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V: “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “The Little Things” and the “Tom and Jerry” remake could all see a hybrid HBO Max/ theatrical fate

Posted by: Antibody on Dec 01, 13:56

https://variety.com/2020/film/news/coronavirus-movie-theaters-release-dates-1234842520/
 
According to sources familiar with discussions, [JWMHB] [LTHNG] [TMJRY]
 
The studio also considered taking the same route with “Mortal Kombat, an adaptation of the popular video game, but expect to delay the film’s theatrical debut instead.


Tag(s): JWMHB, LTHNG, TMJRY

V: “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “The Little Things” and the “Tom and Jerry” remake could all see a hybrid HBO Max/ theatrical fate Antibody Dec 01, 13:56

Interesting they don't even mention Godzilla vs Kong, but otherwise mostly speculation. {nm} notfabio Dec 01, 14:05

Article's focus on releases frome arly 2021. GOVKO is not until May. {nm} Antibody Dec 01, 14:08

During this pandemic almost every film that has been "speculated" to go, has done so... 3ebfan511 Dec 01, 16:00

insiders say that Gadot and director Patty Jenkins received generous backend deals after agreeing to send the film to HBO Max. {nm} Antibody Dec 01, 14:15

Embarrassing knee-jerk behavior from a studio that I used to respect. {nm} TheWeekendWarrior Dec 01, 16:02

But honestly, I heard that WarnerMedia was so bullish about pushing its HBO Max and turning its back on theatrical months ago. TheWeekendWarrior Dec 01, 16:03

It's not the same studio after AT&T. {nm} Antibody Dec 01, 16:21

Their current CEO is Direct to Consumer first (he helped build Hulu) and AT&T statements to the contrary felt the HBO Max launch was bungled notfabio Dec 01, 16:22

But even long-time movie studio execs tend to hate having to deal with exhibition. {nm} notfabio Dec 01, 16:24

legit looking forward to all the pent-up theatrical demand hitting around Memorial Day as the vaccine rollout really starts to go wide {nm} pickle rick! Dec 01, 16:29

Studios and Theatre Chains really have to devise some killer marketing plans and make the ad dollars rain. notfabio Dec 01, 17:13

Free vaccine with every Large Popcorn! TheWeekendWarrior Dec 01, 19:02





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