More upheaval over at DC Entertainment as Geoff Johns is stepping down as president and CCO, THR reports. Co-publisher Jim Lee will take the role of CCO while continuing as co-publisher. Johns, who has been instrumental in developing DC’s hugely successful TV slate and not as successful movie slate, will move to his own production […]
Yet another massive personnel move in the comics space, as Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment, is leaving WB permanently, as THR reports. Nelson had been on a leave of absence since March but she announced that the move would be permanent this week. Nelson originally took the time out to deal with family issues. […]
Diane Nelson, whose leadership as president of DC Entertainment and president of Warner Bros. Consumer Products has seen many changes at the company, is taking a leave of absence, THR reports, The leave starts April 2nd and has no end date. The moves was announced in a company email from WB head Kevin Tsujihara. DC Entertainment […]
When you’ve been doing this as long as I have, you have to take the long view. And watching narratives emerge, evolve and take their place as history is part of the fascination that keeps me coming to my keyboard to tell you all about it. So it is that Abraham Riesman’s profile of Geoff Johns, Diane […]
It was quite a gathering of comics talent for last night’s Suicide Squad premiere in New York. The crew gathered for the above photo before hand, including many creators who had a hand in various characters from the film. From left to right: Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Misty Lee (in the back), Amanda Conner (wearing […]
At LONG LAST, the waiting is over and the party can begin! Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice had its world premiere at a star studded screening at Radio City Music Hall last night, March 20th. All the questions over whether Warner Bros. can establish their own cinematic superhero universe will soon be answered. […]
If you were wondering if any of the recent turmoil at DC Comics would affect president Diane Nelson’s standing at WB, the answer is no. She’s already proven herself a strong executive who gets the way Warners works, and as a result she’s just added running Warner Bros Consumer Products to her portfolio, along with DC Entertainment and CCO of Warner Bros. Interactive, THR reports. She replaces Brad Globe, who served as president from 2005 until now and announced his retirement for next spring.
In a letter to staff obtained by CBR, DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson confirmed what most industry watchers have been waiting for ever since a Burbank head for the division was announced: DC Comics is moving lock, stock, and barrel to Burbank. All employees will be offered relocation, which will not take place for a […]