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Westworld Mobile Game Gets The Axe

The Westworld mobile game based on the popular sci-fi TV series has been removed from app stores following a lawsuit between publisher Warner Bros. and Bethesda Softworks. The official Westworld Mobile Twitter account has come out with a simple statement announcing the removal of the game from online stores as well as its eventual closure […]
Tags: Games, Western, Smartphones, Anime, Warner Bros, Announcements, Bethesda Softworks, Casuals, Westworld Mobile Twitter


‘The LEGO Movie 2’ TV Spots: Batman is No Longer a Bat-chelor, More Awesome New Footage

Warner Bros. has released a slew of new The LEGO Movie 2 TV spots that tease some awesome new footage from the highly anticipated The LEGO Movie sequel. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part takes place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland where the residents of Bricksburg (now Apocalypseburg) must defend their home from alien invaders and deal with the arrival of new potential allies/enemies, including Tiffany Haddish’s character Queen Watevra WaNabi. Watevra features heavily in the new The LEGO Movie ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Animation, Justice League, Nick Offerman, Batman, The Lego Movie, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Lucy, Warner Brothers, Lego Movie, Alison Brie, Mike Mitchell, Action/Adventure, TV Spots


‘Lego Movie 2’ Heading for $55 Million Opening Weekend

Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is heading for an opening weekend of as much as $55 million at the North American box office on Feb. 8-10, early tracking showed Thursday. Chris Pratt is returning to voice Master Builder Emmet Brickowski along with new character Rex Dangervest. The unfailingly optimistic Emmet has […]
Tags: News, Emmet, Box Office, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Emmet Brickowski, What Men Want, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Rex Dangervest, Cold Pursuit


The CEO behind 'Pokémon Go' says the company is cash-flow positive as it becomes worth almost $4 billion

Niantic, the developer of "Pokémon Go" and the forthcoming "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," announced that it's raised $245 million in a deal valuing it at "almost $4 billion." CEO John Hanke tells us that Niantic is cash-flow positive, but the money helps it bunker down for a possible venture capital crunch as it starts the years-long road towards a possible IPO. The funding round brings in Samsung and Axiomatic Games as strategic investors — two companies that Hanke says are very important for...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Reddit, Nintendo, Harry Potter, Warner Bros, IVP, Business Insider, Wilmington Delaware, Niantic, Jeff Vinik, John Hanke, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Pokemon Go


Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ May Have Lost ‘Paddington’ Director Paul King

Over the past ten years, many filmmakers have tried and failed to direct a new version of Pinocchio. Guillermo del Toro is finally getting his stop-motion Pinocchio passion project made at Netflix, and Disney is primed to bring the character back in live-action like the other remakes of their animated catalogue. But a new update from the Disney movie’s would-be cinematographer suggests that version, which might have starred Tom Hanks as Geppetto, may have now lost Paddington director Paul King,...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Tim Burton, Disney, Tom Hanks, Netflix, Paddington, Guillermo Del Toro, Adaptation, Paul Thomas Anderson, Warner Bros, Ben Stiller, King, Remakes


‘Westworld Mobile’ Lawsuit Settled, Game Begins Shutdown Process

The “Westworld Mobile” game produced by Warner Bros. and Behaviour Interactive has now been removed from app stores after a related copyright infringement lawsuit from game studio Bethesda was reported by both parties to be “amicably” settled. There are few details on the specifics of the settlement, which was filed on December 12th, but the […]
Tags: News, Westworld, Warner Bros, Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda, Fallout Shelter, Behavior Interactive, Westworld Mobile


Anne Hathaway to Star in Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Anne Hathaway has closed a deal to star as the Grand High Witch in Robert Zemeckis and Warner Bros.’ “The Witches” adaptation. Variety first reported that Hathaway was holding the offer for both that and “Sesame Street,” and at the time, scheduling for both films were holding up dealmaking. With those issues settled, Hathaway is […]
Tags: News, Star, Anne Hathaway, Warner Bros, Robert Zemeckis, Hathaway, The Witches, Grand High Witch


Warner Bros. to Release Six Movies in ScreenX Format in 2019

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Warner Bros. to release six movies in ScreenX format in 2019 Warner Bros. has announced that six titles this year will be released globally in the SceenX format, which immerses viewers a 270-degree viewing format. According to The Hollywood Reporter, only three titles have been announced: Shazam! on April 5, The Curse of La Llorna on April 19, and Godzilla: King of the Monsterson May 31. The other three titles will be announced in the coming months. ...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Warner Bros, Shazam, Warner Bros Pictures, Movie News, ScreenX, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Cineworld Group, JongRyul Kim


Netflix's 18% price hike shows it got too comfortable being the only game in town, and it could be a costly mistake (NFLX, DIS, T, CMCSA)

Netflix's price hike, announced Tuesday, could hurt the company eventually, if not immediately, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter said. Customers may not notice it right away, but may pay more attention later this year when Disney launches a rival service with movies and shows that are no longer on Netflix, he said. Few consumers are likely to choose more than one pure streaming service, and Netflix's price hike has left it vulnerable to price competition, he added. Netflix's price hike may com...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, Disney, US, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, Showtime, Starz, Warner, Warner Bros, Nbc Universal, Hulu, 21st Century Fox


NBC says it may eventually pull 'The Office' off Netflix to fuel its own streaming service

NBCUniversal will launch its own ad-supported streaming service in 2020. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke told The Wall Street Journal that the company could consider moving "The Office" from Netflix to the new service. "The Office" and NBC's "Parks and Recreation" are two of Netflix's most popular shows, according to data from analytics firm Jumpshot provided to Business Insider. Netflix has been investing heavily in original content as more companies enter the streaming war. When Netflix first ...
Tags: Nbc, Time Warner, Office, US, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, The New York Times, Warner Bros, Hulu, Black Mirror, Ted Sarandos, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Steve Burke


NBCUniversal Planning a Streaming Subscription Service, May Take Back ‘The Office’ from Netflix

If you thought there were already too many streaming subscription services out there, you’re not going to like what NBCUniversal has planned for their library of TV shows and movies from NBC and Universal Pictures. Joining the likes of the forthcoming Disney and Warner Bros. streaming subscription services, media conglomerate NBCUniversal is creating their own ad-supported direct-to-consumer streaming subscription service that would be full of shows from NBC and movies from Universal Pictures, ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Movies, Nbc, Office, Disney, Netflix, United States, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, Starz, Dreamworks Animation, Universal, Warner Bros, Nbc Universal, Hulu


The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 13, 2019:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.3. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd.4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi6.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Warner Bros, Plague Inc, Facetune Lightricks Ltd


Netflix To Raise Prices On All 58 Million U.S. Subscribers

Netflix to raise prices on all 58 million U.S. subscribers It was announced today that the streaming giant Netflix will be raising prices on every single one of its streaming plans, which will impact all 58 million subscribers stateside. Per a report from The AP, the most popular plan will jump from $11 a month to $13. The basic plan of $8 a month jumps to $9, and the premium plan, which offers 4K streaming on select titles, will go from $14 a month to a whopping $16 — a dollar more than the...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hbo, TV, Movies, Disney, US, Netflix, Warner Bros, Hulu, ComingSoon, Streaming News


The LEGO Movie 2 Confirms Gal Gadot, Margot Robbie & Jason Momoa as Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn & Aquaman

The LEGO Movie already gave us the minifigure version of Justice League, and they all came together again in The LEGO Batman Movie. But when we see a few of the DC Comics superheroes in The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, they’ll have different voices than we’ve heard before, but they’ll still be very recognizable. Gal Gadot, Margot Robbie and Jason Momoa have all been confirmed to lend their voices to the LEGO minifigure versions of their live-action DC Extended Universe characters Wonder Woman...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Superman, Dc Comics, Lego, Animation, Sequels, Channing Tatum, Justice League, Harley Quinn, The Lego Movie, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Margot Robbie, Jonah Hill, Aquaman


Watch the Beautiful, Sweeping End Credits Sequence for Aquaman Online

Watching the end credits to a movie might seem like an odd endeavor. But most end credits sequences aren’t this incredible to look at, either. Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc, Warner Bros, Vfx, Aquaman, DC Entertainment


Aquaman Crosses the $1 Billion Mark, But The Upside Takes #1 Spot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Aquaman crosses the $1 billion mark, but The Upside takes #1 spot STXfilms and Lantern Entertainment’s The Upside took the #1 spot at the domestic box office, dethroning Aquaman from the top spot after four weeks. The film brought in an estimated $19.59 million at the box office this weekend nearly doubling all pre-release tracking expectations for the dramatic comedy which received an A CinemaScore. Directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless), The Upside stars Ke...
Tags: Movies, China, US, Nicole Kidman, Justin Theroux, Clint Eastwood, Rob Marshall, Box Office, Alexandra Shipp, Warner Bros, Julie Walters, Liev Schreiber, Jason Momoa, Paramount, Hailee Steinfeld, Colin Firth


Masters of the Universe Script Gets Art Marcum & Matt Holloway Rewrite

Masters of the Universe script gets Art Marcum & Matt Holloway rewrite Deadline is reporting that Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (Iron Man, Transformers: The Last Knight, Men In Black: International) are in final talks to write a new draft of the Masters of the Universe script for the long delayed He-Man film based on the bestselling 1980s toy line. Fans have been clamoring for a new He-Man film since it was first announced way back in 2007 with John Woo in talks to direct. Since that time a s...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Warner Bros, Mattel, MCG, Adam, Courteney Cox, Marcum, Dolph Lundgren, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Steve Tisch, Eternia, Holloway, Frank Langella, David S Goyer


These Movies That Will Remind You What It Truly Means To Be Cold

Photo: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures Distribution; Illustrated by Mallory Heyer. The Weeknd can't feel his face. You can't feel your face, your toes, or your fingers, and you're fairly certain that your ears now resemble two frozen Jimmy Dean sausage patties. Welcome to winter, everyone!Unless you're off to Gstaad for a spot of skiing with Mitzi and Lance, there's really only way to get through the sub-zero temps and slippery surfaces: a good old-fashioned movie night, served up with a ro...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, London, Jennifer Lawrence, Jack Nicholson, North Korea, France, Russia, New York City, America, Chicago, Pennsylvania, Alaska


‘Minecraft’ Movie to Be Helmed by ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinity Playlist’ Director Peter Sollett

The Minecraft movie has found its new director. Following It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-creator and star Rob McElhenney‘s departure from the director’s chair after three years, Peter Sollett has been tapped as the new Minecraft movie director and writer. The Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist director steps up to helm the long-anticipated film adaptation of the popular video game of the same name. For a video game about building, it’s certainly taking a long time for the Minecraft movie...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Office, Adaptation, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, NICK, Warner Brothers, Vertigo, Adam Nee, Aaron, Carell, Peter-Sollett, Rob McElhenney


Jon M. Chu on ‘Crazy Rich Asians’: ‘We Had a Sense of Purpose’

Making any movie is hard, but nothing is more challenging than creating a film that looks fun and effortless — and original. Warner Bros.’ “Crazy Rich Asians” succeeds on all three counts, and the film’s popularity proves that it struck a nerve with filmgoers. “From the start, we wanted more than a romantic comedy,” director […]
Tags: News, Awards, Oscar, Warner Bros, Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians, Henry Golding, Grays-gold


Peter Sollett Signs On To Direct Minecraft

Peter Sollett signs on to direct Minecraft Variety reports that indie director Peter Sollett has signed on to direct the upcoming film adaptation of the hit video game franchise Minecraft for Warner Bros. Sollett is best known for helming the 2008 adaptation of the romantic dramedy Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Philadelphia, Minecraft, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Mattel, Adam Nee, Leah Remini, Markus, Eternia, Peter Sollett, Rob McElhenney, Shawn Levy, Persson, ComingSoon


Peter Sollett to Direct Warner Bros.’ ‘Minecraft’ Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

Peter Sollett has been brought on to write and direct Warner Bros.’ long-anticipated film adaptation of the popular video game “Minecraft.” The pic will be produced by Vertigo’s Roy Lee and Jon Berg. Jill Messick, who died last February, is also still credited as a producer. The video game developer that released the game, Mojang, […]
Tags: News, Minecraft, Warner Bros, Vertigo, Peter Sollett, Roy Lee, Raising Victor Vargas, Direct Warner Bros, Jon Berg Jill Messick


Jon M. Chu Aimed for More Than Just Romance and Comedy With ‘Asians’

Making any movie is hard, but nothing is more challenging than creating a film that looks fun and effortless — and original. Warner Bros.’ “Crazy Rich Asians” succeeds on all three counts, and the film’s popularity proves that it struck a nerve with filmgoers. “From the start, we wanted more than a romantic comedy,” director […]
Tags: Spotlight, Warner Bros, Jon, Jon M. Chu, Crazy Rich Asians


Are You Screening Podcast – Aquaman, A Star Is Born & More

We’re trying to catch up as award season officially moves into high gear, and this week we’re looking at Aquaman, A Star is Born, and more. We also look at The Golden Globes , and the wins that set the internet on fire. The awards actually set us up for our look at these films, because the trend of odd appreciation continues through to, at least, the first two films we cover. Aquaman is certainly making money, and director James Wan has much to say about the film not receiving a visual ...
Tags: Podcast, Movies, Warner Bros, Newsline, James Wan


Jay Levine Named Warner Bros. Head of TV Business Strategy and Digital Services

Jay Levine has been named executive vice president of television business strategy and digital services at Warner Bros. Entertainment, a newly created role that will encompass corporate planning for the further continued growth and operational management of all businesses in the company’s television group. Streaming service DC Universe, Warner Bros.’ interests in the Boomerang over-the-top […]
Tags: News, Warner Bros, Warner Bros Entertainment, Jay Levine, DC Universe Warner Bros


Take a ride with Batman with Intel and Warner Bros.’ car entertainment system

Instead of driving a car yourself in the future, you could kick back and read Batman comics as the vehicle drives you autonomously. That's the concept introduced by a Dark Knight-themed concept car at CES 2019. The post Take a ride with Batman with Intel and Warner Bros.’ car entertainment system appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Intel, Batman, Warner Bros, In-car Entertainment, Autonomous Vehicle, Movies & TV, CES 2019


Ride with Batman, thanks to Intel and Warner Bros.’ car entertainment system

Instead of driving a car yourself in the future, you could kick back and read Batman comics as the vehicle drives you autonomously. That's the concept introduced by a Dark Knight-themed concept car at CES 2019. The post Ride with Batman, thanks to Intel and Warner Bros.’ car entertainment system appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Intel, Batman, Warner Bros, In-car Entertainment, Autonomous Vehicle, Movies & TV, CES 2019


Ousted Pixar Chief John Lasseter Hired by Skydance Animation

Former Pixar chief John Lasseter has been named head of Skydance Animation. The hire comes after Lasseter has been trying, and largely failing, to drum up interest from studios in recent months, having met with Warner Bros. and other players. Many major studios and technology companies were wary of partnering with Lasseter because he was […]
Tags: News, Warner Bros, Pixar, John Lasseter, Skydance, Lasseter, Skydance Animation


Most Popular Movies in 2018

So, which ones do you think were the most popular movies of 2018? In this article, we list IMDb’s top movies of 2018. If you haven’t yet, make sure you go watch them! Most Popular Movies in 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody This is a Queen biopic. It was as thrilling as many Queen fans hoped it would be though some critics were tough on it. Rami Malek gave an excellent performance as Freddie Mercury and the film was produced by 20th Century Fox. Incredibles 2 In this adventure, Mrs. Incredible is the ...
Tags: Movies, Religion, Freddie Mercury, Warner Bros, Deadpool, Tom Cruise, Paramount Pictures, Jason Statham, Tom Hardy, Rami Malek, Disney Pixar, Ethan Hunt, Fox Incredibles


‘Aquaman’ VFX Reel Shows How the Underwater City of Atlantis Came to Life

Director James Wan had to craft a lavish underwater world primarily out of visual effects, so it’s no wonder that the before and after shots are so dramatic in this Aquaman VFX reel. On the heels of Aquaman‘s splashy box office success, Warner Bros. has released a video that shows the painstaking work that went into building the expansive underwater world of Atlantis, and all those flow-y hair shots. Aquaman VFX Reel Aquaman may have been unjustly cut from the Oscars visual effects shor...
Tags: Movies, Warner Bros, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Warner Brothers, Wilson, Video Clips, Comic Book/Superhero, Patrick Wilson, James Wan, Behind the Scenes Footage, Momoa, Vulko Aquaman, Atlan