Former Sony senior vice president Lauren Abrahams has joined Walt Disney Studios as an executive vice president for the studios’ live-action film group, according to Deadline.
- Abrahams ended a 15-year run at Sony, in which she was responsible for launching, packaging and overseeing franchise titles like Peter Rabbit and Zombieland 2: Double Tap.
- At Sony, Abrahams rose from assistant to Creative Executive/Director of Development and then vice president, serving as an executive on over 40 films and development projects.
- Other movies Abrahams has worked on include Escape Room, A Dog’s Way Home and Fantasy Island.
What they’re saying:
- Walt Disney Studios President of Production, Sean Bailey: “I have long been impressed with Lauren’s creative instincts, productivity, and work ethic and am thrilled to have her joining our team here at Disney.”
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