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Keep up with what’s happening in the industry with the inside information on who’s getting hired, promoted, and let-go. Mary Parent, Cale Boyter and Ali Mendes are heading from Disruption to Legendary and more in this week’s exec shuffle!
Disruption Entertainment founder Mary Parent is joining Legendary Entertainment, filling the vacancy left behind by former president Jon Jashni. In addition, Thursday’s shuffle will see Legendary’s head of Television and Digital Media, Bruce Rosenblum, exit the company.
Steven S. DeKnight has won the job to direct Pacific Rim 2, the sequel to the 2013 hit action film featuring robots battling monster-aliens. The first film was helmed by Guillermo del Toro with a script by Travis Beacham.
Victor Von Doom is setting sail for fantastic creatures.
Logline: A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus–the demigod son of Zeus–is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans.
Logline: NASA astronauts Ryan Stone and Matt Kowalski are busy repairing the Hubble telescope in orbit, when they receive sudden word to abandon the mission and reboard their ship due to a a satellite avalanche plummeting in their direction at breakneck speed. In the race to get back into their shuttle and back to earth before the tidal wave of space junk reaches their ship, they lose all communications, and power, as they drift aimlessly through the darkness of space, searching for a way back home.