Marisa Liston, Lionsgate’s president of around the globe marketing for the studio’s movie group, is exiting her job, as is EVP of marketing David Edwards, TheWrap has learned. A lookup is underway by the studio for their replacements.
Liston joined Lionsgate in 2019 from Sony as its EVP of Publicity and was promoted previous August to her present-day position. Edwards is a 10-calendar year veteran of the studio, increasing as a result of the studio’s digital and strategic marketing departments.
“The mark of a good government is to go away a area improved than she uncovered it and Marisa will be undertaking that. In a time of consistent change and unpredictability, and as we continue to align our organization to fulfill our at any time-evolving business objectives, Marisa has been an inspiring and resourceful chief. We are likely to miss out on owning Marisa as a colleague and are sad that she has made a decision to step away,” Joe Drake, chair, Lionsgate Movement Photo Group, stated in a assertion.
Liston was liable for the publicity campaigns in help of “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” “Knives Out,” “Angels Has Fallen,” “Midway” and other hits. Next her marketing in August, she oversaw the marketing campaigns for “American Underdog,” “Moonfall” and “The Unbearable Body weight of Significant Expertise.”
Impending films for Lionsgate consist of “John Wick: Chapter 4,” “The Starvation Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” “Expendables 4” and a new “Dirty Dancing” film.
Deadline very first claimed the news.