You probably recognize that logo. For the last 8 years the Legendary Pictures studio has been in a co-producer role with major studio Warner Bros. This deal has created some of the best and biggest films we've been seeing in movie theaters. All three Dark Knight films, both Superman films, all three Hangover films, Inception, Beerfest, 300, and Watchmen just to name a few. Needless to say Legendary and Warner Bros. have done very well in less than a decade's time and yet they won't be together any longer.
Negotiations to renew their deal have fallen apart and Legendary has begun, in earnest, speaking to other studios including Sony and Universal. In recent films Legendary has moved to finance more and more of their own films including all of the financing for 42. They've also begun their own movie projects without Warner Bros. and rumors say Legendary founder and CEO Thomas Tull wants the company to be more of a movie producer than financier.
So where will Legendary go? Can they continue to make solid movies for another studio? What does this mean for current production films like Godzilla?