Warner's time-bending sci-fi war movie 'Edge of Tomorrow' jumped to the top of the national home video sales charts for the week ended Oct. 12, pushing Paramount's 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' to No. 2. The 'Transformers' film did hold its spot atop the rental chart for a second week.
HBO has launched a major shot across the bow of the subscription streaming market — specifically Netflix. After much speculation, HBO will finally launch a standalone over-the-top video service not requiring a cable/satellite/telecom subscription in the United States in 2015, CEO Richard Plepler told an investor group in New York.
With Warner Home Video the top packaged-media studio over the past 17 years, coupled with growing digital sales of movies and ongoing licensing of TV shows to subscription streaming services such as Netflix, the studio’s retail entertainment business is returning to growth, Warner Bros. Studios CEO Kevin Tsujihara told an investor group.