Marisa Liston has been confirmed as president of worldwide marketing at Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.
Liston has led the studio’s marketing department since March and in her expanded role will oversee all aspects of worldwide marketing for the studio’s films from theatrical through home entertainment, as well as marketing day-and-date releases and catalogue titles.
The slate of upcoming features includes The Protégé starring Michael Keaton, Maggie Q, and Samuel L. Jackson (August 20); NFL drama American Underdog starring Zachary Levi (December 10); Roland Emmerich sci-fi Moonfall (February 4, 2022); The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent with Nicolas Cage as Nicolas Cage (April 22, 2022); Shotgun Wedding (June 29, 2022); and White Bird: A Wonder Story (September 16, 2022).
Also approaching on the horizon are Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret starring Abby Ryder Fortson, Rachel McAdams, and Kathy Bates; Hunger Games prequel The Ballad Of Songbirds and Snakes; Borderlands starring Cate Blanchett and Kevin Hart; and John Wick: Chapter 4 with Keanu Reeves.
The executive joined Lionsgate in 2019 EVP earned media and communications for the Motion Picture Group. Prior to that she was a 17-year veteran at Sony Pictures serving most recently as EVP of domestic publicity.