On today’s podcast, we have financial information on The Lego Batman Movie as well as Warner Bros. as a company. We also have some updates on the Aquaman movie and Powerless.
The Lego Batman Movie finished #1 domestically again on 2nd weekend – Variety
- Another $42.5 million
- Total of $107 million domestically
Quick Aquaman film updates from Director James Wan on Twitter
- Cinematographer will be Don Burgess (Academy Award nomination for Forrest Gump, also worked on original Spider-Man, The Conjuring 2 with Wan)
- No Aqualad in the film
Image of Alan Tudyk in costume as Robin on Powerless – Entertainment Weekly
- Van, Teddy, and Ron go looking for Batman after they find a Batarang
Warner Bros. studio recorded highest profit ever in 2016 – The Hollywood Reporter
- “Thanks to DC superheroes and Harry Potter”
- Includes TV and film
- “Most profitable film slate in nearly a decade”
- Consumer products increased close to 40 percent last year
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