Warner Bros. Will Make 10 Movies Exclusively for HBO Max Next Year - IGN
Warner Bros. is set to produce 10 movies exclusively for HBO Max next year, WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar said during an earnings call. The issue of WarnerMedia’s movies releasing simultaneously on HBO Max and in theaters has been contentious, but it appears the filmmaker won’t abandon either format in any significant way yet.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kilar stated that Warner Bros. will produce around 10 movies that will be available exclusively on HBO Max on “day one” in 2022. The comment was made between remarks about the state of theatrical releases, including the box office performance of Godzilla vs. Kong. However, Kilar did not state what movies are coming exclusively to HBO Max, pre-existing or otherwise.
One film recently confirmed as an HBO Max exclusive, however, is Batgirl which recently cast Leslie Grace as its lead.
Kilar noted the difference in audience appeal between big tentpole features and smaller fare, saying that the world is not “going back to the way the world was in 2015, 2016 or 2017 where windows were quite lengthy between theatrical and home …
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