Announcement positions the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984 as the beginning of a year long strategy to tackle the COVID-19 afflicted market.

Warner Bros. intends to release each of the 17 films currently on its 2021 slate on HBO Max in the US at the same time as each film opens in US cinemas. Each film will be available on HBO Max for a period of one month, after which the film will revert to being a cinema exclusive before heading to other release windows as normal (digital, disc, streaming, pay-tv, etc).

Not all of the 17 proposed titles have a confirmed release date and it’s possible dates to shift yet again in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, but Warner Bros…

Matthew Evenson

Media analyst covering the TV and streaming industries. @matthewevenson on Twitter.

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