Production Exec Jon Gonda Joins Paramount From Warner Bros.

He will work under Paramount production president Liz Raposo.

Creative executive Jon Gonda is jumping from Warner Bros. Pictures to Paramount Pictures.

The well-liked exec makes the move as newly installed Paramount chairman-CEO Jim Gianopulos reshapes the production division. Earlier this month, the studio announced that producer Wyck Godfrey is joining as president of the Paramount Motion Picture Group, succeeding Marc Evans. Godfrey begins the new gig in January, with Evans taking on a producing role.

Gonda, who will serve as a production vp, will work under Paramount president of production Liz Raposo. He will start on the Melrose lot on Oct. 2.

Gonda, who has been with Warner Bros. since 2014, did a previous stint at Fox, Gianopulos' old studio. While there, he co-spearheaded the creation and implementation of the Fox Writers Studio, an incubator program consisting of 12 feature writers penning original movies for the film studio.

At Warner Bros., Gonda helped shepherd The Lego Batman Movie, The Accountant and the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians.

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