Lionsgate Promotes Erin Westerman to President of Motion Picture Production

Variety | 7/16/2019 | Dave McNary
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Lionsgate has promoted veteran executive Erin Westerman to the post of president of production of its Motion Picture Group.

Motion Picture Group chairman Joe Drake and motion picture group president Nathan Kahane made the announcement Tuesday. The post has been vacant since earlier this year, when it was held as a co-presidency by Peter Kang and Geoff Shaevitz.

Westerman - Vice - President - Production - Production

Westerman has served as executive vice president of production since 2017, overseeing the creative production team. She has helped develop Rian Johnson’s upcoming “Knives Out,” starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, and Jamie Lee Curtis, and the untitled untitled Fox News-Roger Ailes sexual harassment film starring Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman. Westerman was also involved in bring the Point Grey partnership (Seth Rogen/Evan Goldberg/James Weaver) and Megamix (Jonathan Levine) producing deals to the studio.

“Since joining Lionsgate, Erin...
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