Warner Bros. Discovery is planning a significant expansion of the UK studios where its biggest movie of all time, "Barbie," was shot.
The expansion at the Leavesden studios near London will create 4,000 jobs in the UK, the company announced on Friday.
The site will serve as the primary production hub for the DC Studios franchise upon its completion in 2027.
"Barbie" has become Warner Bros.'s highest-grossing US release, surpassing the 2008 blockbuster "The Dark Knight".
Some other notable movies at the location include the "Harry Potter" film series and the "House of the Dragon" television show.
WBD California productions have been hit by of one of the biggest strikes in more than six decades led by the Writers' Guild of America.
Disney, Netflix, and NBC Universal have also been affected by the ongoing strikes.
WBD California productionsThe company expects to lose up to $500 million this year.