Steven Soderbergh Signs Overall Deal with WarnerMedia to Make Film and TV for HBO, HBO Max

Published on Jan 16, 2020

After partnering with Netflix for two 2019 movies and Amazon for “Logan Lucky” before that, Steven Soderbergh has returned to HBO. WarnerMedia has announced a three-year overall deal with the filmmaker to develop original content for HBO and HBO Max, which is exclusive to all forms of television and secures first-look rights to his feature films.

Soderbergh’s past collaborations with HBO include “Behind the Candelabra” and “Mosaic,” as well as “The Knick” for sister company Cinemax. He’s been making films with Warner Bros., a division of WarnerMedia, since 2001 (“Ocean’s Eleven”), and he’s currently working on the previously announced HBO Max film, “Let Them All Talk” starring Meryl Streep. Slated for 2020, the movie tells the story of a celebrated author (Streep) who takes a journey with some old friends to have some fun and heal old wounds.

“This arrangement grew out of talks Michael Sugar and I were having

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Author: Ben Travers