4:04pm PT by Carolyn Giardina
Legendary Hires Trio of Production Execs
Legendary on Wednesday announced the appointment of three production executives to its feature film operations.
Herbert W. Gains has been named executive vp, physical production; Valerie Flueger Veras joins as senior vp, postproduction; and Sara Flamm will serve as senior vp, physical production.
Gains will report to Mary Parent, Legendary’s vice chairman of worldwide production. He has served as executive producer on such films as Warner Bros.’ The Judge and Legendary's Watchmen, as well as recently released Jack Reacher: Never Go Back from Paramount. At Legendary, Gains’ responsibilities will include overseeing production of its feature film slate including Pacific Rim: Uprising, Pokemon’s Detective Pikachu and Godzilla: King of Monsters. He also will work closely with the postproduction team.
Flueger Veras, who will report to Gains, has led postproduction efforts on films including The Revenant, Selma and Nebraska. At Legendary, she will begin overseeing post on Kong: Skull Island.
Flamm, who also will report to Gains, most recently worked alongside Gains as unit production manager on Jack Reacher: Never Go Back and the upcoming Geostorm. She also has worked as production supervisor on films including The Judge as well as comic adaptations Green Lantern and Watchmen. Flamm is working on Pacific Rim: Uprising, currently shooting in Australia.