The new boss of HBO Max wants more people in movie theaters. That isn’t as weird as it sounds.
Warner Bros. Discovery Chief Executive Officer David Zaslav used part of his company’s third-quarter call late Thursday to further expound on the importance of theatrical releases as opposed to producing expensive, blockbuster-sized movies solely for streaming. He added that such movies have done “almost nothing for HBO Max in terms of viewership, retention or love of the service.”
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