Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Meet With Hollywood Executives, But Protesters Aren’t Impressed

Getty Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will meet with plenty of Hollywood heavy hitters next week — but protesters also hope to make a big impression. One person familiar with the crown prince’s schedule told TheWrap he plans to dine at the home of producer Brian Grazer, whose credits include “A Beautiful Mind” and “Apollo … Read more

The ‘Star Wars’ Defense: Feds, AT&T and Time Warner Bicker in Juicy Pretrial Filings

Antitrust proceedings might not sound like the sexiest spectator sport, but the Department of Justice and hopeful couple AT&T and Time Warner ratcheted up the drama in legal filings on Friday, ahead of their looming showdown in court. The government floated a conspiracy theory that the combined companies will hold content hostage — Warner Bros. … Read more

Greg Berlanti Says DC Films’ ‘Booster Gold’ Movie Still in the Works at Warner Bros

It’s been a few years since we’ve seen any movement on the “Booster Gold” movie, a DC Comics adaptation about a thoroughly modern superhero that is being shepherded at Warner Bros. by busiest-person-alive Greg Berlanti. “It’s still in development with DC,” Berlanti told TheWrap about the feature, which is based on one of the quirkier … Read more

The Worst Parts of ‘Justice League,’ From Superman’s CGI Mouth to That Underwater Battle

“Justice League,” while certainly never approaching the creative nadir that was the DC movie “Suicide Squad,” is really just not a good movie. It’s silly-but-not-in-a-good-way, it’s nonsensical, it’s sort of inexplicably chaotic. “Justice League” is, at the end of the day, simply a movie that’s very hard to understand what its deal is. So, in … Read more

‘Conjuring’ Spinoff ‘The Nun’ Pushed Back From Summer Release Date

Warner Bros. has moved “Conjuring” spinoff “The Nun” from its summer release slot closer to Halloween. Previously scheduled for July 13 of this year, “The Nun” will now open on Sept. 7. The weekend after Labor Day is a coveted one, as it was home to “It” last year, which broke various records and went … Read more

Here’s Why Superman’s Mouth Looks Weird in ‘Justice League’

Warner Bros (Note: this post was originally published on Nov. 16, 2017) So you’ve seen “Justice League” and watched Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Aquaman, the Flash and Cyborg team up to defeat a big ole bad guy and save the world from some kind of harsh apocalyptic future. But something about the movie is nagging … Read more

Inside the Warner Bros Shakeup and What It Means for AT&T Merger

The shakeup at Warner Bros. on Tuesday seems aimed at making the studio nimble enough to deal with the uncertainty in its immediate future: corporate merger, standalone sale or none of the above. But, for the record, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara went out of his way to deny that this was the case. “It … Read more

Hollywood in 2018: The Old Order Ends, a New One Rises

Three months ago, I wrote that the change that has been years in coming to the entertainment industry was upon us. “The new world has been a long time coming, but it seems to be here,” I wrote at the opening of TheWrap’s annual Grill conference on October 1. “The outlines of the new entertainment … Read more

20 Biggest Movie Letdowns of 2017: From ‘Life’ to ‘Justice League’ (Photos)

While there were huge hits, 2017 also gave us big gambles that didn’t pay off, franchise films that look like they have diminishing returns, and would-be franchises that are unlikely to see a sequel. Here are the 20 biggest movie letdowns of the year. Columbia Pictures “The Dark Tower”:Stephen King Fans waited for a decade to … Read more