Pamela Abdy

Courtney Valenti is in talks for a leadership film position at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, now under ownership of Amazon. The development comes after five months of speculation regarding MGM targeting Valenti, a seasoned production executive with decent talent relationships. Valenti exited her role as president of production and development for Warner Bros.…

Warner Bros. Pictures Group co-chairs and CEOs Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy will be honored by the Producers Guild of America with the 2023 Milestone Award for their contributions to the film industry. The duo will be recognized both as individual producers and as an executive team, and will…

“The Suicide Squad” director James Gunn and producer Peter Safran will serve as co-chairmen and CEOs for the film, TV and animation division of DC Studios.

James Gunn spent his summer thinking about the future. Three months before Tuesday’s shock announcement that he and longtime manager-turned-producer Peter Safran would take the reins at DC Films, the director showed up to July’s San Diego Comic-Con as a Disney employee, in town to give a first look at…

Warner Bros. Pictures has named longtime executive Jesse Ehrman as president of production and development, Variety has learned exclusively. The 16-year studio executive steps into the role vacated by Courtenay Valenti. He will report to Michael DeLuca and Pamela Abdy, co-chairs and CEOs, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. Ehrman will oversee and…

If it’s possible to pull off solemn conversations about the stakes for women around the world and also have a fantastic party that toasts their remarkable achievements, Variety did just that on Wednesday in Beverly Hills. In a sprawling takeover of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, heavy-hitting…