WarnerMedia officially announced its entire 2021 slate would debut on HBO Max simultaneously with their cinema release dates. The move comes on the heels of their announcement that Wonder Woman 1984 would make the same move.
Amid rising COVID-19 cases, restricted theaters unable to capture the magic of moviegoing, and skyrocketing use of streaming services, the future of cinemas have never been more in doubt. Once a consistent national pastime, the act of going to the movies has been decimated by the pandemic.
ComicBook Debate’s The Farooqi Bros debate and discuss the future of the theatrical model, if audiences feel comfortable going to theaters and the how streaming is now king.