The executive will continue to serve as Legendary Entertainment’s chief creative officer and reports directly to chairman and CEO Thomas Tull.
The newly created post entails additional development, business affairs and physical production activities for Legendary Pictures, Legendary Television and Legendary Comics, the last of the three in a more limited capacity.
Jashni will work more closely with the company’s strategic planning and brand marketing teams on integrated growth strategy and separately will join the board of Beijing and Hong Kong-based Legendary East.
He has served as executive producer on Legendary’s The Hangover, The Town and Clash Of The Titans. He is producer on Pacific Rim, Paradise Lost and Seventh Son, all of which will be distributed by Warner Bros.
Before Legendary Jashni served as president of Hyde Park Entertainment and prior to that he was a senior production executive at Fox.