Something spooky seems to be going on at HBO Max, and subscribers want answers. After six Max Originals were quietly removed from the platform without notice, many found that some of their other favorite shows were also missing. From us to you, HBO Max: What the hell is going on?!
Warner Bros. Discovery announced earlier this week,Batgirl, It was strange to scrap a film that cost over $70 million. Production on and was in the final stages of post-production, and now Variety has six more titles on the way. Reported as deleted. on the curb.
According to the outlet, the Lana Condor and Cole Sprouse-led rom-com Moonshot (just premiered on the streamer in March!), 2020 remake of Melissa McCarthy's Superintelligence, Witches starring Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer, Seth Rogen's American Pickles, Lockdown, and Charm City Kings are all missing from the library. What's odd, though, is that they're all Warner Bros. movies that were streaming on HBO Max. (Notably, most of these movies are still available for rent and purchase on VOD services such as Apple and Vudu.)
Curiously, it's not just movies that get dumped. . One Twitter user commented that the 2016 series vinyl, was executive produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger, and is based on Kathryn Hahn's comedy series Mrs. Fletcher was also among the missing.
Lena Dunham's Camping, Run Starring Merritt Wever, K Street,, Here and Now are other titles that seemingly disappeared. PopCulture reports content from Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, and shows from TBS and TNT such asThe Last O.GDid.Snowpiercer,, and Amsterdam no longer appear on the platform, despite WarnerMedia owning both cable channels.
Seeing this go on for weeks, last month HBO Max's Twitter responded to andone curious subscriber who said. We are making some changes to the service to integrate HBO Max and Discovery+. Part of that process includes deleting selected content. Thank you.
However, in one Reddit post,PopCulturesaid that as a result of the merger, content was removed and made available for resale elsewhere.
Decider has reached out to HBO Max for a statement.