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But movies like Wonder Woman 1984, Dune and Matrix 4 going straight to streaming on HBO Max don't change the dynamics of the Roku talks, the service's top product executive says.
The new movies will be available on Max at no added cost for one month, making the release plan for Wonder Woman 1984 -- streaming on Max on Dec. 25 -- the norm for all Warner Bros. movies next year.
Don't bother waiting to sign up for HBO Max to watch Wonder Woman 1984 with a free trial -- the trials don't exist anymore.
At Fandango Now, get J. J. Abrams' Star Trek trilogy for $25 or apparate all eight Harry Potter films for $70.
Device makers and streaming services are battling each other over money and control -- and they're sticking you in the middle.
HBO Max finally has Amazon Fire TV support, but Roku still doesn't.
AT&T's latest figures for the newer, bigger streaming service from HBO contrast with the more than 10 million signups Disney Plus scored in little more than 24 hours at launch.
HBO Max needs to get more people to sign up for HBO Max who already qualify for an upgrade to the newer, bigger streaming app through their pay TV provider, parent company AT&T says.
Roku and Fire TV customers who rely on HBO Go to watch on their TVs won't have a dedicated HBO app unless the companies reach a deal.
With HBO Max and Netflix now streaming (almost) every Studio Ghibli film, CNET ranks the animation studio's very best to watch first.
HBO Max launched Wednesday without Comcast, the biggest US cable provider. But a better-late-than-never deal means X1 and Flex customers get Max with their existing HBO subscription.
Disney Plus is a tough act to follow, even for an entertainment giant like HBO. But the exec who oversaw HBO Max's development is delighted.