LOS ANGELES, March 19 – Kevin Tsujihara, director of Warner Bros. Studios, who has been accused for weeks by a relationship with a young British actress who he helped to get into roles, is about to withdraw, announced yesterday. the WarnerMedia group.
"It is in the best interests of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros., our employees and our partners that Kevin resigns as President and CEO of Warner Bros." said WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey. in a statement.
"Kevin acknowledges that his mistakes are inconsistent with the expectations of the company's management and could affect his ability to execute," he said, without explicitly referring to the media, according to which the director of 39, a studio, married and 54 years old, would have had a Charlotte Kirk, actress aged one year in 2013.
The studio director tried to influence the roles of the young actress, but with little apparent success, as she had played only a minor role in two Warner films, 2016. How to be single and 2018 Ocean's 8according to reports in the Hollywood press.
Tsujihara's lawyers denied that he intervened in the casting decision.
Warner has opened an internal investigation into this information but has not appointed a replacement to Tsujihara, who had recently assumed more responsibility after a major reorganization of the company, formerly Time-Warner, following its acquisition by the company. telecommunications giant AT & T. – AFP