Dave Bishop Tapped as Revolver's Head of Acquisitions

CEO Justin Marciano hopes the former Sony Pictures executive will "spot audience-friendly titles."

LONDON -- Former Sony Pictures executive Dave Bishop has been hired as head of acquisitions with U.K. independent distribution label Revolver Entertainment.

Bishop joins Revolver with the indie CEO Justin Marciano hoping he will “spot audience-friendly titles from the sea of product currently out there.”

While with Sony, Bishop made his mark on the studio’s release slate with acquisitions including Stuart Hazeldine’s Exam, Irish horror Shrooms, Chris Smith’s medieval thriller Black Death and Sundance comedy hit Tucker and Dale vs. Evil.