Telecom giant AT&T announced Monday a deal to combine its content unit WarnerMedia with Discovery, paving the way for one of Hollywood’s biggest studios to compete with media giants Netflix and Disney. Right now HBO Max is ranked 7th in streaming just behind Hulu in the coveted streaming market. Under the agreement, AT&T will revisit its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, which closed just under three years ago, and form a new media company with Discovery. The deal would create a new business, separate from AT&T, that could be…Read More
DC Comics’ Last Stand?
DC Comics has had a rough year. In the shadow of the AT&T purchase of Warner, they have fired their Publisher (Dan DiDio) with two editors-in-chief and many people on staff that had been with the company for decades. The decision of former DC President Diane Nelson’s to move DC Comics from relatively expensive offices in Manhattan to the insanely expensive offices in Burbank factored in the release of so many high-priced staff. It really puts pressure on the comic part of the company to make money to justify the…Read More
What is the Snyder Cut?
For those of you who just arrived from another galaxy and are catching up on current events the Justice League Snyder cut Justice League movie previewed worldwide on Thursday 18th of March. As of today’s date, it sets at 74% on the Rotten Tomatoes ‘Tomatometer’ with 209 reviews and with a 96% audience score showing 25,000+ Ratings. To say it was successful would be an understatement. This director’s vision should satisfy the fans who willed it into existence but it is also converting some critics who disliked the 2017 version…Read More
Warner Bros. Streaming All New Movie Releases
HBO Max will premiere all movies released for theaters starting December 2020 starting with Wonder Woman 1984 having a simultaneous release in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day. They will follow that policy during 2021 with all their new movies for the big screen. Warner Bros. Pictures released the following trailer to promote the announcement: Warner Bros. Pictures Group official Announcement: December 3, 2020 – Burbank, CA – Today, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group announced that it has committed to releasing its 2021 film slate via a unique,…Read More
DC Fandome is Coming Soon
The Fandome schedule now out, and we have a lot more information than before, but we’ll continue to update this story as news is released. You can sign up at the official DC FanDome site for an email about the event, and follow the DC Comics Twitter account or click on Twitter hashtag #DCFandome for updates. The ultimate 24-hour experience for the world’s DC fans is almost here. Mark your calendars for August 22 at DCFanDome.com and now a two-day event more on September 12 also. How to tune in: There’ll be online video panels and teasers…Read More
The Snyder-cut is Coming
Most people who have any interest in comic-related movies and productions are aware that the new AT&T owned Warner Bros has asked Zack Snyder to produce his version of the Justice League movie which was released originally in 2017. The film was finished by Josh Wheaton after Zack Snyder left the film because of the death of his daughter. Apparently, the release in 2017 was a very different film from what Snyder intended and there are over three hours of unused and unfinished shots that Snyder can use to make…Read More
DC Universe is Re-evaluated by AT&T & Warner Media
According to Deadline, the DC Universe streaming service is being “re-evaluated” by its parent company WarnerMedia. This news comes as the just-launched Swamp Thing live-action television series was canceled only 6 days into its first season. The series was under inspection by the producers who during filming cut the first season from 13 episodes to 10. WarnerMedia is focusing on a larger, overall streaming platform. “There have been questions how DC Universe fits into those plans,” writes Deadline’s Co-Editor-in-Chief Nellie Andreeva, but we don’t know what that means for the…Read More
Time Warner Could Be Split Up
A cloud looms over Warner Bros. because of the lawsuit by the Department of Justice against AT&T’s $85 billion bid to buy studio parent company, Time Warner. If the merger fails, an individual close to the company told TheWrap that Time Warner would likely be broken up into parts and sold separately as Warner Bros., HBO, and Turner — leaving the fate of DC Comics a bit up in the air. DC Entertainment was not named as a potential spin-off of its own, but it currently operates under the umbrella…Read More