Warner Bros. News
hitfix.com – "I'm not crazy," the "Man of Steel" director says about his casting choices for the upcoming sequel. 2 days 17 hours ago via brucelee
variety.com – Warner Bros. has promoted longtime execs Jon Berg, who oversaw “The Dark Knight Rises,” and Courtenay Valenti, who supervised “The Lego Movie,” to exec VP of development and production. They will report to Greg Silverman, president of creative development and worldwide production. The promotions came in the wake of recent departures of Lynn Harris and... 2 days 20 hours ago via jetli
8:29 PM 2/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
Minecraft, the popular video game in which players explore a pre-generated world and interact with it by placing and removing cubes, is getting the big screen treatment, courtesy of the people who brought us The Lego Movie. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has acquired the features rights to Minecraft for Roy Lee and Jill Messick to produce.
Warner Bros. Boards Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass' But Kiboshes Ben Affleck & Matt Damon's Whitey Bulger Pic
fb.indiewire.com – Often in Hollywood, it's a game of massaging egos versus making decisions that are smart for the bottom line, and Warner Bros. had some tough decisions to make this week. The studio was given the opportunity to come aboard and co-finance "Black Mass," the Johnny Depp starring flick based on the life of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger. 6 days 17 hours ago via jetli
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros is signing on to co-finance and do the worldwide release of Black Mass, the Scott Cooper-directed crime drama that will star Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger, the notorious Boston mob boss suspected of using his status as FBI informant to eliminate criminal competition. He also apparently used a tip from a childhood friend-turned FBI agent that the Feds were closing in as a reason to go on the lam, and spent a decade atop the Most Wanted List until he was finally caught in California in 2011, convicted and sent to prison for the rest of his life. 1 week 9 hours ago via jetli
9:07 PM 2/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sandman, the big screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman's graphic novel, is one of those projects that has been kicking around Hollywood since forever, but nothing has materialized. Warner Bros. is giving it another go by hiring Jack Thorne to write the script, which is based on David S. Goyer's pitch, Deadline has learned.
thewrap.com – Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to the popular video game “Minecraft,” which boasts 100 million users worldwide, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Roy Lee (“The Lego Movie”) will produce under his Vertigo Entertainment banner along with Jill Messick. Warner Bros. executive Jon Berg will oversee the live-action project for the studio. 1 week 16 hours ago via jetli
Video Game Sensation ‘Minecraft’ Coming To The Big Screen As Warner Bros Acquires Rights; ‘Lego’s’ Roy Lee Producing
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Minecraft, one of the hottest video game franchises in the market today, is going to be made into a major motion picture. Warner Bros just acquired the rights to the wildly popular game from Swedish indie developer Mojang AB (Mojang means “gadget” in Swedish). The property is already getting huge interest from writers and filmmakers as Warners is putting together a live-action version. 1 week 17 hours ago via jackiechan