Berg’s exit may come as Zach Snyder’s Justice League Of America is underperforming in the box office, grossing $572.a million globally up to now. (Justice League Of America were built with a reported $300 million budget, including the reshoots which were helmed by Joss Whedon.)
For his part, Warner Bros. Picture Group President Toby Emmerich in an announcement, “This is one thing that Jon contacted me about six several weeks ago, and that he expressed his goal ended up being to ultimately be considered a producer in the studio. When i first met Jon when, like a producer, he introduced Elf to New Line, which remains among the best and many evergreen titles within the library. We’re thrilled that Jon is partnering with Roy and anticipate their company as being a valuable supply of movies for Warner Bros. and New Line.”
Berg oversaw the studio’s Electricity films, together with Electricity chief creative officer Geoff Johns, who also runs point around the studio’s comic television choices. It’s unclear at the moment if Johns, who reports to Electricity President Diane Nelson, will require on more creative charge of Electricity features after overseeing effective tv series like Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl, together with his operate in licensing and publishing.
Berg’s exit may come as the studio reevaluates the direction from the Electricity super hero world.
Jon Berg, Warner Bros. co-president of production and Justice League Of America producer, is walking lower from his professional position where he functions because the studio’s point person on everything Electricity films. He’s became a member of Lego Movie producer Roy Lee’s production banner, which is dependant on the studio’s Burbank lot.
Berg was initially drawn on to operate point (together with Johns) on Electricity features in May 2016 by then Warner Bros. Pictures president Greg Silverman, following the fall-out of the poor critical and commercial performance of Batman v. Superman: Beginning of Justice. Emmerich is likely to name a brand new person to supervise the studio’s comic projects soon.
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Berg’s Electricity credits include hit Question Lady, that has taken in over $800 million in the box office, along with the approaching Aquaman standalone, that is going to be out December 2018.