Shazam! Director Unveils Sequel’s New Superhero Suits
Theatrical

The Shazam six are ready to take flight once more. Although the superhero sequel Shazam!: Fury of the Gods isn't due to hit theaters until 2023, director David F. Sandberg offered fans a treat on Mond...

MSN
June 22, 2021

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Soundtrack Recruits John...
Music - Streaming - Theatrical

Space Jam has A New Legacy and a new soundtrack to match. On Wednesday (June 16), Republic Records and Warner Bros. Pictures announced details of the official soundtrack for Space Jam: A New Legacy, t...

Billboard
June 17, 2021

Discovery CEO on Revenue Being Up Amid Viewership Declines
Streaming - Television

It’s tough to understand why dwindling TV ratings are not having a negative impact on advertising revenues. Discovery’s David Zaslav, one of the brightest CEOs in the business, doesn’t quite get...

The Wrap
June 15, 2021

Ferrara Teams with Space Jam: A New Legacy on All-Star Candy &...
CPG - Streaming - Theatrical

Company goes for a slam dunk with new limited-edition packaging from Trolli®, Keebler®, NERDS® and SweeTARTS® as the epic snack lineup to accompany the new film With a property this iconic, Ferra...

PR Newswire
June 9, 2021

Footlocker & Fila Celebrate ‘In the Heights’ ...
Fashion - Streaming - Theatrical

You can take Washington Heights with you wherever you go, thanks to Foot Locker and Fila. To celebrate the release of the Warner Bros. film “In the Heights,” a musical about the vibrancy of the N...

Footwear News
June 9, 2021

Nike & Converse Debut ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy̵...
Fashion - Streaming - Theatrical

Nike and Converse have officially paired up with the upcoming feature film starring Nike athlete LeBron James and the whole Looney Tunes cast. Ahead of the movie’s release on July 16, the two brands...

Footwear News
June 8, 2021

Box Office: ‘Conjuring 3’ Out-Scares ‘A Quiet Place Part...
Theatrical

It use to be that the studios would space their horror movies apart on the schedule. It’s not usual that one would open up immediately after the other for fear of cannibalizing the same audience. Th...

Deadline
June 7, 2021

Massive Harry Potter Store Opens in New York
CPG - Theatrical

Harry Potter New York opens today, June 3, in New York City’s Flatiron District. An immersive three-storey retail experience boasting the world’s largest collection of Harry Potter and Fantastic B...

Forbes
June 4, 2021

5 Lingering Questions After ‘A Quiet Place 2’ Dominates th...
Theatrical

After a punishing 14 months for the movie theater business, some sense of normalcy was restored last weekend with the release of director John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II.” The Paramount...

Variety
June 2, 2021

Jason Kilar Plans To Remain WarnerMedia CEO Through Mid-2022
Streaming - Theatrical

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar, whose position was destabilized last week after Discovery and AT&T announced plans for a merger, says he will remain as CEO for the next 12 months. “My plan and my ...

Deadline
May 28, 2021

Recent Mergers Put Pressure on Netflix
Streaming - Tech

Amazon Will Buy MGM for Over $8 Billion. Your Move, Netflix. The move is the latest, and greatest, in a new wave of media consolidation sparked by the streaming wars. It's an inevitable progression, ...

Wired
May 27, 2021

Dwayne Johnson To Star As Krypto The Superdog In ‘DC League ...
Theatrical

Dwayne Johnson is set to voice DC canine Krypto the Superdog in Warner Bros’ upcoming animated feature DC League of Super-Pets. Johnson’s production company Seven Bucks has also signed on to produ...

Deadline
May 21, 2021

Jason Kilar Kicks Off WarnerMedia Upfront With “Business As ...
Theatrical

Whatever the future hold for Jason Kilar, the current WarnerMedia CEO wasn’t about to let what is surely his last Upfronts pass him by. Kicking off the pre-recorded virtual hootenanny full of Lesli...

Deadline
May 19, 2021

Hollywood Cheers AT&T Retreat, Viewing Discovery As More ...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

As the news sank in about AT&T winding down its Hollywood foray via a $43 billion merger of WarnerMedia and Discovery, one word summed up the film industry’s prevailing reaction. Relief. Not o...

Deadline
May 18, 2021

Box Office: With Jason Statham’s ‘Wrath of Man,’ Summer ...
Theatrical

“Wrath of Man,” a heist thriller starring Jason Statham, is leading box office charts with its $8.1 million debut. It’s hardly the start to summer movie season, which typically kicks off the fi...

Variety
May 10, 2021

Oscars 2021: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises
Streaming - Theatrical

After all the talk about the unexpected and unpredictable, the 93rd Academy Awards delivered with surprise wins in the lead actor categories for Anthony Hopkins and Frances McDormand. Another shocker ...

Variety
April 26, 2021

HBO Max Gains 3 Million Subscribers in Q1, Now at 44.2 Million
Streaming

HBO Max continued on its growth curve in the first three months of 2021, powered in part by big-budget films like “Godzilla vs. Kong” and “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” that streamed onto th...

Variety
April 22, 2021

Warner’s Movies Returning to Big-Screen, Typical Windows
Theatrical

A few months ago, WarnerMedia upended Hollywood by streaming all of its new movies on HBO Max on the same day they debuted in theaters. Now it wants to put the genie back in the bottle. Starting next...

Vox
April 8, 2021

Space Jam 2 Easter Egg Hunt Trailer Points Out Everything You ...
Streaming - Theatrical

Over the weekend, Warner Bros. dropped the first official Space Jam 2: A New Legacy Trailer. And it immediately caught comparisons to both Ready Player One and the LEGO movie franchise for its use of ...

Movie Web
April 5, 2021

Launching an IP in Europe? Linear May Still be Best
CPG - Retail - Television

While kids are increasingly turning to digital platforms for content, linear TV is far more effective at influencing their consumer choices. We are undeniably in a moment of rapid societal change—a...

Kidscreen
March 17, 2021

Warner Bros. Lets Fans 3D-print Their Own Licensed Toys at Hom...
Tech - Toys

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with Toybox, a company specialized in 3D printers that allow fans to create their own toys at home, to enable audiences to print characters from across the...

Toy News Online
March 11, 2021

Fruity Pebbles; Love Your Melon Partner to Fight Pediatric Can...
Branding - Fashion

Love Your Melon, a mission-driven lifestyle brand that gives 50 percent of its net profit to nonprofit organizations that lead the fight against pediatric cancer, will launch a new colorful Fruity Peb...

License Global
March 3, 2021

How Long Should Movies Be in Theaters Before Streaming? Hollyw...
Streaming - Theatrical

With the movie business upended during the pandemic and tilting more towards streaming than cineplexes, Hollywood is rethinking its business model. One significant debate is how long a gap there s...

CNN
March 1, 2021

HBO and HBO Max Chief Details ‘Game of Thrones’ Ex...
Streaming - Television

As content chief for both the premium cabler and HBO Max, he's now tasked with broadening out the recently launched streamer with programming that can't already be found with HBO while also evolving h...

The Hollywood Reporter
February 11, 2021

Why Video on Demand Data Won’t Be Public Any Time Soon
Streaming

While Comscore, Nielsen and Screen Engine/ASI are now tracking SVOD performance (mostly for clients), studios don’t yet have an incentive to share numbers like they do for box office returns. With C...

Hollywood Reporter
January 28, 2021

Box Office: ‘The Marksman’ Captures Top Spot With $2 Milli...
Theatrical

Pray for movie theaters. “The Marksman,” a Liam Neeson thriller from Open Road, held onto first place for the second weekend in a row, grossing just over $2 million. The film has grossed $6.1 mil...

Variety
January 25, 2021

2021 Video Game Releases
Blog Post - Gaming - Opportunity Blogs

These are some of the highly anticipated video games for 2021! 2020 saw a huge increase in video game sales and players, and 2021 looks to be even better for video games and the gaming industry as a w...

Thomas Kee
January 19, 2021

Josh Goldstine being named Warner Bros. President of Worldwide...
Theatrical

Sources tell me that Warner Bros. International Marketing EVP Julien Noble is leaving the studio, and in talks for a similar role at Universal. I understand that Noble announced his exit to his Warne...

Deadline
January 8, 2021

‘Too Much Money at Stake’: Lengthy L.A. Production Shutdow...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

The COVID-19 numbers in Los Angeles County are dire, and hospital beds remain at worryingly low capacity, pushing Hollywood to delay when most L.A.-based television shows go back into production. At t...

Variety
January 5, 2021

Top Brand Campaigns on TikTok
Branding - Online

The creativity behind the brands of 2020 that moved us in all the best ways has become a central part of the entertaining, inspiring, and connected TikTok experience. For the full story, visit TikT...

TikTok
December 28, 2020

How Can Hollywood Catch Up to the Asian Box Office
Theatrical

While the North American box office pulls in less than $5 million per weekend due to COVID-19, the China and Japan markets are not only open, but also capable of breaking theatrical records. It may fe...

Variety
December 24, 2020

Sony Developing 3 Movies, 7 TV Shows Based on PlayStation Game...
Gaming - Television - Theatrical

The future of Sony is looking bright. The PlayStation 5 is now available and, for the most part, people love it. 2021 will give eager players Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Horizon Forbidden West, a...

The Nerd Stash
December 24, 2020

Movies 2020: With ‘Tenet’ and ‘Mulan,’...
Streaming - Theatrical

Hollywood studios and movie theaters spent much of the spring and summer engaged in a strange chess match, trying to find the right time to launch two aspiring blockbusters, "Tenet" and "Mulan," which...

CNN
December 23, 2020

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Disappoints as Market Recovery...
Theatrical

China's box office was the scene of disappointment over the weekend, as Warner Bros.' Wonder Woman 1984 got trounced by local action flick The Rescue. The Rescue, directed by Dante Lam, opened to $36...

Hollywood Reporter
December 21, 2020

20-in-20: Showcasing 20 Marketing Partnerships from 2020’...
Gaming - Listicles - Non-Profit - Partnership Blogs - Partnerships

Join Last Call and Marketing Partnerships as we look back at 2020, a year that showcased the flexibility and creativity of the promotions world. Marketers in every industry were quick on their feet to...

Faisal Hussain
December 20, 2020

Warner Bros.’ Streaming Plan May Invite Piracy “Bonanz...
Streaming - Theatrical

The studio’s decision to smash its theatrical windows for 2021 films could result in "high-quality" counterfeit versions of the titles "available on every pirate service in the world" the same day t...

Hollywood Reporter
December 18, 2020

Microsoft, LeBron James offer Space Jam-themed coding programs
Sports - Theatrical

Microsoft has partnered with LeBron James and Warner Bros. to provide free coding lessons to the next generation of developers. The programs will be themed around the upcoming film Space Jam: A New Le...

SportTechie
December 16, 2020

Behind the Scenes: Wonder Woman 1984 Upends Hollywood’s ...
Streaming - Theatrical

As the long-delayed DC Comics sequel finally debuts  —  on HBO Max and in theaters  —  it serves as the litmus test for an unprecedented release strategy. Top studio brass weigh in on whet...

Hollywood Reporter
December 16, 2020

2020 Theatrical Listicles: Top Releases, Streams & More
Listicles - Theatrical

We all love a good scroll that looks back at the year that was—even this year! Our team has been busy scouring the web to compile year-end lists that are relevant to marketers in their day-to-day, p...

Faisal Hussain
December 16, 2020

Microsoft, Warner Bros. court ‘Space Jam’ game des...
Gaming - Sports - Theatrical

Microsoft and Warner Bros. are running a social media contest to find the best new ideas for a video game tie-in for the movie sequel "Space Jam: A New Legacy," which will be released next summer in t...

Marketing Dive
December 15, 2020

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