Atlas Entertainment founder Charles Roven has announced a slew of promotions at the company.
Production executive Curt Kanemoto (pictured, top left) has been promoted to vp and Topher Rhys-Lawrence (pictured, top right), formerly Roven’s first assistant, becomes creative executive.
Kanemoto will join production vp’s Andy Horwitz and Jake Kurily, while Rhys-Lawrence will work alongside creative executives Rebecca Roven and Dan Wiedenhaupt.
Legal and business affairs executive Patrick Blood (pictured at bottom) is named vp of legal and business affairs.
Atlas Entertainment is currently in production on the Untitled Superman/Batman Project and Warcraft.
Kanemoto is the company’s executive on all DC Entertainment properties.
Roven is preparing to embark on his first TV project later this year, 12 Monkeys.
Atlas Independent is in production on Man On Carrion Road and in post on Mojave.
“This is an exciting time for Atlas Entertainment as we continue to expand our slate of projects and this latest round of promotions is a testament to the invaluable asset Curt, Patrick and Topher have proven to be to our team,” said Roven.
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