Warner Bros. shake-up: movie chief Jeff Robinov to exit

June 21, 2013
  • Warner Bros. lot in Burbank.
Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. (Raul Roa/Staff…)

Warner Bros.' Jeff Robinov is stepping down from the top position at Hollywood's largest movie studio.

Robinov has served as president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group since 2007. While he has not officially left the Burbank studio, he is making arrangements to do so, according to several people at the studio.

The move comes less than a week after Warner Bros.' latest Superman film, "Man of Steel," set a record for the biggest June box office opening with more than $113 million in receipts. On Monday, Robinov was surprisingly absent during a champagne celebration on the Burbank lot to mark the record opening, according to three people familiar with the situation who asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.

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