The executive said a 17-day window would have been a perfect solution for Hollywood tentpoles such as 'Mulan.' AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron took a victory lap Thursday when discussing a historic agreement with Universal Pictures that shatters the traditional theatrical window and gives Universal the option of debuting a movie on premium VOD 17 days after it opens on the big screen. … [Read more...] about AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron Says Early PVOD Will Become “Industry Standard”
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Just like with Universal and AMC’s news last week to shorten windows — it remains to be seen whether other exhibitors go along with it — we don’t know the financial impact of these decisions until movie theaters open up. Universal swears that it won’t shorten the window on a tentpole, and that the plan is strictly meant for product that doesn’t perform at an enormous global level, or smaller fare. All of this noise is over what many are theorizing right now, but not what’s actually being practiced. … [Read more...] about ‘Mulan’ Madness: With A Potential Disney+ Windfall, Will Studio Still Need Movie Theaters?
You may recall that Avengers: Infinity War directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo let it slip that Captain Marvel will be a part of this massive adventure, which some fans think may explain why Brie Larson was cast so early, since Captain Marvel doesn't hit theaters until March 8, 2019, right between Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled Avengers sequel set to hit theaters on May 3, 2019. Production on Infinity War is currently under way, but Marvel still hasn't released a full cast list at this time. … [Read more...] about Brie Larson Wishes Captain Marvel Movies Existed When She Was Growing Up
While some films are choosing to not wait for theatres to restart functioning and releasing on digital platforms, Kangana has ruled out this possibility for Thalaivi. She said that the film is being produced on a massive scale, and is therefore not made for OTT platforms. Comparing Thalaivi with some of her other films like Panga and Judgementall Hai Kya, she said that the latter are made in digital-friendly ways, and have been able to recover huge costs through the medium. … [Read more...] about Kangana Ranaut’s Thalaivi Needs 350 People For Climax, Will Resume Shoot When It Is Safe
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, he said the studio has been "focused on protecting asset value" by saving key films, such as Top Gun Maverick, for 2021, which should be "healthier" for cinemas and the box office and monetizing others, such as Love Birds, to get a return on investment and avoid overcrowding 2021 with "even more product" as the year was "starting to look pretty full." … [Read more...] about ViacomCBS “Committed to Theatrical,” But Windows “Will Probably Shorten”