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IS WARNER’S PRESIDENT ABOUT TO QUIT? CLASHING REPORTS

June 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Virtually every major news publication with a reporter assigned to a Hollywood beat was speculating Thursday on the possible departure of Jeff Robinov as president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group. While the New York Times reported that Robinov was in “still unresolved discussions” about leaving, the Los Angeles Times said in its lede that Robinov […]

SURPRISE CHOICE FOR NEW WARNER BROS. CHIEF

January 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In a surprise announcement, Time Warner has named Kevin Tsujihara, who has headed its home entertainment business, to head Warner Bros. Entertainment. He will succeed Barry Meyer as CEO at the end of this year. Tsujihara was not on most analysts’ radar screens for the job. Most had predicted that Mayer would be replaced by […]

WARNER BROS. SLASHING PRODUCTION

March 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. is aiming to cut production costs by reducing the number of movies it turns out annually by 26 percent — from 27 movies per year in 2008 to 20 ASAP, Jeff Robinov, president of Warner’s motion picture group, has told the London Financial Times. The studio has already reduced the number of films […]

WARNER BROS. PLANNING FOR LIFE AFTER DEATHLY

July 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Contrary to what Warner Bros. says in its current ads for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, it all doesn’t end with the release of the movie. The studio is busily engaged in making plans to expand the Potter business in the coming months, according to today’s Wall Street Journal, which reported that, […]

NEW WARNERS CHIEF CUTS NEW LINE OUTPUT — AGAIN

February 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Questions arose again on Tuesday over why Time Warner continues to operate two film companies, Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema, after Deadline.com reported that New Line releases will be cut in half — from eight to four — annually. Deadline indicated that the decision was made by Warner Bros.’ new chief Jeff Robinov, who […]