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More Superhero Movies Coming

15 October 2014 8:24 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Warner Bros.' Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has outlined an aggressive content strategy for the Studio aimed at increasing profits while "doubling down on outstanding content, working with the best talent and maintaining the culture that makes Warner Bros. so great...", including new stand-alone superhero movies, based on DC Comics characters:

"The demand for high quality video content is growing fast – in the United States and around the world – as new technologies have created new platforms and millions of new connected consumers," said Tsujihara. "The opportunity is huge. And no studio is better positioned to take advantage of it than Warner Bros."

As part of his presentation, Tsujihara announced a bold expansion of the industry’s broadest theatrical slate, built around the largest, most important global franchises. Warner Bros. Pictures will release three Lego-branded films over the next four years, building upon the enormous success of this year's "The Lego Movie »

- Michael Stevens

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'Fantastic Beasts' and 'Lego' Movies Release Schedule Unveiled

15 October 2014 2:18 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When Warner Bros. announced its DC Comics release slate earlier today, the official announcement also included the official release schedule for three new Lego movies (Ninjago, The Lego Batman Movie and The Lego Movie 2), set for release in 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively, and confirmation that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will become a trilogy, with each movie debuting in 2016, 2018 and 2020.

Take a look at the excerpt from Warner Bros.' official press release, then read on for more details.

Warner Bros. Pictures will release three Lego-branded films over the next four years, building upon the enormous success of this year's The Lego Movie ($468 million worldwide box office), starting with Ninjago in 2016, directed by Charlie Bean and produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Batman will take a star turn in The Lego Batman Movie in 2017, directed by Chris McKay, and the sequel, The Lego Movie 2, »

- MovieWeb

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Warner Bros. Reveal Their Massive Upcoming Release Slate

15 October 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Today, Warner Bros. officially laid down the gauntlet to Marvel as they announced and named a whole bunch of movies which they’re intending to release all of the way up to 2020. The list of films obviously contain quite a few DC titles, and the big news to come out of the announcement, made by Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara at the Time Warner Investor Day, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, was that a movie based on The Flash is set for 2018, starring Ezra Miller (The Perks Of Being A Wallflower), and Jason Momoa will officially play Aquaman in a stand-alone film in the same year.

Before all of that though, the WB will release Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and David Ayer’s Suicide Squad in 2016, a solo Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot in 2017 and Justice League: Part One in the same year, which will be directed by Zack Snyder. »

- Paul Heath

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New Harry Potter Spinoff Series Could Be More than Just a Trilogy

15 October 2014 1:17 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Fan Art by DeviantArt user HogwartSite

Warner Bros. released some additional information today on the upcoming Harry Potter spinoff trilogy, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Up to this point all we've known is that it will be directed by David Yates from a script being written by J.K. Rowling and that the first film in the trilogy would be released on November 18th, 2016.

Today we've learned from Kevin Tsujihara, the CEO of Warner Bros., that the series they are developing would “at least” be a trilogy and that we can expect to see the second and third installments on the big screen in 2018 and 2020. Now, when you use a term like "at least," it says to me that Harry Potter fans could expect more than just a trilogy. A trilogy is the least that they will do, but they are leaving the door open for more films, which is awesome. »

- Joey Paur

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Warner Bros. Pictures Announces Upcoming Super Hero And Harry Potter Spinoff Films

15 October 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Today at a Time Warner investors meeting, Warner Bros.’ Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara outlined an aggressive content strategy for the Studio aimed at increasing profits while “doubling down on outstanding content, working with the best talent and maintaining the culture that makes Warner Bros. so great.”

As part of his presentation, Tsujihara announced a bold expansion of the industry’s broadest theatrical slate, built around the largest, most important global franchises.

Warner Bros. Pictures will release three Lego-branded films over the next four years, building upon the enormous success of this year’s “The Lego Movie” ($468 million worldwide box office), starting with “Ninjago” in 2016, directed by Charlie Bean and produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Batman will take a star turn in “The Lego Batman Movie” in 2017, directed by Chris McKay, and the sequel, “The Lego Movie 2,” will debut in 2018.

The Studio will release three pictures, »

- Michelle McCue

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WB boosts tentpole pipeline

15 October 2014 11:50 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Warner Bros is lining up a war chest of three Lego-themed films in the next four years, a trio of titles based on Jk Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and “at least” 10 DC adaptations from 2016-20.

Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara outlined the aggressive global content strategy at the Time Warner investors meeting on October 15.

The plan will see the release of Ninjago in 2016, The Lego Batman Movie in 2017 and The Lego Movie 2 in 2018. The Lego Movie grossed $468m worldwide this year.

Turning to the Rowling adaptations, Warner Bros will release films based on her original story and screenwriting debut in 2016, 2018 and 2020.

Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them features magical creatures and characters inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook and its fictitious author, Newt Scamander.

David Yates, who directed the last four Harry Potter movies, will direct Fantastic Beasts and reunite with David Heyman, Rowling, [link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Updated: Warner Bros' DC Comics Movie Slate Revealed Through 2020

15 October 2014 10:50 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Warner Bros. has officially announced a massive expansion of the Studio's DC Comics-branded movie universe with plans to release a slate of at least ten movies -- as well as additional stand-alone Batman and Superman films -- from 2016 through 2020, expanding the DC universe very much in the same way Marvel has developed their Avengers universe, which expanded further with Guardians of the Galaxy earlier this year. Here's the official plans for future Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema releases of DC Comics movies, not including said stand-alone Batman and Superman films: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on March 25, 2016 Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer (Fury) on August 5, 2016 Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot on June 23, 2017 Justice League Part One directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams on November 17, 2017 The Flash starring Ezra Miller (We Need to Talk About Kevin) on March 23, 2018 Aquaman starring »

- Brad Brevet

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Could Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Span More Than Three Films?

15 October 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

DC superheroes weren’t the only talking point of today’s Time Warner Investors Day, as Warner Bros. revealed big plans for its Harry Potter-themed spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Initially, we understood that the tale of fictitious author Newt Scamander would indeed be a prequel that spanned the length of three films. However, Kevin Tsujihara — CEO of Warner Bros. — announced that the adaptation will be “at least” a trilogy, opening up possibilities for more tales set within J.K. Rowling’s wonderful world of witchcraft and wizardry.

Here’s an extract from the company’s recently-released press release:

The Studio will release three pictures, in 2016, 2018 and 2020, based on best-selling author J.K. Rowling’s original story and screenwriting debut, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” Set in an extension of her familiar wizarding world, featuring magical creatures and characters inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook and its fictitious author, »

- Michael Briers

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DC Universe Movie Slate Revealed, Including Justice League, Wonder Woman & Green Lantern

15 October 2014 9:56 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

This summer, Warner Bros. set aside release dates for a batch of unknown DC films in an effort to create a shared cinematic universe for its superheroes, similar to Marvel and Disney’s comic book structure. Since that time, fans have wondered which superheroes will get their own films and in what order they will be released and now the wait is over, as Warner Bros. has confirmed the titles to fill those empty release dates.

Here’s the list of 10 confirmed DC films in the order that they will come out:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” directed by Zack Snyder (2016) “Suicide Squad,” directed by David Ayer (2016) “Wonder Woman,” starring Gal Gadot (2017) “Justice League Part One,” directed by Zack Snyder, with Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams reprising their roles (2017) “The Flash,” starring Ezra Miller (2018) “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa (2018) “Shazam” (2019) “Justice League Part Two,” directed by Zack Snyder (2019) “Cyborg, »

- Derek Anderson

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DC Movie Release Schedule Revealed Plus Fantastic Beasts And Lego Movies Dates

15 October 2014 9:52 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Today at a Time Warner investors meeting, Warner Bros.’ Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara outlined an aggressive content strategy for the Studio aimed at increasing profits while “doubling down on outstanding content, working with the best talent and maintaining the culture that makes Warner Bros. so great.”

Tsujihara said: 

“The demand for high quality video content is growing fast – in the United States and around the world – as new technologies have created new platforms and millions of new connected consumers. The opportunity is huge. And no studio is better positioned to take advantage of it than Warner Bros.

As part of his presentation, Tsujihara announced a bold expansion of the industry’s broadest theatrical slate, built around the largest, most important global franchises. Warner Bros. Pictures will release three Lego-branded films over the next four years, building upon the enormous success of this year’s “The Lego Movie” ($468 million worldwide »

- Kellvin Chavez

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DC Movie Release Schedule Reveals 'Justice League', 'Wonder Woman' in 2017

15 October 2014 9:48 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Today at a Time Warner investors meeting, Warner Bros.' Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara outlined an aggressive content strategy for the Studio aimed at increasing profits while "doubling down on outstanding content, working with the best talent and maintaining the culture that makes Warner Bros. so great."

In a massive expansion of the Studio's DC Entertainment-branded content, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema will release a slate of at least 10 movies, as well as stand-alone Batman and Superman films, from 2016 through 2020 that expands this prized universe of characters:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Snyder (2016)

Suicide Squad, directed by David Ayer (2016)

Wonder Woman, starring Gal Gadot (2017)

Justice League Part 1, directed by Zack Snyder, with Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams reprising their roles (2017)

The Flash, starring Ezra Miller (2018)

Aquaman starring Jason Momoa (2018)

Shazam! (2019)

Justice League Part 2, directed by Zack Snyder (2019)

Cyborg, starring Ray Fisher »

- MovieWeb

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WB Announces Three ‘Lego’ Movies & ‘Harry Potter’ Spin-Off Trilogy

15 October 2014 9:37 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

After building over $468 million in global box office this year with The Lego Movie, Warner Bros. has three more Lego-branded films set to hit theaters in the next four years, Kevin Tsujihara announced today as part of WB’s super-sized shareholder announcement. In addition to investing in the Lego brand and its massive DC slate, the studio is plotting three films based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them to be released in in 2016, 2018 and 2020.

The first Lego pic to hit will be Ninjago, directed by Charlie Bean based on the ninja-themed Lego line anchoring a hit TV animated Cartoon Network series of the same name. Lego Movie producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee, plus Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are aboard to produce.

The Lego Batman Movie will spin-off the popular Lego Movie character voiced by Will Arnett into »

- Jen Yamato

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Charlie Hunnam to play 'King Arthur' for Guy Ritchie in potential new franchise

28 August 2014 6:53 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) Charlie Hunnam, star of "Sons of Anarchy" and "Pacific Rim," is in final negotiations for the title role in director Guy Ritchie’s "King Arthur" (aka "Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur"), Deadline reports. Warner Bros. is said to envision an epic six-movie fantasy retelling of the Arthurian saga, conceived by "Awake" screenwriter Joby Harold, who penned the first installment. Ritchie had been developing his own King Arthur project with his partner Lionel Wigram before boarding this film. Hunnam’s "Pacific Rim" co-star Idris Elba is in the running to play Bedivere, the right-hand man of Arthur’s father who becomes the young king’s mentor. "King Arthur" is set for release July 22, 2016. »

- TJ Dietsch, Comic Book Resources

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New Trailer, Poster & Photos for Seventh Son

28 August 2014 12:56 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

“An order of noble knights combatting the forces of darkness. It says here that there are a thousand of you.” “They’ve all died.” Jeff Bridges plays a sole survivor of mystical warriors in Seventh Son, a film crawling with colossal creatures. A Legendary Pictures movie due out this winter from Universal, Seventh Son features otherworldly elements that are explored in a new trailer, poster and photos.

“In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar® winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Julianne Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom.

Sergei Bodrov directed Seventh Son »

- Derek Anderson

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New Poster and Trailer Released for Seventh Son

28 August 2014 12:48 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

After a few release date shuffles, and one really fun looking trailer, marketing for Seventh Son is finally kicking back in.  Today brings an all new trailer for the fantasy film, along with a poster to boot.  Come inside to check them both out! 

About this time last year, marketing on Seventh Son began in earnest and people were preparing themselves for the sword and sorcery film in October 2013...Then the film got pushed to January 2014.  No big deal, but then all of a sudden Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. parted ways.  The film was in flux and it was pulled from the release schedule (because no one knew what to do with it).  Along came Universal Pictures who became Legendary's new partner and the film was given a new release date of February 6, 2015.  

Many fans were disheartened by the fact the film was being pushed back by over a year and, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Legendary's Seventh Son Returns With a New Poster and Trailer

28 August 2014 11:11 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Legendary has granted us a new trailer and one-sheet for its upcoming release of Seventh Son, and we have the whole enchilada right here for you to chew on. Read on for the eye candy and details.

Seventh Son Release Details

Starring Oscar® winner Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, and Julianne Moore and based on the book series The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney, Seventh Son arrives in theaters February 6, 2015.

In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom.

Sergei Bodrov directed Seventh Son from a screenplay »

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Second 'Seventh Son' Trailer Starring Jeff Bridges

28 August 2014 10:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Nearly one year after Legendary Pictures took their fantasy adventure Seventh Son from Warner Bros. to their new home at Universal Pictures, the studio has finally released a brand new trailer.

Jeff Bridges stars as a warrior who travels across the globe to find the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes), whose incredible powers can defeat an evil queen (Julianne Moore). In addition, we also have a new poster for director Sergey Bodrov's fantasy adventure, co-starring Olivia Williams, Antje Traue, Alicia Vikander and Djimon Hounsou, arriving in theaters February 6, 2015.

In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish »

- MovieWeb

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Charlie Hunnam Is "King Arthur" For Guy Ritchie

27 August 2014 6:44 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam has apparently emerged as director Guy Ritchie’s choice and is said to be in final negotiations play King Arthur in Ritchie's film about the Arthurian legend at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Jamie Dornan was previously suggested as a potential candidate a few weeks ago, but his commitment to the "Fifty Shades Of Grey" franchise may have gotten in the way of his casting. If that report was true then it's an interesting bit of irony considering Dornan replaced Hunnam in the lead role in 'Grey'. It has also been reported that Henry Cavill and Jai Courtney read for the part.

Joby Harold wrote the current version of the script for what is being seen as a potential franchise. Akiva Goldsman, Tory Tunnell and Lionel Wigram are producing.

"Luther" and "Thor" actor Idris Elba is also reportedly circling the role of Merlin, whilst Elizabeth Olsen »

- Garth Franklin

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Charlie Hunnam Will Play King Arthur for Guy Ritchie; Elizabeth Olsen Female Frontrunner

27 August 2014 6:04 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We’ve known for a while that Guy Ritchie has been trying to get his version of King Arthur going (though perhaps not as the six feature films originally intended).  Things got a bit more real last month when Idris Elba was cast as a “Merlin-esque figure who trains and mentors Arthur.”  Now it appears as though they may have cast Arthur himself in the form of Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim, Sons of Anarchy).  In addition, Elizabeth Olsen (Godzilla, Martha Marcy May Marlene) is said to be the frontrunner for the female lead. The film was written by Joby Harold and will be produced by Akiva Goldsman and Tory Tunnel.  Warner Bros. will be releasing the film in 2D and 3D on July 22, 2016.  Hit the jump for more on Charlie Hunnam (and maybe Elizabeth Olsen) joining King Arthur. Per Deadline, Hunnam is in "final negotiations" for the role.  Ritchie seems »

- Evan Dickson

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‘Sons Of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam Is Guy Ritchie’s Choice For King Arthur

27 August 2014 5:06 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Going into his seventh and final season as the prince of the motorcycle club in Sons Of Anarchy, Charlie Hunnam will next have the opportunity to rise to king. Hunnam is director Guy Ritchie’s choice to play King Arthur in the epic Warner Bros project hatched by Joby Harold and intended to span six films. Harold wrote the first script and Akiva Goldsman is producing through Weed Road with Harold and Tory Tunnell through Safehouse Pictures, and Ritchie’s partner Lionel Wigram. Hunnam is in final negotiations to play the man who pulls the sword from the stone.

Related: Will Guy Ritchie Pull Sword From Stone After All And Make King Arthur Movie At Warner Bros?

If you ever doubted whether Hunnam made the right call passing on playing Christian Grey in Fifty Shades Of Grey, well, this story then is mean to convince you he is in pretty good shape. »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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