Legendary Entertainment is said to be considering a move out of the Warner Bros. studio after its contract recently expired, Deadline confirmed.
Sony and Paramount are said to be a mix, with the former being the frontrunner. Warner Bros. also has a new deal on the table for Legendary, formerly Universal and formerly Warner.
Representatives for Legendary and Warner Bros. declined to comment.
There was an uproar with Warner while Jason Killer headed Project Popcorn. sand dunes In theaters and HBO Max. However, the studio has since Dunes: Part 2, currently filming in Jordan, and the killer is gone. Both Legendary Titles, godzilla king of monsters When dunes, In WarnerMedia-HBO Max’s Date and Date experiments, last year’s world’s highest-grossing films were $386.6 million and $401.8 million, respectively. sand dunes It won six Oscars and was nominated for Best Picture.
CEO David Zaslav is very publicly committed to theater. But he’s also been cutting projects and contracts with high-profile producers, including J.J.
Warner’s other legendary movies are christmas story christmas On HBO Max, and Godzilla Kong’s Monsterverse.
Legendary joined Universal in 2014 on a five-year deal. In 2018, Legendary switched detective pikachu Across Warner Bros. shows the termination of the deal with financial producer Uni was in the cards. detective pikachu It was one of six photos co-funded by Warner Bros. and released under a non-exclusive deal with Legendary. The picture has earned $433.2 million.
Legendary’s story was first reported in The Ankler.