The prolific producer is working on HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ for the independent studio. read more
In today’s film news roundup, Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book movie has been retitled “Mowgli,” the Art Directors Guild honors a pair of Disney animators and 30 Project Involve participants are announced. NAME CHANGE Warner Bros.’ has changed the name of the Andy Serkis live-action Jungle Book movie from “Jungle Book: Origins” to “Mowgli.” The studio made […]
Warner Bros. Records has announced via an internal memo that incoming co-chairman and COO Tom Corson will start at the Los Angeles-based label on Jan. 2, Variety has confirmed. Corson’s arrival from RCA Records marks an early exit from Sony Music, where his contract is believed to run through early spring, say sources. Corson will join […]
The attorney general testified at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing. read more
Warner Bros. TV Group has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Andrew Kreisberg, an executive producer on the CW shows “Arrow,” “Supergirl,” “The Flash” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” Variety has learned. Kreisberg, who has been suspended by the studio, has engaged in a pattern of alleged sexual harassment and inappropriate physical […]
The company has launched an internal investigation into Andrew Kreisberg following allegations of harassment from multiple women. read more
Warner Bros. suspended one of its executive producers amid allegations from 19 staffers that he sexually harassed women for years.
The box office success of “It” and water cooler buzz around “Game of Thrones” fueled Time Warner’s quarterly earnings, helping the media conglomerate trounce Wall Street’s expectations. The strong results come as Time Warner is selling itself to AT&T for $86 billion. Revenues at the company behind HBO, CNN, and Warner Bros. jumped 6% to […]
David Thomson presents a delightful history of the studio that specialized in backstage musicals and gritty melodramas.
In a drama that has been playing out for most of the past week, Interscope president of A&R Aaron Bay-Schuck will be leaving the company for a top post at Warner Bros. Records. While sources close to the situation insist that his deal with WBR had not been signed as of Friday evening, there’s little […]
Demolition and preparation work is set to begin soon in Warner Center on a 274-unit apartment building, joining a recent crop of residential projects sprouting up as part of changes taking place in the commercial area, according the developer. The developer, BCEG International Investment-US, Inc., purchased the property at 6041 Variel Avenue from an Encino-based […]
Tom Corson is leaving RCA Records for Warner Bros. Records, multiple sources tell Variety, although it remains unclear exactly what his title will be. Current chairman and CEO Cameron Strang is expected to stay on in some capacity. Corson was most recently president and COO of RCA Records, where he worked closely with CEO Peter Edge… […]
Warner Music UK today announced new roles for two senior executives: Peter Breeden becomes Chief Operating Officer, in addition to his existing duties as Chief Financial Officer, while Mel Fox has been promoted to Chief Transformation Officer. The pair will report Warner UK Chairman & CEO Max Lousada, who becomes the label group’s CEO of Recorded… […]
Could Warner Bros. be oh, so serious about Leo as The Joker?
ITV has named Tim Carter managing director of Shiver, with the factual production company’s new boss joining from Warner Bros.’ Twenty Twenty where he is CEO. Shiver is part of the ITV Studio’s division and has bases in London, Manchester, and Leeds. It produces shows including “Come Dine With Me.” Carter will replace Alex Gardiner,… […]
Mark Townend penned the spec script for the high-concept feature, ‘Augmented.’ read more
In a note to staff announcing McCarroll’s last day, Warner Bros. Records CEO Cameron Strang noted that the exec “has been integral in evolving our A&R activity, and helping us grow our partnerships with some of the world’s biggest stars.” read more
“[I]t is unsurprising that Brittle swore under oath in 2014 that ‘The Conjuring’ movie and the Book are ‘not related,'” writes an attorney for the studio. read more
Time Warner is standing by the New York Public Theater.