The US film company Warner Bros has announced last Thursday that all the films scheduled to be released in 2021 in the US will be launched at the same time in movie theaters and on HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s (AT&T) new SVOD OTT launched in May in the US, with plans to arrive at Latin America next year.
‘We are living in unprecedented times, which require creativity to find solutions’, reported Ann Sarnoff, CEO at Warner Bros, announcing the decision that, according to several specialized websites, is expected to affect at least 17 titles that will be released throughout the year. throughout 2021. The company had reported that it would implement this same strategy with ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, which is scheduled to premiere on December 25th.
Some of the titles that will be released in the US simultaneously in movie theaters and on HBO Max will be ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’; ‘Matrix 4’; ‘Dune’; ‘The Suicide Squad’; ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’; ‘The Little Things’; ‘Judas and The Black Messiah’; ‘Tom & Jerry’; ‘Mortal Kombat’; ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’; ‘In The Heights’; ‘Reminiscence’; ‘Malignant’ and ‘King Richard’. Movies will be available on HBO Max for one month from the same day they are released in theaters. Later, they will become available on other platforms, under the TVOD mode.
HBO Max was officially launched in the US in May this year, and WarnerMedia officially announced its plans to launch the SVOD OTT in Latin America last July, although, up to now, it has not reported a specific date.