WarnerMedia, Black List launch writer pipeline

2+ WarnerMedia and The Black List, the film and television industry’s premiere screenwriting marketplace for aspiring and working screenwriters, will launch a pipeline initiative to provide visibility and feedback for aspiring professional screenwriters to identify exceptional writers for episodic content, with access to decision-makers and creatives within WarnerMedia.  Through partner organizations, WarnerMedia will identify up to … Continue reading “WarnerMedia, Black List launch writer pipeline”

WarnerMedia secures Issa Rae for five years

1+ Today, WarnerMedia announced a five-year overall deal with Issa Rae, extending their relationship with the Emmy-nominated creator, executive producer and star of HBO’s Emmy-winning Insecure.  The deal is exclusive to WarnerMedia for all forms of television, to include HBO, HBO Max and Warner Bros. Television, and a first-look for features with Warner Bros. Pictures Group, … Continue reading “WarnerMedia secures Issa Rae for five years”

Ad Council, WarnerMedia team for mask-wearing ad

1+ The Ad Council, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and WarnerMedia today announced the launch of a new PSA featuring key moments from some of Warner Bros.’ most famous film franchises to encourage all Americans to continue to wear face masks to protect themselves and their loves ones from COVID-19. While COVID-19 … Continue reading “Ad Council, WarnerMedia team for mask-wearing ad”

Stage 13 joins WarnerMedia with two Sundance panels

1+ Stage 13, the award-winning and Emmy-nominated original content studio, is premiering two virtual panels at the 2021 WarnerMedia Lodge held during the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The two panels will be discussing two of Stage 13’s award-winning franchise series: Two Sentence Horror Stories, the horror anthology on The  CW Network, and Family Style, the unscripted Asian … Continue reading “Stage 13 joins WarnerMedia with two Sundance panels”

WarnerMedia shakes up divisions, DC affected

1+ There was a an 8.6 quake in Burbank, only it wasn’t on a fault line. It happened at WarnerMedia, as the entertainment company shook up all divisions. Among those said to be losing their positions are editor-in-chief Bob Harris, senior VP of publishing strategy and support services Hank Kanalz, VP of marketing and creative services … Continue reading “WarnerMedia shakes up divisions, DC affected”

WarnerMedia & AT&T create $250k fund for Atlanta Arts

1+ WarnerMedia, an AT&T company, announced the establishment of a COVID-19 relief fund that will provide Atlanta-based artistic and cultural institutions with resources needed to elevate storytelling and continue creating during these challenging times. WarnerMedia and AT&T created the $250,000 relief fund with a special focus on small-to-medium arts and cultural institutions in Atlanta. “We … Continue reading “WarnerMedia & AT&T create $250k fund for Atlanta Arts”

Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam is filming

1+ It’s happening. Sweet Christmas. Oops wrong comic universe. But it is Christmas for those who have been waiting for Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam to finally go before the cameras. For those unaware of the character, Black Adam was created by Otto Binder and C. C. Beck for DC Comics. The anti-hero is one of the archenemies of the superhero Shazam! and … Continue reading “Dwayne Johnson confirms Black Adam is filming”

HBO Max orders The Real Magic Mike unscripted series

1+ HBO Max has ordered The Real Magic Mike (working title), an unscripted competition series from Eureka Productions and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, set to debut on the streamer later this year. Created by the actual producers behind the Magic Mike franchise, including Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh, comes an exhilarating and sexy series … Continue reading “HBO Max orders The Real Magic Mike unscripted series”

Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.

1+ Academy award winner and Justice League scribe Chris Terrio is airing his grievances in an exclusive and wide ranging interview with Vanity Fair. Not to mince words, the man is super pissed off and despises what happened to his DC films just as much as the haters do.  After remaining silent on the matter, … Continue reading “Justice League writer airs his beef with Warner Bros.”

It’s Toons vs Goons in first Space Jam trailer

1+ Welcome to the Jam! Basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event Space Jam: A New Legacy, from director Malcolm D. Lee and an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and Maverick Carter. This transformational journey is a manic mashup of … Continue reading “It’s Toons vs Goons in first Space Jam trailer”

Mahershala Ali narrates new P&G film ‘Widen the Screen’

1+ The Procter & Gamble Company today announced the creation of an expansive content creation, talent development and partnership platform that enables and advocates for increased inclusion of Black creators across the advertising, film and television industries. To accomplish this the brand turned to Grey New York and acclaimed actor Mahershala Ali to create Widen … Continue reading “Mahershala Ali narrates new P&G film ‘Widen the Screen’”

ArtClass signs director Shaun Collings

1+ Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed Director Shaun Collings for representation. Collings is a versatile director and creative director known for his design-driven storytelling. His body of work encompasses projects for Under Armour, Acura, General Mills, Oculus, Nike, TaylorMade, and ESPN, the latter of which included the award-winning deepfake-style spot for the network’s The … Continue reading “ArtClass signs director Shaun Collings”

Watch the trailer for HBO’s ‘The Nevers’

1+ HBO drama series The Nevers debuts Part One of its first season with six episodes beginning on SUNDAY, APRIL 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Part Two’s six episodes will follow at a later date, to be announced. The series will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. Here’s the plot for the Joss … Continue reading “Watch the trailer for HBO’s ‘The Nevers’”

SXSW: Stage 13 brings 3 panels online

1+ Stage 13, the award-winning and Emmy-nominated original content studio, brings three panels focused on its original series and feature to the WarnerMedia Rise venue at the SXSW Online 2021 festival starting Tuesday, March 16 through Thursday, March 18.  The two panels are “Family Style: Surviving Production During the Pandemic,” and “Two Sentence Horror Stories: Using Horror to … Continue reading “SXSW: Stage 13 brings 3 panels online”

Karl Stewart joins Hush as Talent Manager

0 Reflecting its renewed commitment to fostering a strong, values-driven company culture, experience design firm HUSH has welcomed dynamic human resources professional Karl Stewart as their new Talent and People Manager. Bringing expertise from across the technology, healthcare, media, design and hospitality industries, Stewart will aid HUSH in underlining a clear vision of the organization’s future amid … Continue reading “Karl Stewart joins Hush as Talent Manager”

Final ‘Justice League’ trailer reveals…

1+ Here it is! The final trailer for director Zack Snyder’s 4-hour opus Justice League has arrived from HBO Max and it is pretty effin’ epic. Besides the out-of-this-world visuals and action, there is a whole lot more gravitas here than in the mostly-forgotten 2017 theatrical version. This ain’t “Josstice League.” There are an assortment … Continue reading “Final ‘Justice League’ trailer reveals…”

Lexus teams with Ronny Chieng for Lunar New Year

1+ To ring in the Year of the Ox, Lexus has partnered with Ronny Chieng to write and direct a branded content piece examining the etiquette of gift-giving during the global cultural holiday. The video, from IW Group, features the Crazy Rich Asians star and Daily Show correspondent, driving a 2021 Lexus IS F SPORT … Continue reading “Lexus teams with Ronny Chieng for Lunar New Year”

Zack Snyder reveals Darkseid in JL teaser

1+ Zack Snyder recently posted an 18-second teaser for Zach Snyder’s Justice League along with the promise that we will be treated to a “full length” trailer in just 3 days as a Valentine’s Day gift to fans. Oh, and there’s Darkseid. Even though this teaser is meager in length, there is a wealth of information … Continue reading “Zack Snyder reveals Darkseid in JL teaser”

Charisma Carpenter accuses Joss Whedon of hostile set

1+ From 1997-2003 viewers tuned into Buffy the Vampire Slayer  weekly on the (now defunct) WB network, and then from 1997-2003 we tuned in to watch the spin off called Angel. In 2017, Kai Cole, show creator Joss Whedon’s ex-wife clued us into the fact that things were not so peachy in Sunnydale. Now, Charisma … Continue reading “Charisma Carpenter accuses Joss Whedon of hostile set”

Lovecraft, Insecure lead WB NAACP Image TV noms

1+ NAACP announced its nominees for the organization’s 52nd annual NAACP Image Awards, which celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts and those who promote social justice through their creative work. Brands across WarnerMedia’s portfolio like Cartoon Network, CNN, HBO Max, HBO and TBS received nominations across 30 different … Continue reading “Lovecraft, Insecure lead WB NAACP Image TV noms”