Elizabeth Gabler Re-Ups as President of Fox 2000 Pictures
Elizabeth Gabler has renewed her deal as president of Fox 2000 Pictures, according to an announcement Tuesday from Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman, chairmen of Fox Filmed Entertainment.
Fox also announced that Jessica Goodman has joined Fox 2000 Pictures as executive vp production and Marisa Paiva has been promoted from creative executive to director of development.
In the dozen years that Gabler has been in charge, Fox 2000 has consistently produced at least one or two sizable hits most years.
“For the past 12 years, Elizabeth’s savvy, vision and taste has taken Fox 2000 Pictures to a level of success and accomplishment that exceeded our already high expectations,” Gianopulous and Rothman said in a statement.
Among pictures she has overseen are Walk the Line, The Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me and the Alvin and the Chipmunks movies, which the studio says have grossed more than $1 billion worldwide.
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Movies coming from Fox 2000, according to the studio, include Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee; Guernsey, directed by Kenneth Branagh; and the sequel Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters.
Goodman most recently worked at Warner Bros., where she was executive vp production, overseeing projects such as Contagion, I Am Legend, Oceans 11 (and its two sequels), Michael Clayton and The Informant. She joined Warner Bros. in 1998.
“She has a tremendous wealth of experience and shares our passion and respect for wonderful material and filmmakers,” says Gabler.
Paiva is working on Life of Pi. Last year, she was creative executive on Water for Elephants.