Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. commonly known as Warner Bros. is an American film and entertainment studio headquartered at the Warner Bros. Studios complex in Burbank, California.
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 Studios. Among its other assets, stands the television production company Warner Bros. Television Studios.
The company’s name originated from the founding Warner brothers born Wonsal, Woron, and Wonskolaser before changing their names to Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack Warner. Harry, Albert, and Sam emigrated as young children with their Polish Jewish mother to the United States from Krasnosielc, Poland 1889, a year after their father emigrated to the U.S. and settled in Baltimore, Maryland.
The warner brothers began in the movie theater business, having acquired a movie projector with which they showed films in the mining towns of Pennsylvania and Ohio.
In the beginning, Sam and Albert Warner invested $150 to present Life of an American Fireman and The Great Train Robbery. They opened their first theater, the Cascade, in New Castle, Pennsylvania, in 1903.
Who Is The Head Of Warner Brothers?
David Zaslav is President and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros