Veteran Executive Ty Warren Promoted to Executive Vice President for Legendary Entertainment
The former Dreamworks Production VP will oversee Legendary's upcoming productions for the 300 sequel Battle of Artemisia, Wrath of the Titans, and Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim.
Veteran production executive Ty Warren is the new Executive Vice President of Physical Production for Legendary Entertainment, Legendary President and Chief Creative Officer Jon Jashni announced today. Warren moves up from being the company’s Senior Vice President of Production, a position he has held since joining the company in 2011.
Among his responsibilities is supervising physical production of several Legendary projects including Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, Sergey Bodrov’s Seventh Son, starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore, Noam Munro’s sequel to 300, Battle of Artemisia, Brian Helgeland’s 42, starring Harrison Ford, and Jonathan Liebesman’s follow-up to Clash of the Titans, Wrath of the Titans. He is also monitoring Legendary East’s first project, Ed Zwick’s film The Great Wall.
Warren’s previous experience includes a stint at Dreamworks Pictures, where he held the role of Senior Vice President of Production, and serving as Nominating Committee Chairman and AP Council Board Member for the Producers Guild of America. In a statement, Jashni indicated that he’s confident that Warren will bring this considerable experience to bear in his new position.
“Ty has brought to Legendary a breadth of experience at an integral time for the company,” said Jashni. “Given the increase in our autonomous production activity we will benefit greatly from his focus and leadership.”