On the occasion of its centenary celebration. Warner Bros On Tuesday at the CinemaCon top billboard awards that are beyond expectations Barbie to the new version in purple color into crime Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Spielberg.
The historic Hollywood studio also used its presentation at the film industry’s annual meeting in Las Vegas as part of its “10-Year Plan” to relaunch its DC superhero movies, with similar features. batman and Superman.
David Zaslav, the architect of last year’s merger of Warner and Discovery, took the stage to appeal to the audience, which most theater owners have done.
“We don’t want to make movies that are straight to streaming platforms,” said Zaslav, whose predecessor was criticized for paying Warner productions for streaming on its HBO Max service, now Max.
“We are in no rush to the movies at Max.”
During the two-and-a-half-hour presentation, Zaslav and the Warner Bros. were brought in as stars Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Timothée Chalamet and zendaya.
Robbie and Gosling star in it Barbieopening on July 21, which follows a familiar blonde doll and her daydreams in a pink world, until she begins to question her perfect reality and decides to go to Los Angeles to meet her in real life.
“Everybody knows Barbie, and she’s never been on the big screen,” said production director Greta Gerwig, who aspired. The Wizard of Oz and it was on the disk.
“They built life-size Barbie houses … everything was extraordinary,” he said.
Gosling said that working on this movie was “like a dream.” “I was leading a life, and suddenly one day I was on Venice Beach with blond hair, shaved legs, and bright neon clothes and newspapers.”
Moreover, on the same Friday, they took a new six for the tea Barbie:
For her part, Oprah Winfrey took the stage to present her and Stephen Spielberg’s version in purple colorlet them come at the Christmas of the Lord.
The film is based on the Broadway musical, which itself was adapted by Alice Walker, which deals with the trauma, sexual abuse and racism of black women in the rural United States during the turn of the 20th century.
“The reason it’s not your mother’s color purple, but I really like it, is because the musical factor is so dynamic and the magical realism is so sharpened,” said Winfrey.
Winfrey, the producer of the machine, participated in the previous version in 1985 and then won an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress.
Timothée Chalamet has featured in two films in which he stars.
The actor appears in wonka was released in December as a younger and more idealistic version of the famous chocolatier e Roald Dahl whose efforts to launch a magic candy empire are thwarted by the sinister “chocolate cartel”.
Chalamet describes the “wonderful” process of making the film, which included “a lot of swimming in real chocolate pools.”
and he returned Dune: Part Twothe final installment of Denis Villeneuve’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel, which will be released in November.
Austin Butler, Lea Seydoux, Christopher Walken and Florence Pugh are part of the cast of the sequel, which Villeneuve describes as an “action-war hero.”
“10 year plan”
The presentation also includes future releases”dc UniversoWarner’s.
DC movies, while popular, have recently suffered production problems and changes, and have been largely overshadowed by box office records produced by rival Marvel.
James Gunn (director of Guardians of the Galaxy) and Petrus Safranius (one producer Aquaman) recently established division heads.
This year, he will launch a study Flash, Blue Beetle and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
Although those films were made under Warner’s previous management, Gunn said they “fit perfectly into the DC Universe lineup to come out in 2024.”
Superman: Legacy directed by Gunn, is scheduled for a July 2025 release.
Safran said the expected DC movies will be “big, connected, full of promise and possibility,” adding that he and Gunn are “their engine in the ‘chapter'” of the universe.
Zaslav, a self-proclaimed “DC lover”, said publicly that Warner has a new “10 Year Plan” for productions.
The summit of CinemaCon, which is being held until Thursday at the magnificent Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, offers Hollywood studios the opportunity to present a film close to theater owners, and also highlights the presence of the show’s biggest stars. tort