Former MGM Worldwide Tv government Steven Johnson will be a part of Alcon Leisure as evp, head of bodily manufacturing.
Johnson, who held an analogous place at MGM, will oversee bodily manufacturing for Alcon’s movie, tv and documentary initiatives, which embody the Amazon tv sequence Blade Runner 2099, the animated characteristic movie, Garfield starring Chris Pratt and Samuel L. Jackson for Sony Photos, the characteristic movie Rendezvous With Rama, directed by Denis Villenueve, and the upcoming docuseries based mostly on basketball coach John Thompson.
Alcon has financed and produced or co-financed and co-produced earlier initiatives together with The Blind Aspect, Blade Runner 2049 and The Ebook of Eli.
Earlier than becoming a member of MGM, Johnson was the vp of TV bodily manufacturing at MRC Studios, the place he labored on Ozark and The Nice, and vp of manufacturing at twenty first Century Fox. He beforehand labored as a line producer for Tobey Maguire’s former manufacturing firm, Materials Photos.
At MGM, Johnson additionally served as a co-executive producer on Final Mild for Peacock and a co-producer on El Fin Del Amor for Amazon LATAM and Harlan Coben’s Shelter for Amazon Prime.
“Steven’s distinctive expertise throughout all sectors of manufacturing over the previous 20+ years offers him super perspective and experience and we sit up for him bringing his huge expertise to Alcon,” stated Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove.
Johnson is repped by Gil Harari at APA.