Loyalty can do a lot of good when you’re in the entertainment business. However, that trust can only take you so far, and those limitations have apparently been tested at Warner Bros.New CEO David Zaslav tries to cut fat, cancel production upcoming movies At the studio, the seriousness with which he runs the company is on full display.That’s why he reportedly wasn’t happy when he found out about Clint Eastwood’s failure crying macho It was made even though executives didn’t think it would be a box office winner.
Earlier meetings between Zaslav and other studio executives reportedly revealed this.In an article in The Wall Street Journalit was mentioned that Warner Bros allows brass crying macho Going forward despite assuming a loss of millions. reason?Clearly Eastwood is not only a high-profile actor/director, but has also brought great success to the studio, such as Dirty Harry (Dirty Raven movies and unforgivable, he never goes over budget and always arrives on time. David Zaslav dismissed this answer, responding as follows:
considering how crying macho The results that would perform at the box office turned out to be absolutely correct. Even with a budget of just $33 million, Clint Eastwood’s latest film only brought in about $15.5 million during its theatrical release.this may not help crying macho Also debuting on HBO Maxas part of a film series testing the waters for the future of the film show.
After the recent merger between Warner Bros. and Discovery was completed, David Zaslav went straight to cleaning the house. Zaslav not only canceled magic twins Moviebut He also suspended scripting for TNT and TBS. While a firm believer in attracting talent that will bring glory to Warner Bros, the profile quoted above has David citing a Tom Cruise fan business mantra Jerry Maguire familiar:
The way David Zaslav has run his business at Warner Bros may make one wonder how far his loyalty to the brand and personality can go in his decision-making.thinking Zaslav and magic world Franchise creator JK Rowling. with the last two Fantastic Beasts Movies that underperformed at the box office, at least compared to the franchise’s past efforts, the disparity could be meaningful later onHarry Potter world.In fact, it may be the decision whether they will become Fantastic Beasts 4 In theaters or HBO Max.
The power of loyalty is a two-pronged argument, even on the Warner Lot. In the pre-Zaslav era, we saw the bond between the studio and Christopher Nolan tested and ultimately broken. Simultaneous streaming experiments in 2021 Nolan and Warner Bros.., offering his next film Oppenheimer Compete with Universal Pictures. While David Zaslav reportedly believes the studio owes nothing to its creators, I guess the loss of the director may still be a bit of a sting.
A new day is upon us at Warner Bros., and I’m curious to see where this new regime is headed.However, if you haven’t seen crying macho or Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret, both films are currently streaming on the HBO Max platform.Meanwhile, Warner Bros.’ next test for film marketing will be Buzz Luhrmann Elvisjust made its polarizing debut at the Cannes Film Festival. The film opens in theaters on June 24.