Which HBO Max Genre Series or Movie Should Be Saved?
The Warner Bros and Discovery hustle fusion continues, with more and more speculation about the fate of HBO Max and its original content. Whereas DC Universeit is Batman spin off The Penguin and suicide squad spin off Peacemaker seem to be safe (for now, at least, according to James Gunn tweet “calm down” and Colin Farrell’s Recent penguin enthusiasm), we can’t help but be a little concerned about some of our other favorites, not to mention some projects in development across the various genre franchises under the Warner Bros. shield. Will they make the cut?
During today’s earnings call, the Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery’s David Zaslav reaffirmed his stance on “embracing theatre.” The surprising cancellation of the almost finished bat girl film seems to be the victim of what he called “aggressive measures to correct the previous strategy”, and during a question and answer session, he explained a little more why bat girl and other direct-to-consumer (DTC) films were not considered. “We have a team in place that will build a 10-year plan for DC. Expensive DTC movies are not comparable to when you release a movie in theaters. We did a reset. The goal is to grow the DC brand and characters and protect them. Zaslav compared the studio’s strategy of tackling DC franchises to how Alan Horn, Bob Iger, and Kevin Feige built the Marvel Cinematic Universe — planning-wise, at least, but not necessarily embracing. the same approach with storytelling.
Here are some titles whose fate we may not know until the end of the year and into 2023 when HBO Max and Discovery+ merge into one service. What we want to know is: if the worst were to happen, which one would you want to save? This list does not in any way correspond to all the genre series or all the films of HBO Max. have in the works-yet frankly it doesn’t look good for that super girl film— so if there’s one not listed that you’ve been dying to see, let us know, too.
Our flag means death
The Green Lantern series
Centered on Amanda Waller suicide squad spin off
Looney Tunes Cartoons
Tiny Toons Looniversity
Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai
You brought me the ocean
Batman: Crusader Caped
My Adventures with Superman
Merry little Batman
The Day the Earth Exploded: A Looney Tunes Movie
Goodbye, Goodbye Bunny: A Looney Tunes Musical
The Amazing World of Gumball: The Movie!
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