EXCLUSIVE: The executive arrives from Lightning Entertainment as director of acquisitions and marketing.

Will Weissman

Weissman will get to work on a slate that includes The Recall starring Wesley Snipes, Conspiracy with Minnie Driver, John Leguizamo, Maggie Q, Dianna Agron, and Frank Grillo, and Outlaws And Angels starring Luke Wilson, Chad Michael Murray, and Teri Polo.

“Right now is a very exciting time for VMI, and I’m thrilled to have someone of [Weissman’s] calibre join our team,” said VMI Worldwide president Andre Relis.

“Will brings with him exceptional experience and we believe he is the perfect fit for our company at a time where we are seeing significant growth.”

At Lightning Weissman served as director of marketing and acquisitions and worked on campaigns for Ask Me Anything, The Mind’s Eye, Bravetown, Gus, Love And Honor, and Struck By Lightning, among others.

He also ran the company’s VOD department and its considerable digital library.