Tenet coming to HBO Max — which director Nolan called the “worst streaming service” —on May 1st
Christopher Nolan’s time-shifting thriller Tenet will debut on HBO Max May 1st, just some months after the director called it the “worst streaming service.”
Tenet was scheduled to be launched in theaters final July, however had its opening date delayed a number of instances due to the coronavirus pandemic. It debuted in theaters exterior the US, together with Canada, France, Japan, and the UK in August, and in US theaters in September.
Nolan, lengthy a proponent of watching films on the large display, was bluntly crucial of Warner Bros.’ resolution to launch all of its 2021 movies concurrently in theaters and on HBO Max. He stated in an announcement that “A few of our business’s greatest filmmakers and most essential film stars went to mattress the evening earlier than considering they have been working for the best film studio and awakened to discover out they have been working for the worst streaming service.”
Stories at the time urged that the studio stored filmmakers and stars in the darkish about its streaming plans, and Nolan stated many have been caught off-guard.
“There’s such controversy round it, as a result of [Warner Bros.] didn’t inform anybody,” he instructed ETOnline in December. “In 2021, they’ve acquired a few of the prime filmmakers in the world, they’ve acquired a few of the greatest stars in the world who labored for years in some instances on these tasks very shut to their hearts which are meant to be big-screen experiences. They’re meant to be on the market for the widest attainable audiences.”
HBO Max, which launched in May 2020, had almost 40 million US subscribers as of January.
Tenet, which stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh, has grossed greater than $363 million worldwide since its launch. It’s up for 2 Oscars: Finest Achievement in Visible Results and Finest Achievement in Manufacturing Design.
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