As David Zaslav Reshapes Warner Bros
Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy built their reputations with a relationship-driven,
filmmaker-friendly approach — but that style might be at odds with the imperative to save money.
After the many months of courtship — the meals spent flirting with every
agent who matters and every executive with even a vague hope of running
some part of the Warner Bros. film studio — the rubber and the road are beginning to meet for boss of bosses David Zaslav.
Relieved as everyone was to be rid of AT&T management,
the assessing of the new regime’s choices has begun. Already there has been grumbling
chief Chris Licht from insiders at the cable network, many of whom are still sitting shiva for the ousted Jeff Zucker.
unwieldy global news network past what has been a no good, very bad year.”