The former Lotus Entertainment executive arrives as president of production and will get to work on a director-driven, commercial slate.
The company will also invest in up to three films a year backed by a seven-figure fund for production, pre-production and equity investment in the $5-15m range.
Lauren and Gugenheim will work with David Boyle, who will continue to be integral to the company’s investments, productions and business development.
Gugenheim most recently served as evp of production and operations at Lotus Entertainment where he oversaw production on Kidnap starring Halle Berry and brought in Replicas starring Keanu Reeves as well as Tigers Curse with Shekhar Kapur directing.
He started his career working for Joel Zwick followed by stints at CAA and Paramount Vantage.
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