan Horn, Allan Mckay, Blade: Trinity, Donna Langley, Jason Momoa, Jennifer Salke, Jim Gianopulos, Knowing, Pokemon, Sarah Natochenny, Scott Stuber, Toby Emmerich, Tom Rothman

WarnerMedia Announces Warner Max, a New Film Production Arm Specifically For HBO Max Movies

When studios offload movies to streaming services, the effect can be the same as if the films were sprayed by a skunk: they carry with them a bit of a funk that can be difficult to fully shake off. But as every major movie studio develops its own streaming service, it may help to circumvent that stigma by making sure audiences know that most of the original films on that service were made specifically for that service instead of just being “dumped” there as a last resort. Enter Warner Max, Warn...
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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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The Future of DC Superhero Movies: Superman, The Flash, Green Lantern…and J.J. Abrams?

In the wake of the box office disaster that was Justice League, the future of movies from DC Comics has been unclear. Despite the success of Wonder Woman and Aquaman at the box office, Warner Bros. Pictures has been trying to distance themselves from the interconnected universe of superheroes created by director Zack Snyder. The success of Joker will only bolster that initiative, and it appears the future of DC Comics on screen will include the return of The Flash, a new movie for Green Lantern...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Ben Affleck, Superman, Dc Comics, Robert Pattinson, Sequels, Brazil, Justice-League, Harley Quinn, Birds Of Prey, Colin Farrell, Batman, Warner Bros, Henry Cavill, Man Of Steel

DC Updates: Batman Villain Spinoffs, J.J. Abrams’ Superman & More!

DC Updates: Batman villain spinoffs, J.J. Abrams’ Superman & more! DC Films got a tough start out the gate with rocky receptions and lackluster box office returns but after the last few hits, they’ve caught their stride and are already looking to the future with plans to craft spin-offs to the upcoming The Batman, finally getting cameras rolling on The Flash and meetings with J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) and Michael B. Jordan (Creed) for a new Superman film, according to Va...
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DC Films Plots Future With Superman, Green Lantern and R-Rated Movies (EXCLUSIVE)

DC Films appears to have hit its stride, rebounding from the commercial failure of “Justice League” and the critical drubbing of “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” with a few well-timed box office successes. “Aquaman” and “Joker” both generated over $1 billion at the global box office, becoming the first DC productions to reach those […]
Tags: News, Justice, Justice League, Birds Of Prey, J. J. Abrams, Batman, Michael B. Jordan, Toby Emmerich, Dc Films

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 Rumors Clarified by Director Todd Phillips: “Here’s the Real Truth About a Sequel”

Yesterday brought news that Joker director Todd Phillips was cooking up a sequel to the R-rated DC Comics movie that recently crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office. On top of that, Phillips was said to be working on another villain origin story in the vein of Joker. But throughout the day, there were conflicting reports about whether or not any meeting between Todd Phillips and Warner Bros. studio chairman Toby Emmerich took place for either of these projects. Thankfully, Todd Phillips...
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Were Reports of a Joker Sequel & More DC Origin Movies Premature?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Were reports of a Joker sequel & more DC origin movies premature? Sorry to burst your red balloons, Joker fans, but while excitement soared through the roof this morning when The Hollywood Reporter announced co-writer/director Todd Phillips had entered talks to craft a sequel and other origin films for DC villains, it appears it might have been some premature reporting. According to Deadline, multiple inside sources are reporting that a sequel to the highest-grossing R-r...
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‘Joker’ Sequel Being Explored by Todd Phillips, Warner Bros.

“Joker,” the $1 billion-grossing comic-book smash, may take another look at the fraying mind of Arthur Fleck. Warner Bros. film chief Toby Emmerich has met with writer and director Todd Phillips and co-writer Scott Silver to explore possible ideas for a sequel to the drama about the early days of the Clown Prince of Crime. […]
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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

Todd Phillips in Talks for Joker Sequel, Other DC Origin Stories!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Todd Phillips in talks for Joker sequel, other DC origin stories! After taking in over $1 billion worldwide, Warner Bros.’ Joker is one of the major success stories of the year. Now The Hollywood Reporter brings word that director Todd Phillips will return to helm a Joker sequel, co-writing once again with Scott Silver. But that’s not all! Phillips reportedly requested the studio give him the rights to a portfolio of DC characters and, despite hesitation from chairman To...
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Toby Emmerich Extends Contract as Warner Bros. Chairman, Carolyn Blackwood Named COO

Toby Emmerich has extended his contract as chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group and elevated top lieutenant Carolyn Blackwood to the newly created position of chief operating officer. The move follows the box office success of “Joker,” the gritty comic book adaption that became the highest-grossing R-rated movie in history with an $875 million haul. […]
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‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Release Date Set for November 2021

The third entry in the somewhat shaky Fantastic Beasts franchise has conjured up a release date: November 2021. Fantastic Beasts 3, which will eventually have an official, ungainly title, will continue the Harry Potter prequel series from J.K. Rowling and director David Yates. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and all his wizard pals will return once again, like it or not. Fantastic Beasts 3 will summon up audiences on November 12, 2021, according to Warner Bros. The question is: is there enou...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Sequels, Harry-Potter, Warner Bros, Rotten Tomatoes, J K Rowling, Warner Brothers, Fantastic Beasts, Rowling, Potter, Yates, Grindelwald, Toby Emmerich, Warners, Release Dates

CinemaCon: Warner Bros. Film Chief Toby Emmerich Thanks Ousted CEO Kevin Tsujihara

Ousted Warner Bros. Entertainment CEO Kevin Tsujihara received an emotional thank you at the top of the studio’s CinemaCon 2019 presentation on Tuesday in Las Vegas. Warner Bros. Film Chairman Toby Emmerich addressed the annual convention of movie theater owners, taking a victory lap for the diverse and top-earning films the studio released this year. […]
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Warner Bros. CFO Kim Williams Tapped for Interim Leadership Team (EXCLUSIVE)

Warner Bros. Entertainment is setting an interim leadership team to lead the Hollywood studio following the abrupt dismissal of CEO Kevin Tsujihara on Monday. As Variety first reported, the team will consist of Warner Bros. motion pictures group chairman Toby Emmerich and Warner Bros. television group president and CCO Peter Roth. It will also include […]
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The Future of Warner Bros.: More ‘Matrix’ and ‘Mad Max’, Fewer Shared Universes

In the mid-to-late 2000s, Warner Bros. couldn’t be stopped. They were releasing hit after hit – big moneymakers like Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, the Harry Potter movies, and The Hangover, branding themselves as a filmmaker-friendly studio that would foster creativity and support directors in their visions. Compare that with, say, the colossal behind-the-scenes mess associated with Suicide Squad, and it’s clear that something changed. But the studio hopes to return to those golden days, ...
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Michael B. Jordan Signs First Look Deal With Warner Bros., Will Continue Dominating the Big Screen for the Foreseeable Future

When I interviewed the directors of the under-seen and underrated science fiction film Kin, they told me a story about Michael B. Jordan, who served as a producer on the project. “Michael’s the guy that goes up for and steals all the white roles; he prides himself on it, as he should,” director Josh Baker explained. In short, the Black Panther and Creed star is all about disrupting the Hollywood norms, where the default lead is always a white guy. And now, Jordan has made a deal with a major Ho...
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Michael B. Jordan Signs First-Look Deal With Warner Bros.

“Black Panther” and “Creed II” star Michael B. Jordan has signed a first-look deal with Warner Bros. for his production company Outlier Society. The deal was announced Wednesday by Toby Emmerich, chairman of the Warner Bros. Pictures Group. The studio noted that the alliance marks a continuation of their partnership following the unveiling of a […]
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Toby Emmerich Recalls Rachel Adams’ Chemistry Read With Ryan Gosling

In the span of one year, Toby Emmerich ascended to the chairman role at Warner Bros. Picture Group, shepherded the studio’s record-breaking slate at the worldwide box office, and was selected as the latest recipient of the PGA’s Milestone Award, a kudo that has previously gone to execs including Donna Langley and Robert Iger. Among […]
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Mattel and Warner Bros. bring live-action ‘Barbie’ to big screen

EL SEGUNDO — Mattel Inc. and Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced Tuesday a partnership to bring the Barbie franchise to theaters for her first ever live-action feature film, which will star Oscar-nominated actress Margot Robbie as Barbie. Robbie will also co-produce the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment Banner, alongside Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara from LuckyChap Entertainment, according to a statement from the studio and the toymaker. Barbie marks the first announced deal coming out ...
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Margot Robbie’s ‘Barbie’ Film Moves Ahead as Warner Bros. Closes Deal With Mattel

Warner Bros. and Mattel have set a partnership to bring the world-renowned Barbie franchise to theaters in its first ever live-action feature film, starring Academy Award-nominated actress Margot Robbie as the title character. “This project is a great start to our partnership with Ynon and Mattel Films,” said Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures […]
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‘Aquaman’ Sequel Already Being Planned

Aquaman has yet to swim into theaters, but that won’t stop Warner Bros. from planning for his future. Early ticket sales have been so promising that the folks at WB are already in talks for a sequel that will bring Jason Momoa‘s aquatic hero back for another fishy adventure. While sequels can often seem inevitable to any and all superhero movies, poor reaction to previous Warner Bros. DC films has slowed momentum on several projects. But Aquaman is apparently about to make a big splash.  Buri...
Tags: Movies, Superman, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Justice League, Harley Quinn, Batman, Warner Bros, Margot Robbie, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Warner Brothers, Mary Poppins, WB, Matt Reeves, Toby Emmerich

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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Peter Jackson’s World War I Documentary Set For December Release

Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary set for December release Variety reports that Peter Jackson’s upcoming World War I documentary They Shall Not Grow Old will be hitting theaters in a limited release on December 17 and 27 with the help of Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Pictures. RELATED: Peter Jackson’s WWI Documentary Acquired by Warner Bros. “Peter and I share a passion for WWl history,” said Warner Bros Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich. “Watching this documentary was a moving...
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Peter Jackson’s WWI Documentary Acquired by Warner Bros.

Peter Jackson’s WWI documentary acquired by Warner Bros. Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to director Peter Jackson’s WWI documentary They Shall Not Grow Old, according to Deadline. The documentary premiered at the BFI London Film Festival earlier this month, which is where the studio made the deal. “Peter and I share a passion for WWl history,” said Warner Bros Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich. “Watching this documentary was a moving, emotional experience and will remind viewers of...
Tags: Movies, Bbc, New Zealand, Warner Bros, Jackson, Peter Jackson, Peter, BFI London Film Festival, Toby Emmerich, ComingSoon, Movie News, Warner Bros Pictures Group, House Productions, Imperial War Museums, They Shall Not Grow Old, Clare Olssen