Marisa Liston, Lionsgate’s president of globally marketing and advertising for the studio’s film group, is exiting her purpose, as is EVP of internet marketing David Edwards, TheWrap has realized. A look for is underway by the studio for their replacements.
Liston joined Lionsgate in 2019 from Sony as its EVP of Publicity and was promoted final August to her existing purpose. Edwards is a 10-calendar year veteran of the studio, growing by means of the studio’s electronic and strategic marketing and advertising departments.
“The mark of a great executive is to go away a put better than she located it and Marisa will be performing that. In a time of continuous adjust and unpredictability, and as we keep on to align our business to fulfill our ever-evolving business aims, Marisa has been an inspiring and artistic chief. We are heading to miss acquiring Marisa as a colleague and are unhappy that she has resolved to phase absent,” Joe Drake, chair, Lionsgate Motion Photograph Group, explained in a statement.
Liston was accountable for the publicity strategies in guidance of “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” “Knives Out,” “Angels Has Fallen,” “Midway” and other hits. Subsequent her promotion in August, she oversaw the advertising strategies for “American Underdog,” “Moonfall” and “The Unbearable Pounds of Huge Talent.”
Impending movies for Lionsgate contain “John Wick: Chapter 4,” “The Hunger Game titles: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” “Expendables 4” and a new “Dirty Dancing” movie.
Deadline initial documented the news.