Warner Bros. May Avoid ‘Auteur Directors’ On Future Projects


  • WB is one of the few studios who actually take chances, and a lot of their chances (King Arthur, Jupiter Ascending, Live By Night) end up in costly flops.

  • Some new changes in the studio do not want to hire people who demand too much creative control on HUGE movies.

  • It's assumed that directors who demand final cut of their work - Ritchie, Affleck - would probably not be placed on those projects.

  • There are people - Nolan, Eastwood - who deliver good films under budget so it would not affect them.

  • Tentpoles like Harry Potter, Warner Animation Group's LEGO Cinematic Universe, and the DCEU would not be affected either.


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This makes sense tbh, some of these movies didn't need to be made and certainly not for their costs.
Do we not have a Warner Brothers tag?
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