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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
Don’t judge a clown by his makeup--or a book by its cover--would be a prime lesson learned by production designer Mark Friedberg whose brilliant work on Joker (Warner Bros. Pictures) might not have been if he hadn’t overcome his initial reluctance to take on what from afar seemed like...
Sunday, Sep. 8, 2019
A robust audience turned out to catch "It: Chapter Two" in movie theaters this weekend, but not quite as big as the first.
Warner Bros. says Sunday that "It: Chapter Two," the only major new release, earned an estimated $91 million from North American ticket sales in its first weekend...
Monday, Jun. 24, 2019
BBC executive Ann Sarnoff was named chief of Warner Bros. on Monday, making her the first woman to head the movie studio in its 96-year history. Her appointment follows the departure in March of Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down after misconduct allegations.
WarnerMedia chief executive...
Monday, Jun. 10, 2019
On one hand, you should zig while others zag. On the other, you are compelled to stream when so many are accessing content on streaming platforms. These pieces of advice--reflecting, respectively, contrarian and conformist thinking--were imparted jointly by Toby Emmerich, chairman of Warner Bros...
Sunday, Apr. 21, 2019
"The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office.
The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday, putting it in the top spot...
Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019
Warner Bros. doled out a Godzilla-sized serving of new footage in a marathon presentation to promote its upcoming slate of films including "The Joker," ''It: Chapter Two" and "The Goldfinch" to an audience of movie theater owners at CinemaCon Tuesday.
The audience got some goosebumps...
Monday, Mar. 18, 2019
Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair.
WarnerMedia chief executive John...
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019
A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry.
The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington came in the high-stakes...
Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019
"The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part" was easily the top ticket-seller in theaters over the weekend, but the film's $35 million opening failed to stack up to its expected haul, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The animated sequel had been forecast to draw around $50 million. Instead,...
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018
Peter Jackson has used digital wizardry to conjure J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth and King Kong's 1930s New York, but he has now — in perhaps his most acclaimed film — employed all his technical powers to bring to life the Western Front of the first World War.
Jackson's "They Shall Not...