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Every 2021 Warner Bros Film Will Stream on HBO Max for Free

The ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the movie industry as we know it, and its ramifications are going to continue into the foreseeable future. Warner Bros., attempting to deal with that uncertain future, has just announced a shocking, unprecedented step.


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Today the studio behind some of the biggest blockbusters in the world has announced that its entire 2021 movie slate will follow the model being established by Wonder Woman 1984 on Christmas day. Warner’s films will launch in theaters and on-demand on HBO Max simultaneously, available in 4K HDR and free to subscribers in the U.S. for one month, before continuing their theatrical runs domestically and internationally (as with Wonder Woman, no details about a similar limited window has been confirmed for international markets,

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MGM And Black List Launch Two-Year Feature Film Script Writing Partnership To Discover Underrepresented Voices

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Continuing its effort to bolster stories from historically underrepresented communities, The Black List is teaming with MGM to launch a two-year feature film script writing partnership to discover new voices. The initiative is committed to identifying new writers who want to tell original stories with universal appeal for the big screen. The Black List founder Franklin Leonard revealed the news on CNBC on Thursday.

Every six months over the next two years, The Black List will deliver a shortlist of new feature film writing candidates to MGM for consideration. MGM will then look to select one writer from each six-month cycle to receive a two-step Guild minimum blind script deal and the opportunity to work with the iconic studio. The first opt-in period for the partnership begins today and will close February 23, 2021.

“Franklin Leonard has dedicated his career to advancing great

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Morning mail: PM’s flight to Murdoch party, US Covid nightmare, Port Arthur film row |

Good morning, this is Imogen Dewey bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 4 December.

Top stories

Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg billed taxpayers almost $5,000 to take the prime minister’s private jet on a whirlwind trip to Sydney on the night of Lachlan Murdoch’s Christmas party last year. The ministers left Canberra after 6pm, attending the Bellevue Hill soiree and then returning to the capital before 9am the next morning. Peter Dutton was also on the flights, although it is unclear whether he attended the party, held on 5 December as Sydney was shrouded in bushfire smoke.

The US has reported a record 3,000 Covid deaths in a single day, and more than 200,000 new cases, only the second time that barrier has been breached. States face the daunting task of planning who will get a vaccine first – as top doctor Anthony Fauci has suggested

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Gal Gadot Set to Star in Upcoming James Bond-Style Spy Film Heart of Stone

Move over, James Bond — there’s going to be a new spy in town.



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Gal Gadot is set to star in Heart of Stone, the first film in Skydance Media’s potential international spy franchise, which will have a “female spin,” according to Deadline.

The Old Guard’s Greg Rucka and Allison Schroeder, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Hidden Figures, will write the script, the outlet reported. Meanwhile, director Tom Harper, whose credits include The Aeronauts and Wild Rose, is in talks to head the production.



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The film will also be released through Gadot’s production company Pilot Wave, which she formed in Oct. 2019 with husband Jaron Varsano.

RELATED: Lashana Lynch Says She Received ‘Attacks’ and ‘Abuse’ for Making History as First Black Female 007

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IN THE HEIGHTS Film Will Hit HBO Max & Theaters at the Same Time

IN THE HEIGHTS Film Will Hit HBO Max & Theaters at the Same Time

Warner Bros. announced today that their entire 2021 film slate will be available on HBO Max on the same day the films are released in theaters. After a one-month stay, the films, including “In The Heights,” will leave the platform, but continue playing theatrically.

Other brand new Warner Bros. films that will be available to stream in 2021 include Denzel Washington’s The Little Things, Judas and the Black Messiah, Tom & Jerry, Godzilla vs. Kong, Mortal Kombat, Those Who Wish Me Dead, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Suicide Squad, Reminiscence, Malignant, Dune, The Many Saints of Newark, King Richard, Cry Macho and Matrix 4, according to Deadline.

Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO, WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group, made the announcement this morning. The groundbreaking decision was described as a “strategic response to the impact of the ongoing global pandemic.”

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‘Dune,’ ‘Matrix 4,’ and Every 2021 Warner Bros. Film to Debut on HBO Max and in Theaters at Same Time

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Warner Bros. Pictures Group has announced its entire 2021 film slate will open via a “distribution model in which Warner Bros. will continue to exhibit the films theatrically worldwide, while adding an exclusive one month access period on the HBO Max streaming platform in the U.S. concurrent with the film’s domestic release.” The strategy is identical to studio’s upcoming release of “Wonder Woman 1984,” which launches in theaters and on HBO Max for a month on December 25. Following the one-month HBO Max streaming run, all films will continue to play exclusively in theaters “with all customary distribution windows applying to the title.”

Warner Bros. has the following films included on its 2021 slate for now (release dates could change, of course): “The Little Things,” “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Tom & Jerry,” “Godzilla vs. Kong,” “Mortal Kombat,” “Those Who Wish Me Dead,”

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Warner Bros. to Debut Entire 2021 Film Slate, Including ‘Dune’ and ‘Matrix 4,’ Both on HBO Max and In Theaters

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When Warner Bros. announced that “Wonder Woman 1984” would land on the streaming service HBO Max on Christmas, the same time it debuts in theaters, many expected it to be an isolated case in response to an unprecedented pandemic.

Instead, the studio will deploy a similar release strategy for the next 12 months. In a surprising break from industry standards, Warner Bros.’ entire 2021 slate — a list of films that includes “The Matrix 4,” Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” remake, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical adaptation of “In the Heights,” “Sopranos” prequel “The Many Saints of Newark” and “The Suicide Squad” — will debut both on HBO Max and in theaters on their respective release dates. The shocking move to simultaneously release movies day-and-date underscores the crisis facing movie theaters and the rising importance of streaming services in the wake of a global health crisis that’s

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A24 and Scott Rudin Productions to Film ‘Shuggie Bain’ TV Adaptation

A24 and Scott Rudin Productions have acquired the rights to the 2020 novel “Shuggie Bain” to develop a television series based on it.

Wrritten by Douglas Stuart, “Shuggie Bain” tells of a young boy growing up in 1980s Scotland. All the titular character hopes to achieve is a semblance of normalcy as he’s forced to care for his alcoholic mother — Agnes Bain — and survive the rigors of being teased by others for his effeminate qualities. It is inspired by Stuart’s childhood in Glasgow.

“I am thrilled to be partnering with A24 and Scott Rudin Productions in bringing ‘Shuggie Bain’ to the screen,” Stuart said in a statement. “I often thought of the book in cinematic terms, and the glamourous, calamitous Agnes Bain certainly believes herself to be the star of her own movie. This is a chance to show the city of Glasgow with all her tenacity and

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Premiere: Dappy Shares Captivating Short Film For New Song “Intro”

For the past two years, Camden-born star Dappy has been busy giving out features to everyone from Lotto Boyzz and Sneakbo to Poundz and Russ Millions, but today he returns with his first solo drop in a while with “Intro”, a song produced by Rxwntree and Mr. Mikas.   

Shooting to fame in the early 2000s as the frontman of N-Dubz, the celebrated rapper-singer has since created a lane for himself as one of the UK’s most musically-minded artists, with platinum records to show for it. It’s also fair to say that Dappy has lived the ultimate rockstar lifestyle, but he’s never forgotten where he comes from as shown in his new short film for “Intro”. In the clip, we see a young Dappy go through life on the blocks in Camden—before and after the fame—and also how certain friendships pan out, pieced together by heartfelt rhymes and a catchy melody.  

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Cynthia Erivo Stars in African Princess Historical Film

Oscar-nominated actor, singer and songwriter Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”) will star in and produce a film based on the life of 19th century African princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta.

Omoba Aina, an Egbado princess of the Yoruba people, was orphaned and enslaved by a West African king, then was “gifted” to Queen Victoria in 1850, taken to England and renamed Sarah Forbes Bonetta. The Queen’s patronage put the princess at the center of British aristocracy but did not shield her from public scrutiny, personal suffering, or the dangers of a court which was fundamentally suspicious of her as a strong, educated Black woman.

Erivo will produce the film via her production company Edith’s Daughter with Solome Williams, SunnyMarch’s Leah Clarke and Adam Ackland, and Rienkje Attoh from So & So Productions. Benedict Cumberbatch will executive produce.

Development is financed by BBC Film, and Walter Dean Myers’ biography “At Her Majesty’s Request” has

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