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Plex partners with movie studio to offer ‘package’ of free streaming films

Later this year, Plex users will gain access to a “package of library feature film titles from Warner Bros.” via the Plex app for free. The films will be supported with ads, but the partnership is the latest example of Plex’s evolving role in the media industry. Furthermore, all Plex users will have access to the films – not just Plex Pass subscribers. – Chance Miller, 9to5Mac.com » https://ift.tt/2MI6ynG

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WarnerMedia Streamer Orders ‘Tokyo Vice’ Drama Series Starring Ansel Elgort From Endeavor Content

Written by Rogers, based on Adelstein’s non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat, Tokyo Vice is Jake’s (Elgort) daily descent into the neon soaked underbelly of Tokyo, where nothing, and no one is truly what or who they seem. Elgort’s Jake Adelstein is an American journalist who embeds himself into the Tokyo Vice police squad to reveal corruption. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2Mx5fsq

WarnerMedia Reorg Gives Otter Media’s Tony Goncalves Oversight of Streaming Service Development

Goncalves joined Otter Media as CEO last year, when it was still a joint venture between AT&T and Chernin Group. (AT&T announced the deal to buy out Chernin Group’s stake in the venture in August 2018.) Previously, Goncalves was CEO of AT&T’s Digital Brands and head of strategy and business development. He came to AT&T with the telco’s acquisition of DirecTV, where he had held various management roles, most recently as SVP of the digital entertainment products group. – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2ELFUVj

Netflix should partner with Warner Bros. TV to revive Constantine

According to a report from We Got This Covered, Warner Bros. TV is in talks Developing a new Constantine show. This could be, in part, due to the massive response they saw from fans after the animated Constantine series that became known as the feature-length Constantine: City of Demons that was shown on the CW seed online streaming platform. Matt Ryan also returned as Constantine for several appearances in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow that aired in 2018. – Natasha Harsley, Netflix Life » https://ift.tt/2T4xBNO

‘Gremlins’ Animated Series in Development for WarnerMedia Streaming Service

WarnerMedia’s streaming service is set to launch later this year, but original programming likely won’t start rolling out until 2020. Library content from WarnerMedia properties will make up the “beta” version of the service, as Kevin Reilly, chief creative officer for the service and at Turner, has called it. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2GMrG9o

Netflix and chill no more – streaming is getting complicated

Disney and WarnerMedia are each launching their own streaming services in 2019 in a challenge to Netflix’s dominance. Netflix viewers will no longer be able to watch hit movies such as “Black Panther” or “Moana,” which will soon reside on Disney’s subscription service. WarnerMedia, a unit of AT&T, will also soon have its own service to showcase its library of blockbuster films and HBO series. – Associated Press via WWLP-22News » http://bit.ly/2VxXC5x

‘Jessica Jones’ Creator to Exit for 8-Figure Warner Bros. TV Deal (Exclusive)

Jessica Jones’ creator and showrunner will depart the Netflix Marvel drama after season three and move to Warner Bros. Television with an overall deal. Sources say the indie studio outbid Netflix for Rosenberg’s services in a deal that ultimately is worth in the eight-figure range. Ultimately, Rosenberg was ready to do something different and was ready to move on to new projects though Netflix is said to have courted her to stay. – Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter https://ift.tt/2w3ieri
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