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UPDATE 11:31 AM ET: Following up on our report from earlier today that WarnerMedia and ViacomCBS were looking to sell their majority holdings in The CW, the network's chairman & CEO Mark Pedowitz has addressed the matter with the staff via a memo obtained by Variety While reassuring the team that it was "too early to[...]
Mortal Kombat: A New Poster and 8 New High-Quality Images
would need to make the official move on greenlighting said project, and to do that, they must believe it can be profitable long-term. In a new interview at IGN, Brad Wilson (the vice president of WarnerMedia) opened up about being caught off guard with the film's numbers so far Wilson divulges, "Mortal Kombat was an interesting[...]
What Does WarnerMedia/Discovery Merger (WMD?) Mean For DC Comics?
Yes what is up with DC Comics? Because AT&T is merging WarnerMedia and HBO Max with Discovery Inc, looking to spin it off into a new mega-multimedia streaming company and make bank We will find out the new company's name later this week but Bleeding Cool really, really wants it to be WMD[...]
Game of Thrones spinoff series, House of the Dragon (Image: HBO)
Last week, HBO announced that it was looking to expand the "Game of Thrones" universe beyond the prequel series House of the Dragon, an adaptation of the "Tales of Dunk & Egg" novellas, and an animated series with the addition of three new projects: "9 Voyages aka Sea Snake," "Flea Bottom," and "10,000 Ships." On[...]
On Friday, fans got a small taste of what that's all about with the writer/director and a decent chunk of the cast offering everyone a proper greeting from the set. Image: WarnerMedia Here's a look at Gunn, Cena, Steve Agee, Jennifer Holland, Danielle Brooks, and Chris Conrad offering fans greetings from the set- with the series set[...]
Harry Potter still. Credit Warner Bros.
Rowling and "Fantastic Beasts" star Johnny Depp (now "ex-star") finding themselves wand-deep in self-inflicted controversies over the past several months, is a fresh return to the wizarding world a smart move right now? WarnerMedia's streaming service HBO Max is apparently willing to take that chance, with Variety reporting that a "Harry Potter" series is currently[...]
Ray Fisher Says He Won't Work With DC President of Films Walter Hamada
To the surprise of no one, WarnerMedia has released a statement after Ray Fisher released his yesterday To briefly catch everyone up back in July, Fisher leveled some accusations about bad things that happened on the set of Justice League during the reshoots There was an investigation, there was some back and forth on both sides,[...]
Disney+ and HBO Max App Downloads Surge the Over Christmas Weekend
Disney and WarnerMedia needed ways to keep the lights on when no one is going to the theaters, so they both put bets on the Disney+ and HBO Max streaming services, respectively. Disney+ and HBO Max Logos Now, this is hardly the first time that either company has taken a movie intended for theaters and put in[...]
"The Nevers": Joss Whedon Tweets Principal Photography Start on Upcoming HBO Sci-Fi Drama (Kathy Hutchins-Shutterstock.com/HBO)
Okay, so if you're here then you know we have a theory about Joss Whedon, HBO's upcoming Victorian sci-fi superhero series The Nevers that he used to be a part of, and the fallout from the investigation into Whedon's on-set activity during the filming of WarnerMedia's Justice League Basically, we're gathering everyone around to warm[...]
Sony's Funimation is finalizing the purchase of Crunchyroll (Images: Funimation/Crunchyroll)
As WarnerMedia continues its major corporate shake-up (or stream-lining, depending on your perspective), it was announced on Wednesday that Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc and AT&T Inc had agreed to a deal that would find AT&T selling Crunchyroll anime service to Funimation Global Group, LLC (a joint venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc[...]
WarnerMedia To Layoff Thousands More, Eyes 20% Overall Cost Reduction
It's been a lousy year, and back in August, WarnerMedia laid off 800+ people in a restructuring, and now in October, according to the Wall Street Journal, we're looking at more Not only are we looking at more, we're looking at a lot more According to reports, WarnerMedia is looking to cut costs up to[...]
Peacemaker promo key art (Image: WarnerMedia)
3 (with Gunn having written Peacemaker during his COVID home time) Peacemaker promo key art (Image: WarnerMedia) Regarding the timeline for the series- storyline, Gunn says they're "holding off announcing" where the series will fit in context to The Suicide Squad until after the film comes out That said, he also clarified that "explore the origins" doesn't[...]