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Warner Bros Discovery CEO David Zaslav: “We Will Fully Embrace Theatrical”

Warner Bros Discovery CEO David Zaslav: “We Will Fully Embrace Theatrical”

In a complete about-face from the business strategy employed by former WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar, Warner Bros. Discovery boss David Zaslav made it firm today that the new merged entertainment conglomerate “will fully embrace theatrical.” Period.

“We have a different view on the wisdom of releasing direct-to-streaming films, and we have taken some aggressive steps to course-correct the previous strategy,” Zaslav said about on the previous 2021 pandemic model that was implemented to spike HBO Max subs.

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The CEO expressed his belief in the theatrical window business model today on the conglom’s Q2 earnings call.

No theatrical day-and-date experimentation with the HBO Max streaming service, nada. And as we’ve seen recently, Zaslav has gone to great lengths to course-correct the previous administration’s production plan to make movies straight for the streaming service, pulling the plug on the 70M Batgirl,

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