Exciting information: Warner Bros. will drop its total 2021 film slate onto HBO Max the identical day as their theatrical launch dates.
While many film theaters throughout the nation have reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines warning teams to keep away from congregating inside, just about making private streaming and the occasional drive-in film second the one method to safely get pleasure from new movies till additional discover.
According to a press release launched on Thursday, December 3, new Warner Bros. motion pictures can be out there on the streaming service for a complete of 31 days beginning on the premiere date. After the one-month streaming interval, the film will nonetheless be out there in theaters.
“We’re living in unprecedented times, which call for creative solutions, including this new initiative for the Warner Bros. Pictures Group,” Ann Sarnoff, WarnerMedia Studios chair and CEO, mentioned in a press release, per Entertainment Weekly. “No one wants films back on the big screen more than we do. We know new content is the lifeblood of theatrical exhibition, but we have to balance this with the reality that most theaters in the U.S. will likely operate at reduced capacity throughout 2021. With this unique one-year plan, we can support our partners in exhibition with a steady pipeline of world-class films, while also giving moviegoers who may not have access to theaters or aren’t quite ready to go back to the movies the chance to see our amazing 2021 films. We see it as a win-win for film lovers and exhibitors, and we’re extremely grateful to our filmmaking partners for working with us on this innovative response to these circumstances.”
Just a number of the 2021 movies Warner Bros. has arising: Dune, starring Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya; In the Heights, the Tony-award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Crazy Rich Asian’s Jon M. Chu; and The Suicide Squad that includes Margot Robbie reprising her function as Harley Quinn.
HBO Max was already set to stream Wonder Woman: 1984 on the identical day because it hits theaters on December 25.
The greatest a part of this information is these motion pictures can be added to the streaming service at no extra cost to prospects. HBO Max is presently out there for $15/month or free for Xfinity prospects.
I do not find out about you, however I plan on shopping for a projector and the biggest display I presumably can for my non-public, at-home viewing of In the Heights. And when theaters are a protected possibility once more, I’ll be there.