New Line Cinema

American film production studio and label of Warner Bros. It was founded in 1967 by Robert Shaye as an independent film distribution company; later becoming a film studio.

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WarnerMedia

American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate corporation.

Logo for AOL Time Warner (2001–2003)
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Logo for WarnerMedia (2018–2020)

The company has film, television and cable operations, with its assets including WarnerMedia Studios & Networks (consisting of the entertainment assets of Turner Broadcasting, HBO, and Cinemax as well as Warner Bros., which itself consists of the film, animation, television studios, the company's home entertainment division and Studio Distribution Services, its joint venture with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, DC Comics, New Line Cinema, and, together with CBS Entertainment Group, through its Warner Bros. Entertainment subsidiary, a 50% interest in The CW television network); WarnerMedia News & Sports (consisting of the news and sports assets of Turner Broadcasting, including CNN, Turner Sports, and AT&T SportsNet); WarnerMedia Sales & Distribution (consisting of digital media company Otter Media); and WarnerMedia Direct (consisting of the HBO Max streaming service).

Warner Bros.

American film and entertainment company headquartered at the Warner Bros. Studios complex in Burbank, California, and a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Discovery.

The Warner Brothers: Albert, Jack, Harry and Sam
Lobby card from Open Your Eyes (1919)
Lobby card from The Beautiful and Damned (1922)
Movie-goers awaiting Don Juan opening at Warners' Theatre
Warner Bros.–First National Studios, Burbank, c. 1928
James Cagney and Joan Blondell in Footlight Parade (1933)
The studio as depicted in the trailer for The Petrified Forest (1936)
Humphrey Bogart in The Petrified Forest (1936)
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies character Bugs Bunny, the company's official mascot.
The main characters of Animaniacs (logo pictured), Yakko, Wakko, and Dot, are named after the company.
Bette Davis in Now, Voyager (1942)
Vivien Leigh as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
James Garner and Jack Kelly in Maverick (1957)
Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra appear in a number of Warner Bros. films produced in the early 1960s. Both singers also recorded for Reprise Records, which the studio purchased in 1963.
Following Jack Warner's 1966 year end sale to Seven Arts Productions, the company was known as Warner Bros.-Seven Arts through to 1972
The logo, designed by Saul Bass, used from 1972 to 1984
A panoramic view over today's studio premises
The former Warner Bros. shield logo, which was used from 1993 to 2019, extensively used in films and TV shows until 2021. Currently used for the on-screen logo for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.
Gate 4, Warner Bros. Studios, looking south towards the water tower

The company is known for its film studio division the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, which includes Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema, the Warner Animation Group, Castle Rock Entertainment, and DC Films.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

1984 American supernatural slasher film written and directed by Wes Craven and produced by Robert Shaye.

Theatrical release poster
Concept art of the planned, never finished or released comic book adaption of the 1984 film, illustrating one of Nancy's struggles with Freddy. Art by Andy Mangels.

Aside from Stunts, Polyester, and Alone in the Dark, it was one of the first films produced by New Line Cinema, who by that point mostly distributed films, leading the company to become a successful film studio up till 2008 and was even nicknamed "The House that Freddy Built".

A Nightmare on Elm Street (franchise)

American supernatural slasher-horror media franchise consisting of nine films, a television series, novels, comic books, and various other media.

A series of sequels produced by the independent film company New Line Cinema followed.

Robert Shaye

American businessman, film producer, actor, director, and writer.

He is the founder of New Line Cinema, a film production studio that distributed films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Lord of the Rings.

The Lord of the Rings (film series)

Series of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson, based on the novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien.

Peter Jackson at the premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King on 1 December 2003 at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington.
Alan Lee, a Tolkien illustrator who assisted in the visual design, at Worldcon 2005 in Glasgow.
The house of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins in the Shire, as filmed in New Zealand
Howard Shore, composer of the music of the films.
Ian McKellen received multiple accolades for his portrayal of Gandalf, including a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the 74th Academy Awards.
Air New Zealand painted this Airbus A320 in The Lord of the Rings livery to promote The Return of the King in 2003–2004.

Produced and distributed by New Line Cinema with the co-production of WingNut Films, the series is an international venture between New Zealand and the United States.

Turner Broadcasting System

American television and media conglomerate.

Former Turner Broadcasting System logo, used from 1979 until 2015

Turner purchased New Line Cinema a month later.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

1974 American slasher horror film produced and directed by Tobe Hooper from a story and screenplay by Hooper and Kim Henkel.

Theatrical release poster
The farmhouse used for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was moved from La Frontera to Kingsland, Texas, and restored as a restaurant.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre screening at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon, in July 2014.

In 1983 New Line Cinema acquired the distribution rights from Bryanston and gave the producers a larger share of the profits.

Warner Bros. Discovery

American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate.

The company's initial draft wordmark.

After Emmerich's departure later in 2022, the company will be divided into three business units with their own leadership: former MGM executives Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy will serve as co-chairs of Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema, and will temporarily oversee the Warner Animation Group and DC Films units until new executives are hired for the positions.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 film)

1990 martial arts superhero film based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise.

Theatrical release poster
Jim Henson on set with the suit actors. The film was released less than two months before Henson's death.

The film was released theatrically in the United States on March 30, 1990, by New Line Cinema.