Ponder Lady 1984 may well have pioneered the method of hitting theaters and HBO Max at the same time, but it is not going to be the past.
The Warner Bros. Shots Team introduced right now that its overall 2021 motion picture slate, which features Dune, The Suicide Squad, and Matrix 4, will make their streaming debuts on HBO Max the similar day they open up in theaters in the U.S.
The movies will continue to be accessible on HBO Max for 1 thirty day period, beyond which they will proceed playing in theaters.
Other titles at the moment expected to open up in 2021 adhering to this method contain House Jam: A New Legacy, In the Heights, The Several Saints of Newark, The Tiny Matters, Judas and the Black Messiah, Tom & Jerry, Godzilla vs. Kong, Mortal Kombat, Those Who Would like Me Dead, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Reminiscence, Malignant, King Richard, and Cry Macho. (As the press launch notes, nevertheless, that checklist of titles is subject to change.)
“We’re living in unprecedented situations which get in touch with for innovative options, which includes this new initiative for the Warner Bros. Images Team,” said Ann Sarnoff, Chair and CEO of WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group, in a release. “No a single would like films back on the major display additional than we do. We know new content is the lifeblood of theatrical exhibition, but we have to equilibrium this with the reality that most theaters in the U.S. will most likely operate at lessened potential throughout 2021.”
At this time, there are no confirmed designs for this launched tactic to carry on past 2021.