NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Following its dispute with book publisher Hachette, Amazon is now refusing to take pre-orders of Warner Bros. films like "The Lego Movie" after an agreement with the studio could not be reached.
In the wake of its dispute with book publisher Hachette, Amazon
(AMZN) is now in a standoff with Warner Bros.
As part of a confrontation with the film studio, Amazon is blocking pre-orders of Warner Bros. films like "The Lego Movie." The move pertains to Warner Bros. films on DVD and Blu-Ray discs, while streaming versions appear to remain available through Amazon Instant Video. Other affected titles include "Transcendence," "300: Rise of an Empire," and "Winter's Tale." Customers can sign up to be notified when copies of the films go on sale.