On The Count Of three

Annapurna Interactive (AI) president Nathan Gary has been named president of Annapurna overseeing film, TV, theatre, and interactive at Megan Ellison’s company.

Gary will join the executive team alongside Ellison, chief content officer Sue Naegle, and president of legal and business affairs Chris Corabi. Deborah Mars and Nathan Vella of Annapurna Interactive will co-head the interactive division.

Gary and AI executive James Masi alongside Ellison co-founded Annapurna Interactive in 2016. Since inception the company’s output includes two Bafta best game award winners: What Remains Of Edith Finch and Outer Wilds.

Annapurna’s film credits include Phantom Thread, Zero Dark Thirty, American Hustle and Vice. The company is in production on Universal’s November 2022 release She Said starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan and directed by Maria Schrader, followed by Landscape With Invisible Hand starring Tiffany Haddish. 

Annapurna Pictures’ next release will be Jerrod Carmichael’s directorial debut On The Count Of Three (pictured) in partnership with MGM’s Orion Pictures.