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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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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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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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‘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

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...
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Charles King’s Macro Signs First-Look Deal at Warner Bros. Pictures

Charles D. King’s media company Macro has entered a first-look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures Group to develop and package feature films. Warners Bros. will have the option to co-finance the projects from the producer of “Mudbound,” who will retain international rights to all films under the deal. “This expertise, combined with WarnerMedia and AT&T’s […]
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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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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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The Margot Robbie ‘Barbie’ Movie is Officially Happening as Warner Bros. Finalizes Deal With Mattel

Hollywood has been trying to make a Barbie movie for a while now, with Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway both considered for the lead. Margot Robbie eventually signed on, and now, the movie is officially moving ahead as Warner Bros. closes a deal with Barbie owner Mattel. Hop in this tiny plastic convertible and follow me down below to learn more about the Margot Robbie Barbie movie. Variety is reporting that Warner Bros. and Mattell have finalized a deal to launch a Barbie film franchise, with ...
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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...
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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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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...
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Geoff Johns Leaves DC Entertainment For Bigger DCEU Role

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Geoff Johns leaves DC Entertainment for bigger DCEU role Geoff Johns is launching Mad Ghost Productions and entering into an exclusive writer/producer deal with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment to create content across multiple divisions of the studio, including films, television and comic books, based on current DC properties as well as new and reimagined IP. As part of this deal, he will segue from his executive post as President and Chief Creative Officer of DC Enterta...
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Warner Bros. Re-Signs ‘It,’ ‘Lego Movie,’ ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Producer Dan Lin

Warner Bros. Pictures Group has renewed its first-look film deal with key producer Dan Lin, who has collaborated with the studio on the “It,” “Lego,” and “Sherlock Holmes” movies. The Warner Bros. deal, announced Wednesday, continues a decade-long partnership. Lin has changed the name of his production company Lin Pictures to Rideback, which relaunched earlier […]
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Steven Spielberg is Set to Take on Blackhawk!

Steven Spielberg is set to take on Blackhawk! On the heels of their successful collaboration on Ready Player One, Steven Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment are again teaming with Warner Bros. Pictures to produce the action adventure Blackhawk, with an eye to Spielberg directing the film. Based on the classic DC property, the project will mark the filmmaker’s first feature centered around characters from DC. The announcement was made today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Grou...
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The Sopranos Prequel Movie in the Works at New Line

The Sopranos prequel movie in the works at New Line Deadline reports that The Sopranos creator David Chase is going back to the world of his Emmy award-winning HBO series with a ’60s set prequel movie, The Many Saints of Newark. The project is set up at Warner Bros’ New Line Cinema. “David is a masterful storyteller and we, along with our colleagues at HBO, are thrilled that he has decided to revisit, and enlarge, the Soprano universe in a feature film,” Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman T...
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‘The Sopranos’ Prequel Movie in the Works from Series Creator David Chase

David Chase is returning to the blood-stained shores of New Jersey for a The Sopranos prequel. The creator of the critically acclaimed, groundbreaking HBO series is working on the screenplay for a prequel film titled The Many Saints of Newark. Chase co-wrote the screenplay for The Many Saints of Newark with Sopranos writer Lawrence Konner, according to Deadline. New Line purchased the screenplay and is currently searching for a director. The Many Saints of Newark is currently the working tit...
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The Cat in the Hat Animated Movie Coming from Warners

The Cat in the Hat animated movie coming from Warners Warner Animation Group, the animated film production arm of Warner Bros. Pictures, has formed a creative partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. to produce multiple feature films based on the iconic characters and stories created by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group and Susan Brandt, President of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, made the announcement today. A fully animated version of the chi...
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Warner Bros. Shake-Up: Toby Emmerich Named Film Chairman, Sue Kroll Out

Warner Bros. is shaking up its film studio. As part of a major reorganization, Toby Emmerich is being promoted to chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, while Sue Kroll, the president of worldwide marketing and distribution, is relinquishing her role for a three-year producer deal on the Burbank lot. Kroll has been with the studio […]
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Warner Bros. Planning to Restructure DC Films Division

Warner Bros. planning to restructure DC Films division Following the box office disappointment of their latest feature, Justice League, Variety reports that Warner Bros. is in the process of shifting and restructuring their DC Films division. The outlet reveals that current head of DC Films, Jon Berg, will be shifted to a different position in the studio, working as a production partner alongside IT producer Roy Lee. “This is something that Jon approached me about six months ago, and he expre...
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New Line Cinema’s Conjuring Universe Surpasses $1 Billion

New Line Cinema’s Conjuring universe surpasses $1 billion After just one week in theaters around the globe, New Line Cinema’s Annabelle: Creation has taken in more than $110 million, not only opening in the #1 spot in numerous markets, including North America, but quickly boosting filmmaker James Wan and producer Peter Safran’s Conjuring universe of films over the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. The announcement was made by Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and Distributi...
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'Wonder Woman' Merchandising Blitz Begins With Wal-Mart Campaign (Exclusive)

A monthlong exclusive retail deal with Mattel and the store centers on the Gal Gadot DC more
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'Wonder Woman' Merchandising Blitz Begins with Walmart Campaign (Exclusive)

A month-long exclusive retail deal with Mattel and the store centers on the Gal Gadot DC movie. read more
Tags: Home, Movies, Walmart, Wonder Woman, DC Entertainment, Mattel, THR Online, Heat Vision, Warner Bros. Pictures Group