Diane Nelson

Diane Nelson, Dan DiDio and Drinks…

Last year, Diane Nelson, formerly president of DC Entertainment, joined Jeffrey Katzenberg's short-form video publisher/distributor/platform Quibi. She joined former HP CEO Meg Whitman and former co-president and CCO of The Hollywood Reporter Janice Min. And somehow the Hollywood Reporter had that scoop. They have been making lots of announcements over deals for ten minute video […]

Stephen Amell Suggests The Deathstrokes Of Two Worlds

The story that Arrow was forced to remove both Deathstroke and the Suicide Squad from their show by Warner Bros. Pictures is now the stuff of legend among those close-watchers of the emerging DC film and TV universes. It is looked upon as the key moment in a struggle between the two divisions, with characters […]

Scoop: Geoff Johns Is Now President As Well As Chief Creative Officer Of DC Entertainment

That's right. Geoff Johns is now President & Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment. Diane Nelson is still President of DC Entertainment, and Geoff still reports to Diane.Warner Bros has Presidents like Marvel has Captain Americas. And while there was a lot of Hyatt bar gossip about this at San Diego Comic-Con, I understand from better-connected sources that Co-Publishers Dan […]

Deathstroke Unavailable To Arrow Producers; Waller's Fate Not A DC Decision

While speculating on where the DC Comics character Deathstroke might land in the DC Films universe, Heroic Hollywood pointed to Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim's recent Tumblr Q&A session. In one response, he announced the character, played by Manu Bennett, is no longer available to appear on the show. Asked about the character — last […]

How Utilizing DC Comics Is Changing Warner Bros.

For many years, the structure of Time-Warner — the parent company of Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Bros. Television, HBO and a number of other companies — was roughly analogous to Westeros. Seven (or more) roughly aligned kingdoms with shifting priorities and political stakes. It meant trouble if, say, Warner Bros. Animation wanted to use the […]

DC's Super Hero Girls Debuts "Welcome To Super Hero" Short

Appearing on USA Today is "Welcome To Super Hero" a short from the forthcoming DC Super Hero Girls initiative. The line will feature "books, graphic novels, digital content, apparel and animation" aimed at the girls 6-12 market. Take a look at the short: Okay, Professor Grodd is almost as inspired as Bookworm showing up as the […]

Bill Finger To Receive Credit On Gotham, Batman V Superman

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bill Finger, long noted as a significant contributor to the development of Batman, will receive credit for his work going forward. Beginning with the new season of Gotham and next summer's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Finger will be acknowledged for what DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson called in […]

DC President Diane Nelson Discusses Separate Media Universes

While talking to Variety at their Entertainment and Technology Summit, DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson discussed the company's plans to keep their film, television and other media universes separate as opposed to Marvel's one cinematic universe, which reaches across film, broadcast television and streaming service Netflix. Though creating a cohesive universe works for the old […]

DC Entertainment's Diane Nelson To Lead Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment and president and CCO of Warner Bros. Interactive will take the reigns of Warner Bros Consumer Products as well, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "With more and more of our consumer products business being directly driven by DC characters and storylines, a closer alignment of the divisions makes a […]

How DC Comics' New York Offices Will Close This Week

Next Tuesday, DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson and the rest of the DC Entertainment senior staff are flying from Burbank to New York, for a dinner that night to celebrate and commemorate the closing of the DC Comics New York offices. Invites for Vice Presidents or equivalent posts only, it seems. As for the DC […]

Diane Nelson Writes To DC Comics' Freelance Creators About The Big Move West

We reported earlier this week that DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson was to address DC Comics staffers about the practicalities of the big move west, as the publisher moves from New York to Burbank. Subsequently, a letter was sent to DC Comics freelancers, informing them of what was to come. Aside from the use of […]

Today DC Comics Staff Learn Details About The Big Move West

I am told that just over a week ago, DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson sent out an e-mail sent to New York DC Comics staffers. Telling them that today, DC Comics will reveal details regarding the move from New York to Burbank next April. Including exactly when the different departments will be packing up and moving.  Six […]

Here Comes Diane!

I understand that, the week before San Diego Comic Con, when editors are rushing to get work in from creators in the knowledge that next week will be a bit of a dead zone in that regard, the President of DC Entertainment, Diane Nelson will be popping in from Burbank to New York. The last […]

So, What Exactly Does Geoff Johns Do At DC Comics?

The Wall Street Journal broke the story on the new Justice League movie as well as the likes of Shazam, 100 Bullets, Fables and Metal Men in production. Bleeding Cool covered the movie stuff last night. But it's also checking on what the Warners' plans for DC Comics are. And how things are a little […]

DC Comics To Survey Its Freelancers About Their Concerns

Diane Nelson, President of DC Comics, has written a letter to every freelance creator at DC Comics, ahead of an upcoming survey to be taken from such employees. She begins by stating, DC Entertainment is committed to its talent. We have the best, brightest and most creative partners in any entertainment industry, and we are […]