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Courtenay Valenti Nears Deal at Amazon, Sources Say – Latest Hollywood News

Veteran movie government Courtenay Valenti has discovered her subsequent publish. The Warner Bros. alum is close to a deal at Amazon, sources inform Latest Hollywood News. Valenti is predicted to take a high position at MGM’s movie studio, a job that’s been vacant for months.

On Sept. 2, Warner Bros. introduced Valenti can be leaving her position as president of manufacturing and growth on the finish of October. She spent 33 years with the studio, rising to her most up-to-date position beneath former studio head Toby Emmerich.

Her exit got here after Emmerich departed his publish as a part of the Warner Bros. Discovery merger and Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy coming from MGM to run Warners.

Within the wake of De Luca and Abdy’s MGM exit, Amazon’s Jennifer Salke gained oversight over the legacy studio’s movie and TV output. Amazon acquired MGM in an $8.5 billion deal final March, giving the e-commerce big franchises similar to James Bond (with Eon) and Creed.

Throughout her time at Warners, Valenti, the daughter of the late MPAA president Jack Valenti, oversaw movies similar to The Lego Film, 4 Harry Potter movies and Mad Max: Fury Highway. Latest tasks she oversaw included George Miller’s upcoming Fury Highway follow-up, Furiosa, in addition to Incredible Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore, Elvis, Barbie and The Coloration Purple.

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