WWE issued the following to us:
WWE® STUDIOS APPOINTS STEPHANIE DENTON VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL & ACQUISITIONS
Los Angeles, CA (XXX) – WWE® Studios announced today that Stephanie Denton has been appointed as Vice President of International and Acquisitions. Denton comes to WWE®Studios with a wealth of experience within the industry, having overseen sales and acquisitions at Lionsgate International, I.E.G., Lakeshore International, Bold Films and most recently Indomina Media.
Michael Luisi, President of WWE® Studios said “We are thrilled to have someone with Stephanie’s diverse expertise join the WWE® Studios family. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge surrounding sales and acquisitions that will help grow the WWE® Studios brand worldwide.”
Denton joins WWE® Studios as it continues to expand its acquisition activity, most recently with the Sundance Film Festival favorite Sleight. “WWE® Studios has grown exponentially since I began consulting for the division three years ago. I am excited to join the WWE® Studios team as we continue to develop and grow our business across international markets.”
ABOUT WWE STUDIOS
WWE Studios develops and produces feature films, as well as television and digital content. Its diverse slate is released theatrically, direct to home, and/or across digital platforms, and is co-produced & distributed through partnerships with premier global entertainment companies. WWE’s film division, led by President Michael Luisi, is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.
The division recently launched genre label Erebus Pictures with KISS Icon Gene Simmons; with the first film being Temple starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Heche, Dave Annable and WWE Superstar Seth Rollins®. Films from WWE Studios include The Call with Halle Berry and WWE Superstar David Otunga®, Oculus directed by Mike Flanagan starring Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff, and Dead Man Down with Colin Farrell and WWE Superstar Wade Barrett®.
Upcoming releases include Incarnate starring Aaron Eckhart and featuring WWE Superstar Mark Henry®, Brother’s Blood starring Trey Songz and WWE Superstar R-Truth®, Killing Hasselhoff starring Ken Jeong and David Hasselhoff, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone starring Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels®, and the Sundance thriller Sleight starring Jacob Latimore, Dulé Hill and Seychelle Gabriel.
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WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 25 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.
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