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Five Studios’ Mission: Winning the Distribution Rights to James Bond
Sony, whose contract to market and distribute the films expired in 2015, gave its presentation on a recreated set from “Dr. No.”
‘Matrix’ Reboot Said to Be in the Works, With Keanu Reeves as a Maybe
Questions remain over the possible film sequel, The Hollywood Reporter said, including whether the franchise’s creators, the Wachowski siblings, would participate.
Prince’s Post-1995 Albums and Music From His Vault Will Be Released by Universal
Universal Music Group has reached an agreement with the musician’s estate, but it doesn’t cover his popular recordings on Warner Bros.
William A. Wellman, Two-Fisted Director With Heart, in Six Takes
Volume 3 of Warner Archive’s reissued “Forbidden Hollywood” series offers works by Wellman starring, among others, James Cagney and Barbara Stanwyck.
With Grammys Near, Will Prince’s Music Make a Big Return?
Music's biggest night is a possible place for a splashy Prince comeback, but record labels, streaming services and the musician's estate will need to align.
No Surprise: ‘Rogue One’ Triumphs at Box Office
Despite off-putting weather, the latest film in the “Star Wars” franchise collected an estimated $155 million at theaters in North America, the second-biggest December opening on record.
Warner Bros. Promotes One Executive as Another Departs
The move to consolidate filmmaking power under Toby Emmerich comes after a profitable but creatively inconsistent stretch for the studio.
‘Fantastic Beasts’ Is a Hit for Warner Bros.
The J.K. Rowling-scripted fantasy is a boon for the studio, whose last three big-budget efforts drew cool reactions from critics.
Warner Bros., Quietly Thriving, Recasts Its Own Story
The studio, overshadowed by its corporate sibling HBO, is widely viewed as an unsteady operation. But it’s on pace to have one of its most profitable years ever.
A Film Technician Who Discovers Gems in the Outtakes
Willem Barneveld, a film technician and curator at Pro-Tek Vaults in Burbank, Calif., sometimes comes across footage that no one has seen in 80 years.