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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[...]
Superman cries in anguish at the thought of a Justice League devoid of Zack Snyder's vision before the release of the Snyder Cut.
If Zack Snyder released a Snyder Cut of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Giles would probably be killed off in Season 2 at the latest, and it would have happened because he told Buffy that it's more important to protect her secret identity than it would be to save him from vampires. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Image:[...]
Justice League: Aquaman Jason Momoa Posts Support For Ray Fisher
Is Not Going Away Here is WarnerMedia's statement from over the weekend about the Ray Fisher investigation: "In July, Ray Fisher's representatives asked DC Films President Walter Hamada to talk to Mr Fisher about his concerns during the production of Justice League. The two had previously spoken when Mr[...]
A look at Zack Snyder's Watchmen (Image: WarnerMedia)
As someone who's gone through a "corporate bloodletting" myself, my heart and best wishes go out to everyone across the board at WarnerMedia who lost their jobs- in particular, at DC Comics and DC Universe Losing your job and all of the sudden uncertainties that it creates is a horrible thing to face during whatever[...]
The official logo for Crunchyroll.
To say that this has been a week of change, loss, and upheaval at WarnerMedia would be a dramatic understatement With its big product push DC FanDome only ten days away, DC Comics, DC Universe, and other areas of the multimedia company saw firings and restructurings as the company looked to reduce its debt load[...]
Superman & Lois key art for DC FanDome (Image: WarnerMedia)
For those of you who haven't heard, WarnerMedia is out promoting its upcoming virtual fan event DC FanDome that's taking place for 24 hours on Saturday, August 22nd So far, we've heard from Supergirl stars Nicole Maines aka Nia Nal aka Dreamer and Melissa Benoist aka Kara Danvers aka Supergirl, The Flash stars Candice Patton aka Iris[...]
Why is HBO Max Hiding Its  Criterion Movie Selection?
Just when we thought all the noise coming out of WarnerMedia was going to be about this month's virtual convention/24-hour infomercial DC Fandome, new WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar decided to make some news on the corporate side On Friday, Kilar announced that WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer Chairman Bob Greenblatt, Chief Content Officer, HBO Max and[...]
A look at DC Daily, with image courtesy of DC Universe.
Add to that this ten-ton question: if WarnerMedia (owner of DC Universe) now has its own mega-streamer in HBO Max with a DC Universe "channel" (where Doom Patrol season 2 will have a home), why would they need a separate streaming service? So when Collider reports exclusively that DC Universe has canceled their weekday show[...]
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I am now told the memo went out to all WarnerMedia employees. DC Comics' offices in Burbank, part of Warner Bros, sent most employees home from Monday 16th March This was in line with all WarnerMedia employees around the world who are able to, being encouraged to work from home until further notice The doors were[...]
Tweety looks to stay one paw ahead of Sylvester in Looney Tunes Cartoons, courtesy of HBO Max.
With Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang set to come stumbling-and-bumbling their way back onto our screens with all-new anarchy starting May 27, WarnerMedia's HBO Max wants to makes doubly sure you have your eyeballs glued to the all-new animated shorts Produced by Warner Bros Animation, and executive produced[...]
Andrea Savage stars in I'm Sorry, courtesy of truTV.
On Sunday, May 10, the two WarnerMedia networks are offering an invitation to an I'm Sorry Mother's Day Brunch Starting at 10:00 am and ending at 3:00 pm, TBS will host the first five episodes of the first season while truTV takes the baton and heads towards the finish line with the season's final five episodes. Andrea[...]
Courtney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer are coming back for a Friends reunion, courtesy of NBCUniversal.
If there's a silver lining to WarnerMedia's planned Friends reunion special being delayed and not available when HBO Max launches on May 27, it's that it gives fans a chance to be a part of the momentous occasion while helping out some worthy causes Set to be filmed on the original series' Stage 24 of[...]
Bugs Bunny should probably look over his shoulder on Looney Tunes Cartoons, courtesy of HBO Max.
WarnerMedia announced Tuesday morning that its new streaming service HBO Max will be heading its way onto our screens starting May 27, assuming they don't take a wrong turn at Albuquerque first That's right, Bug Bunny, Daffy Duck, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang are back with all-new animated shorts in Looney Tunes[...]
Here's a look at who's still in play: BBC News (April 27), Vudu (April 28), Roku (April 28), Verizon Media (April 28), Vice Media Group (April 29), Ellen Digital Network (April 29), Amazon (April 30), YouTube (April 30), Hulu (May 6), NBCUniversal (May 11), Fox Entertainment (May 11), Telemundo (May 11), Univision (May 12), Disney[...]
The reunion will be available along with the show's entire library when WarnerMedia's streaming service debuts some time in May. NBCUniversal Set to be filmed on the original series' Stage 24 of the Warner Bros Studio lot in Burbank, the special will feature cast members Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David[...]