Sumary of Warner Bros.’ blockbusters will debut in theaters first in 2022 before heading to streaming:
- The company’s CEO Jason Kilar reiterated the studio’s commitment to cinemas in a Vox podcast called “Recode Media with Peter Kafka.”.
- This reverses Warner Bros.’ 2021 strategy of releasing films in movie theaters and on its streaming service HBO Max on the same day..
- “I think it’s very fair to say that a big, you know, let’s say a big DC movie … it’s very fair to say that that would go exclusively to theaters first and then go to somewhere like an HBO Max after it’s in theaters,”.
- has made a number of deals with movie theaters that would permit it to bring blockbuster films to its streaming service or premium video on-demand in as little at 45 days starting next year..
- “When it comes to strategy from WarnerMedia, one of which is going to be the big and epic in scope movies that you’ve come to expect from us which has an exclusive theatrical run.”.
- “But clearly, when you think about, you know the world of DC and Harry Potter and things like that big, epic scope movies, I think deserve and will have an exclusive theatrical run,”…