Warner Bros. DC Entertainment was one of the departments heavily affected by the company-wide layoffs today.
Celebrities leaving DC include Bob Harras, DC Editor-in-Chief; Hank Kanalz, SVP Publishing Strategy & Support Service; Bobbie Chase, Vice President, Global Publishing Initiative & Digital Strategy; Brian Cunningham, senior editor of the Deadline story confirmed. Warner Bros. no comment. Jim Lee is still DC’s Creative Director.
Also affected is Warner Bros. Universe dc. Once a high-flying unit designed to bring Warner Bros into the streaming world, the digital platform’s original vehicle has been dwindling since WarnerMedia announced the launch of HBO Max after AT&T bought it. again. As a result, DC Universe has focused on the core business of DC comics and fan news content. DC Comics̵7; sacking also affected the DC Universe in its growing function as a fandom destination.
DC Universe only has a series of exclusive originals, The Titans; Doom Patrol is now shared with HBO Max.
The cuts come days before DC FanDome’s major online event on Aug. 22 They are part of the overall layoff of about 600 employees at WarnerMedia.