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Zazmania Takes Over Hollywood as the Warner-Discovery Plot Thickens

David Zaslav
Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images
Matthew Belloni
November 4, 2021

Talk to people at Warner Bros. or HBO these days and invariably they’ll ask: So… what are you hearing from Discovery? And vice versa: What’s the buzz at Warners? There’s a reason for that, of course. As AT&T’s $43 billion punt of WarnerMedia to Discovery sails toward a possible closing date in mid-2022, everyone—top to bottom, but especially at the top—is looking for an angle.