Entertainment One Hires Benedict Carver

The former Dark Hero Studios exec will seek out strategic opportunities for the Canadian film and TV producer, based in Los Angeles.

TORONTO -- Entertainment One has hired Benedict Carver as senior vp of filmed entertainment, based in Los Angeles.

Carver was a partner with David Hayter in Dark Hero Studios, the film and TV production shingle launched in 2009, and with a first-look TV deal with Entertainment One struck last year.

Carver will seek out new properties and partnerships for the Canadian producers’ TV and film groups, including books, graphic novels and videogames for Entertainament One to develop.