Entertainment One to Launch U.S. Theatrical Releasing Arm

Shakeup at the Canadian film and TV producer sees David Reckziegel oversee expanded North American film division.

TORONTO -- Entertainment One has shaken up its film division, naming David Reckziegel as president of its Films North America division.

Reckziegel is promoted from his current post as co-president of Entertainment One Films Canada, and will add the U.S. film operations to his portfolio as that division expands.

The shuffle will also see Bryan Gliserman lead the Toronto-based producers’ Canadian operations as president of Entertainment One Films Canada.

And Dylan Wiley has been named vp of theatrical marketing and distribution for Entertainment One Films U.S.

As part of the producer’s expansion, Entertainment One is to launch a U.S. theatrical distribution division to be led by Wiley.

“While our U.S. and Canadian film divisions have enjoyed tremendous success to date, there is opportunity for growth, especially in the U.S.,” Patrice Theroux, president of Filmed Entertainment at Entertainment One said.