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Warner Bros. & HBO Max Unveil Feature Production Arm Warner Max

Warner Bros. & HBO Max unveil feature production arm Warner Max Fans have been very curious about the future of Warner Bros’ upcoming streaming service HBO Max and now there’s a new reason for discussion as the two have revealed the opening of a new feature production arm entitled Warner Max. RELATED: Rosario Dawson to Lead Ava DuVernay’s DMZ Pilot at HBO Max The venture, which is being overseen by HBO Max’s Chief Content Officer Kevin Reilly and Chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group Toby Emmerich, will help ensure the new streaming service will have a steady stream of high-quality and curated original films, with a target of 8-10 mid-budget films per year. Reilly and Emmerich will share greenlight responsibility Warner Bros. Pictures Group COO Carolyn Blackwood and...

New The Way Back Trailer: Never Give Up On a Second Shot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New The Way Back trailer: Never give up on a second shot Warner Bros. Pictures has released a brand new trailer for Gavin O’Connor’s forthcoming basketball drama film The Way Back, highlighting the inspiring journey of Ben Affleck‘s Jack Cunningham as he tries to put himself back together by coaching a high school basketball team. This marks the second collaboration between O’Connor and Affleck, who have worked together on 2016’s action thriller The Accountant. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: The Last Thing He Wanted Trailer Starring Anne Hathaway & Ben Affleck In The Way Back (also known as Finding The Way Back), Jack Cunningham (Affleck) once had a life filled with promise. In high school, he was a basketball phenom with...

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge Trailer Released

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge trailer released The official trailer for Warner Bros.’ new Mortal Kombat R-rated animated film Mortal Komat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge has been released. You can check out the trailer below! RELATED: Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Final Talks to Join The Matrix 4 Based on the worldwide hit game created by Ed Boon & John Tobias, Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge spotlights the once-in-a-generation tournament between the champions of Outworld and Earthrealm – a competition that will ultimately determine the fate of Earth and all its citizens. Lord Raiden, protector of Earthrealm, must gather the greatest fighters of his realm to defend it from the evil Shang Tsung in the battle to end all battles – Mortal Kombat! Scorpion’s ...

Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Final Talks to Join The Matrix 4

Priyanka Chopra Jonas in final talks to join The Matrix 4 Variety is reporting that Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Baywatch, Quantico, Isn’t It Romantic) is in final negotiations to join Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix 4 for Warner Bros. No details have been released regarding who she might be playing. According to HN Entertainment, the movie will begin shooting next month in San Francisco. Filming is reportedly scheduled to take place there between February 5 and March 1. RELATED: Hugo Weaving Not Returning as Agent Smith in Matrix 4 If Chopra Jonas comes on board the project, she will join a cast that includes Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Pinkett Smith, as well as newcomers Jessica Henwick, Neil Patrick Harris, Toby Onwumere, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, who is rumored to be playin...

Batman: The Animated Series Adventures – Shadow of the Bat Launches on Kickstarter

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Batman: The Animated Series Adventures – Shadow of the Bat launches on Kickstarter IDW Games, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC, have announced Batman: The Animated Series Adventures – Shadow of the Bat will launch on Kickstarter on February 18. A miniatures-driven board game, Shadow of the Bat is part of the Adventures Universal Game System (AUGS), and is compatible with all other AUGS products. Arkham Asylum, a full-sized expansion, will also launch on Kickstarter alongside Shadow of the Bat. Both Shadow of the Bat and Arkham Asylum are expected to arrive to backers and in stores in Fall 2020. You can take a look at Shadow of the Bat by checking out photos for the board game in the gallery below! RELATED: Hugo Weaving Not Returning as A...

Hugo Weaving Not Returning as Agent Smith in Matrix 4

Hugo Weaving not returning as Agent Smith in Matrix 4 In an exclusive interview with Time Out, Hugo Weaving (The Matrix franchise, The Lord of the Rings franchise, V for Vendetta) revealed that due to scheduling conflicts, he will not be reprising his iconic Matrix antagonist Agent Smith in the upcoming The Matrix 4. “It’s unfortunate but actually, I had this offer [for The Visit] and then the offer came from The Matrix, so I knew it was happening but I didn’t have dates. I thought [I] could do both and it took eight weeks to work out that the dates would work — I held off on accepting [a role in The Visit during that time]. I was in touch with [director] Lana Wachowski, but in the end, she decided that the dates weren’t going to work. So we’d sorted the dates and then she sort...

The Merovingian May Return for The Matrix 4

The Merovingian May Return for The Matrix 4 Guys, we have another Matrix film to look forward to. And it looks like it may bring back one of the more intriguing villains from the previous installments, the Merovingian – so long as scheduling doesn’t become an issue. At least, that’s according to the French outlet Allocine (via Indiewire), who reported that actor Lambert Wilson was in negotiations to make a return, but that the film may conflict with his schedule. So, no, this isn’t an official announcement, but it is exciting to think that the Merovingian could return in some way shape or form as his character was left open-ended after his brief appearance at the beginning of The Matrix Revolutions. RELATED: Sense8’s Max Riemelt Joins The Matrix 4 So many questions. Like, will his wi...

Mortal Kombat Returns With Animated Film, Scorpion’s Revenge

Mortal Kombat Returns With Animated Film, Scorpion’s Revenge The upcoming live-action Mortal Kombat reboot may be the primary topic of conversation among fans of the franchise. But now, it looks like Warner Bros. Animation is about to get in on some of that action as well. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has just announced the voice cast for an upcoming animated film, Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge. Joel McHale and Jennifer Carpenter will headline the new movie as the voices behind Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, respectively. McHale is of course known for his role on Community as well as hosting The Soup. Meanwhile, Carpenter starred on Dexter for eight seasons. More recently, she appeared on NBC’s The Enemy Within; which was canceled after only one season la...

Birds of Prey Soundtrack Trailer Adds Fire to the Mayhem

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Birds of Prey soundtrack trailer adds fire to the mayhem Warner Bros. has released the Birds of Prey soundtrack trailer featuring never-before-heard music from global superstars Halsey, Doja Cat, and Saweetie & GALXARA. The soundtrack for the DC film will be available when the movie launches on February 7. You can check out the trailer for the soundtrack in the player below! RELATED: Birds of Prey Averaging $52M Opening in Early Box Office Projection Margot Robbie will be reprising her Suicide Squad role of Harley Quinn in the film, which also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Ewan McGregor as the villain Black Mask, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz and Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya. Ali Wong (...

Birds of Prey Averaging $52M Opening in Early Box Office Projection

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Birds of Prey averaging $52M opening in early box office projection Warner Bros.’ Birds of Prey starring Margot Robbie is averaging a $52 million early box office opening weekend projection, according to Deadline. The outlet notes that the film will be that weekend’s only wide release and is currently popular with the under 25 demo. The top five opening February movies include Black Panther, holding the month’s record of $202 million, followed by Deadpool at $132.4 million, Fifty Shades of Grey with $85.1 million, The Passion of the Christ with $83.8 million, and The Lego Movie at $69 million. RELATED: New Birds of Prey Promo Teases Stolen Diamonds & Violence Margot Robbie will be reprising her Suicide Squad role of Harley Quinn in the film, which also...

Jon Bernthal to Star in King Richard as Coach Rick Macci

Jon Bernthal to star in King Richard as Coach Rick Macci Deadline is reporting that Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Ford v Ferrari, The Punisher) is in talks to star as Venus and Serena Williams’ coach Rick Macci in Warner Bros.’ drama King Richard, starring Will Smith as Richard Williams. Macci is the famed tennis coach who made a deal with Richard Williams to train his daughters, this after watching them at the tender ages of nine and 10 and immediately seeing the potential for speed, power and competitiveness the precocious girls brought to the courts. It was Macci’s task to hone and polish that talent while allowing the girls to be kids. Macci had just trained another young phenom, Jennifer Capriati, and in his career also coached Maria Sharapova and Andy Roddick, meaning h...

Warner Bros. to Rerelease Joker in Select Theaters on January 17

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Warner Bros. to rerelease Joker in select theaters on January 17 Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, and BRON Creative’s Joker will return to more than 750 cinemas across North America beginning Friday, January 17. The Joker rerelease comes as the film has garnered numerous awards and award nominations across all categories, among them: 11 Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations — including Best Picture — more than any other film; two Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Awards wins, for star Joaquin Phoenix’s performance and composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s haunting score; and the Golden Lion, the top honor at the Venice Film Festival. RELATED: Todd Phillips’ Joker Leads BAFTA 2020 Nominations “With the continued interest in ‘Joker’ as a result of its recogn...