Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that Michael Shaffer has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development at the company.
Reporting to company president David Haddad, Michael Shaffer will be responsible for overseeing the strategy and execution of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s licensing, business development, and first-party partnerships. As Senior Vice President, Shaffer will also work to drive the negotiation and execution of deals alongside the executive team.
Michael Shaffer made the following statement:
“I am very excited to join the incredible team at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and return to the games industry at this pivotal time of historic growth and transformative new platforms. Being a part of the talented group at WBIE also provides an amazing opportunity to work on world-renowned properties, such as DC Comics, Mortal Kombat, LEGO and many more.”
Shaffer was previously Vice President of Business Development at Dropbox, Inc. before serving as an advisor to Google. He also has previous experience in the video industry, having made a career at Electronic Arts.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is the video game production arm of WB and is responsible for handling the publishing, developing, licensing and distribution of entertainment content for platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
‘Aquaman’: New Photos Offers Close Look At The Costumes, Weapons, & Creatures
Heroic Hollywood has unveiled new photos from the Aquaman press junket, offering fans a close look at the costumes, weapons, and creatures in the DC film.
Warner Bros. and DC's Aquaman will arrive in theaters soon and the recent press junket for the film included a gallery of several items featured in the titular hero's cinematic feature. Among the items on display are Arthur Curry's trident, Vulko's costume, an important map, and bits of the underwater creatures.
You can check out the first photo below and click "Next" to continue the gallery!
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From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.