All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Warner Bros’

LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer: YOU SHALL NOT PASS

Last month, a premature listing on a UK retailer’s website and the announcement of a line of themed toys tipped us to the fact that a Lego Lord of the Rings game was in the pipeline. We expected the unveiling to take place some time around E3 – and it appears that has come to pass. Today, game was confirmed …

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Guardians of Middle Earth Trailer Revealed

The E3 teasers just keep coming. It’s hard to follow the news of LucasArts’ new game, Star War 1313, but Warner Bros. is trying its best and has released a trailer for Lord of the Rings: Guardians of Middle Earth. The trailer doesn’t show off any gameplay, unfortunately. In fact, the trailer doesn’t seem to be anything other than eye-candy …

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A Lego Lord of the Rings Game is in the Pipeline

In this-makes-me-more-excited-than-it-probably-should news, it looks like The Lord of the Rings movie franchise is getting its own Lego game. You know the Lego games, right? Those charming little quests from developer Traveller’s Tales that use classic stories and films as their backdrop and Legos as their design inspiration. In the past, we’ve seen Lego Star Wars, Lego Batman, Lego Pirates …

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Batman: Arkham City GOTY Edition Launches May 29

It’s common practice to release game of the year editions of last year’s biggest blockbusters. It’s usually an excuse to repackage the game with some DLC and sell it again for the $60 premium that makes the publisher more money. I personally don’t think many games deserve that kind of treatment, but I’m willing to make an exception for Batman: …

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Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window

Looking to avoid winding up in a situation similar to the one between Warner Bros. and Redbox, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has inked out a new deal with Redbox that will have the rental company continue to sell its films with the current 28-day waiting period. Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Redbox, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc, announced the …

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Rome Sweet Rome, A Story From A Reddit Thread, To Become Feature Film

Who said internet comment threads are a waste of time? Apparently, if you’re creative enough, your musings can become the basis for a major motion picture. Warner Bros. has purchased the rights to “Rome Sweet Rome,” a story about U.S. Marines fighting in the time of ancient Rome. The concept was developed from a series of comments pulled from the …

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Netflix, CW Partner To Stream Gossip Girl, Supernatural

Let the Netflix bashing subside for a moment – it looks like they will be adding a bunch of popular streaming content to their catalog. They have announced a long-term deal with CBS and Warner Bros. to stream CW scripted series – that includes the hit shows The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl, 90210, Supernatural, Nikita, One Tree Hill. The deal …

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“Aim High” Aims To Personalize Your Viewing Experience

Warner Bros Studio has created what it calls a new “social series” that takes data from your Facebook graph and throws it into the show you’re watching. The show, called “Aim High” will debut on October 18th on Facebook and run for six episodes. Here’s what the show’s about, according to the Facebook page – Nick Green is a top …

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The Dark Knight Rises Viral Campaign Heats Up

Movie marketing strategy is being based more and more on viral content these days. One of the best examples of this is with Christopher Nolan’s revamp of the Batman series. Some new videos have surfaced that may give us a brief look into the upcoming third installment, The Dark Knight Rises. The Dark Knight was a landmark in viral marketing. …

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Facebook Movie Rental Expands, Thanks to Warner Bros.

Earlier this month, Warner Bros. started testing movie rentals via Facebook, a move that could end up having a far-reaching impact on the movie rental industry as a whole, as well as for Facebook. The test began with the movie studio offering Facebook users the ability to watch the film, The Dark Knight from the Facebook Page for the title. …

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Facebook Movie Rental: The Future Norm?

You may find yourself doing a lot more than just “liking” a movie on Facebook in the near future. There’s a chance that Facebook could become your go-to movie rental destination.¬†Here’s who should be worried about this: Netflix, Blockbuster, Redbox, Hulu, Apple, Amazon, YouTube, and every other provider of movies online. Warner Bros. has become the first Hollywood studio to …

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Amazon Looks For New Filmmakers With Launch Of Amazon Studios has launched Amazon Studios, a new online business that allows filmmakers and screenwriters to submit full-length movies and scripts to get their movie made and make money.

Through the monthly and annual Amazon Studios Awards, Amazon Studios will offer a total of $2.7 million to the top submissions received by Dec. 31, 2011, and will seek to develop the top Amazon Studio projects as commercial feature films under its first-look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures.

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Netflix Users: Time Warner Considering Delays Longer Than 28 Days

Netflix and Redbox customers might have to wait even longer to get a Warner Bros new release from their queue, as Time Warner is thinking about upping the wait time.

Would you consider dropping Netflix if they don’t feature timely new releases? Let us know.

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Netflix Gets More Streaming Content From Warner

Warner Brothers and Netflix said today they are expanding their existing streaming content agreement that will add a number of TV shows to the Netflix catalog.

Under the agreement, Netflix has acquired the streaming rights to all 100 episodes of "Nip/Tuck," "Veronica Mars," "Pushing Daisies" and "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

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Warner Bros. And Netflix Reach New Deal

Warner Bros. said today it has reached a new agreement with Netflix to make new Warner titles on DVD and Blu-ray available to Netflix members after a 28-day window.

The move by Warner is an effort to squeeze all the potential profit it can from its new releases. Warner says under the deal Netflix will benefit by paying the studio less for new releases. The agreement also expands the license for Warner Bros. streaming content allowing Netflix to offer its members more movies they can watch instantly.

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