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The DCU Heads to Prime Video Headline News

Warner Bros. Television Set to Close DCU Animation Deal with Amazon

Warner TV exec Channing Dungey hints at the DC-branded Prime Video streaming content deal as well as exploring animated IP on different platforms, including HBO Max.

A New Potter Era? Headline News

Is Warner Teaming with J.K. Rowling for More ‘Harry Potter’ Films?

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav plans to revitalize the studio’s finances by reviving successful franchises, such as DCU and ‘Harry Potter’ films, if the controversial author will agree.

Who Gets the DC Nod Headline News

Dan Lin No Longer in Talks to Rule the DCEU

The prolific producer exits negotiations on possible role to take charge of all things DC superhero; position would report directly to company CEO David Zaslav, effectively relieving current DC Films president Walter Hamada of his duties.

Cat’s on the Move Headline News

Gore Verbinski’s ‘Cattywumpus’ Exits Netflix

The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ director’s new animated film, featuring fuzzy space felines, will be shopped to other studios despite production being well underway at the streaming giant.

The Hits Keep on Coming! Headline News

HBO Max Axes ‘Batman: Caped Crusader’ Animated Series

Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves’ highly anticipated continuation of the highly influential mid-90s ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ will no longer move forward at the streamer but will be shopped to other networks.

Business Headline News

HBO Max Cancels ‘Driftwood’ Three Months After Being Greenlit

The animated feature gets the axe as part of Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslov’s mission to cut $3 billion in costs; executives Tom Ascheim and Allison Abbate among staffers let go in the cost-cutting effort.

Content Massacre Headline News

HBO Max Removes ‘Little Ellen’ Despite 20 Episodes Ready to Air

The 2D animated preschool series that follows the antics of a 7-year-old Ellen DeGeneres has been unceremoniously canceled and removed from the streaming platform, despite multiple unreleased episodes from the next two seasons remaining to stream.

Stalked by Evil Headline News

Adult Swim’s ‘Housing Complex C’ Anime Horror Series Coming to Toonami

The new show, premiering in October, follows a girl who always finds trouble – but when terrible things befall her and her neighbors, it seems that an ancient evil may be at work.

Business Headline News

MotorTrend+ Greenlights ‘Super Turbo Story Time’ Adult Animated Series

Titmouse to co-produce new 2D animated show bringing car lovers together to share their wildest automotive stories, all while riffing and lobbing jokes at one another; release set for Q1 2023.

People Headline News

Adriano Schmid Named VP of PBS Kids Content

Hailing from Warner Bros. Discovery, the exec comes onboard June 13, tasked with driving expansion of the kids’ multi-platform content strategy while developing new approaches to production for emerging platforms and overseeing the PBS Kid’s content team.

It’s All Happening in June Headline News

Mifa 2022 Reveals Expansive Program Line-up

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:24am

Market highlights include pitch sessions, partner screenings and Talent Acquisition Recruitment Sessions and Talks; event runs June 14-17.