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Warner Bros admits it was ‘wholly wrong’ to block Sky News questions in JK Rowling censorship row

Sky News Thursday, 30 June 2022
Warner Bros admits it was ‘wholly wrong’ to block Sky News questions in JK Rowling censorship rowWarner Bros. has defended JK Rowling, contradicting a decision to ban Sky News from asking questions about the Harry Potter author at an event at Warner Studios Tour last week.
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News video: JK Rowling defended by Warner Bros after question about writer blocked at ‘Harry Potter’ celebration

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JK Rowling has been defended by Warner Bros after a question about her was blocked at a ‘Harry Potter’ event.

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Warner Bros. Sets Release Date for Joaquin Phoneix and Lady Gaga Led ‘Joker 2’ | THR News [Video]

Warner Bros. Sets Release Date for Joaquin Phoneix and Lady Gaga Led ‘Joker 2’ | THR News

The Joker 2 sequel likely to star Joaquin Phoenix as the DC villain will be directed by Todd Phillips and get a blockbuster release by Warner Bros. after the 2019 debut of Joker, which grossed around $1 billion in box office.

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‘Batgirl’ Won’t Be Released on HBO Max or in Theaters [Video]

‘Batgirl’ Won’t Be Released on HBO Max or in Theaters

‘Batgirl’ Won’t Be Released , on HBO Max or in Theaters. 'Deadline' reports that Warner Bros. has decided to shelve 'Batgirl' despite the movie being in the final stages of post-production. 'Deadline' reports that Warner Bros. has decided to shelve 'Batgirl' despite the movie being in the final stages of post-production. $90 million was spent making the film which was set to star Leslie Grace, Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons and more. $90 million was spent making the film which was set to star Leslie Grace, Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons and more. $90 million was spent making the film which was set to star Leslie Grace, Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons and more. $90 million was spent making the film which was set to star Leslie Grace, Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons and more. $90 million was spent making the film which was set to star Leslie Grace, Brendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons and more. According to sources, the movie didn't line up with new strategies put in place by DC Films and HBO Max. The film's directors, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, issued a statement. We are saddened and shocked by the news. We still can’t believe it. , Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, via Instagram. As directors, it is critical that our work be shown to audiences, and while the film was far from finished, we wish that fans all over the world would have had the opportunity to see and embrace the final film themselves, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, via Instagram. Warner Bros. also revealed that 'Scoob! Holiday Haunt' will not be released. The decision to not release 'Batgirl' reflects our leadership’s strategic shift as it relates to the DC universe and HBO Max. Leslie Grace is an incredibly talented actor and this decision is not a reflection of her performance. , Warner Bros., via statement. We are incredibly grateful to the filmmakers of 'Batgirl' and 'Scoob! Holiday Haunt' and their respective casts and we hope to collaborate with everyone again in the near future, Warner Bros., via statement

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‘Batgirl’ and ‘Scoob!: Holiday Haunt’ Scrapped at Warner Bros. Amid Cost-Savings Push | THR News [Video]

‘Batgirl’ and ‘Scoob!: Holiday Haunt’ Scrapped at Warner Bros. Amid Cost-Savings Push | THR News

The DC feature was budgeted at around $80 million, with costs rising to nearly $90 million due to COVID-19 protocols.

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'Unspeakable' Batgirl movie shelved by Warner Bros after poor reviews

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Ben Affleck To Reprise Batman Role in ‘Aquaman 2’ [Video]

Ben Affleck To Reprise Batman Role in ‘Aquaman 2’

Ben Affleck To Reprise Batman Role , in ‘Aquaman 2’. Affleck's return as the DC character was announced by Jason Momoa via Instagram. . Affleck's return as the DC character was announced by Jason Momoa via Instagram. . Reunited. bruce and arthur. love u and miss u Ben WB studio tours just explored the backlot alright. busted on set all great things coming AQUAMAN 2 all my aloha j, Jason Momoa, via Instagram. In addition to the pictures Momoa shared, he also posted a video on the Warner Bros. lot showing tourists discovering Affleck was on set. . Well it’s not a f------ secret anymore!, Jason Momoa, via Instagram. Affleck previously portrayed the superhero in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' 'Justice League' and 'Suicide Squad.'. In 2019, he announced his retirement from the role, . because he wasn't able to execute a vision he had to co-write, direct and star in a Batman film of his own. But it was later revealed that he would return as the caped crusader in 'The Flash,' which is set for a 2023 release. Thanks to Momoa, Affleck's involvement in 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' is confirmed as well. . Thanks to Momoa, Affleck's involvement in 'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' is confirmed as well.

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Quidditch changes its name to Quadball after JK Rowling's alleged anti-trans comments [Video]

Quidditch changes its name to Quadball after JK Rowling's alleged anti-trans comments

Real-life quidditch - based on the magical game featured in the Harry Potter franchise - is being renamed quadball by the sport's governing bodies. But why?

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