Last December, the bomb finally exploded. The coronavirus crisis has plunged Hollywood into chaos by closing movie theaters, suspending filming and continuing to postpone the premiere.All of these have plunged the exhibition industry into an unprecedented crisis, which also witnessed how Disney made up its mind to make its debut at the exhibition. Hua Mulan Directly to stream media. Warner Corporation did not do this, but it did not contribute to oxygen injection: by the end of 2020, it confirmed that all first launches in the second year will use a hybrid model between the newly launched service HBO Max. stream media, And affordable movie theaters.
Naturally, this has caused great discomfort to people in the industry, especially those related to filmmakers. Considerable what Christopher Nolan Ø Denis Villeneuve.When Nolan called HBO Max “The worst service stream media“, Villeneuve lamented how this change in the plan would affect the potential “Franchise” From dune, This movie must follow this pattern and needs a sequel to end its story. Both parties also insisted that this decision caused a serious insult to the directors who lived in the company (no one was notified), which is what he regrets most now. Jason KilarChief Executive Officer of WarnerMedia.
Kilar has been in office for less than a year, and his first priority is to give HBO Max the upper hand in the controversial market. stream media (Theoretically, it will arrive in Spain by the end of this year). Under the pressure of AT&T, the conglomerate of WarnerMedia, HBO Max needs to strengthen its appeal in the pandemic. This is the main reason behind this hybrid model. Wonder Woman 1984 And continue (achieving amazing box office success) Godzilla vs. Kong.Interview on the podcast Recode Belong to the middle Vaux, Kiral remembered “At the beginning of December last year, everything was complicated.”
“If I have a chance to do it again, I think I should wait two days to see if there are more opportunities for dialogue than we have.”The administrator explained. Kilar also insisted that hybrid models will only last until 2022. In the new year, it will be restored to the usual system. Warner is currently negotiating that the interval between arriving at the cinema and arriving at the platform is 45 days. “I think it’s fair to say that a great DC movie…will be shown in theaters first, and then in places like HBO Max. This is fair.” confirm.
once Considerable Managed to solve the needs of Legendary Entertainment, a production company that funded most of the budgets of these two companies Godzilla vs. Kong like dune), he is preparing to apply the model to future versions, such as Suicide Squad, Matrix 4 Or own dune.About another long-awaited movie Batman, It is planned to be distributed through regular channels in 2022.