WarnerMedia has come up with a new compensation plan that it hopes will appease filmmakers who were in an uproar about its recent decision to release all of its 2021 movies on its HBO Max streaming service as the same time as in theaters. Under the plan, Warner Bros will guarantee payments to filmmakers and increase the odds of bonuses based on how the movies do. The company will also pay cast...
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