Every Movie and Show HBO Max Cancelled This Summer

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It is impossible to make something great last forever, especially in Hollywood, which has a lot of executives who love to put their stamp on the things they manage. HBO Max was once an excellent streaming service. It overcame technical issues with an amazing variety of old and new content. It’s now a shell of its former self, as it is being replaced by Warner Bros. David Zaslav, Discovery CEO cancels shows.

As Zaslav stated, this summer would be difficult. Reduce $3 billion in costs across the company after the merger was finalized in April. Yet, it was surprising to see nearly completed projects such as Batgirl Scoob! Holiday HauntIt was abruptly canceled. The entire HBO Max reality TV team has been canceled, and several other promising original projects from iconic Warner Bros. IPs were dropped.

“Our strategy is to embrace and support and drive the incredible success that HBO Max is having,”Zaslav stated in an earnings call earlier in the month that notes were being taken. TVLine. “We want [the content] to be broader. We will, as one company, come behind that. We think [the combined HBO Max/Discovery+ service] is going to be superb. It’s about curation. It’s about quality. It’s about how good.”The combined HBO Max Discovery+ streaming service will launch in summer 2023. None of the following projects will exist. In an effort to save money, here’s a list of the projects WBD has canceled.

DC movies Wonder Twins’ & Batgirl’

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(Photo by Warner Bros.

DC Films planned to introduce minor DC Comics characters into low-budget movies that would be released to HBO Max before the merger. This was the first of these. BatgirlIt starred Leslie Grace playing Barbara Gordon and was the first time that Michael Keaton had appeared as Batman in 30 year. Even though principal photography had been completed, it was announced that the film would not be released in August. The budget reportedly reached $90 million, which was too much for a streaming-only movie but not enough for a blockbuster theatrically-released movie.

Warner Bros. Discovery pulled the plug as well Wonder TwinsKJ Apa starred alongside Isabel May in “The Title Characters”, a May film. The film cost $75 million according to some reports. That’s a lot for a movie about cult characters that are not well-known beyond the DC Comics fandom.

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‘Gordita Chronicles’

The family comedyGordita ChroniclesThe cancellation was made in July because HBO Max has decided to exit the live-action family programming business. “Live-action, kids and family programming will not be part of our programming focus in the immediate future, and as a result, we’ve had to make the very difficult decision to end Gordita Chronicles at HBO Max,”A spokesperson for the streamer stated. “The series earned critical acclaim and a loyal following, and we are proud to have worked with creator Claudia Forestieri and our two powerhouse executive producers, Eva Longoria (who also masterfully directed the pilot) and Zoe Saldaña, to bring Cucu’s journey to the screen. We thank them and the talented cast and crew for creating such a heartfelt, groundbreaking show that connected deeply with a very important demographic.”

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‘Strange Adventures’

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(Photo by HBO Max // DC Comics).

Some DC Comics shows such as James Gunn are still available. Peacemaker Will survive. Strange Adventures This event has been cancelled. This was a long-gestating series that featured obscure DC Comics characters Greg Berlanti and Kevin Smith. Smith declared the show dead during an episode of his podcast.

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‘Scoob! Holiday Haunt and House Party

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(Photo by Warner Bros./YouTube).

Scoob! Holiday Haunt Was a $40 million animated sequel of the 2020 Scoob! movie. It was also scrapped the next day. BatgirlThe axe was taken. The LeBron James-produced remained on the job. House Party has disappeared. It was supposed to have been released on HBO Max July 1, but it was never made available.

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Projects ‘Batman: Caped Crusader’ and ‘Looney Tunes’

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(Photo by Warner Bros. Animation/HBO Max).

On Aug. 22, six Warner Bros. Studios cut the latest HBO Max clips. Warner Bros. has not canceled any animation projects. Discovery plans to sell the animation projects to other outlets. This includes Batman: Caped Crusader. Merry Little Batman. The Day the Earth Blew up: A Looney Tunes Movie. Bye Bye Bunny. A Looney Tunes Musical. Did I do that To The Holidays?: A Steve Urkel Story, And The Amazing World of Gumball: The Movie.

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‘Demimonde’

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Demimonde J.J. Abrams was a HBO project (Lost, Alias() was a project that Warner Bros. had been working on for many years. Discovery pulled the plug. The budget for the science-fiction drama was reportedly $200 million. Olive Reed, played by Danielle Deadwyler, is the lead character. She has lost her husband and daughter in a scientific accident.

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TNT and TBS projects

Related Warner Bros. Discovery cuts. The future of Turner networks such as TBS and TNT are completely unknown. It doesn’t seem like any new original scripted reality projects or scripts will be made. Snowpiercer This was the last scripted TNT original and it will end with the upcoming fourth season. Over at TNT, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Chad and The Big D And The Last O.G.All of them were canceled.

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