WWE Films Names Jed Blaugrund as Vice President
"Jed’s background and passion for movies makes him perfectly suited to develop and produce movies for WWE® Films. His writer relationships and creative instincts are stellar, and I’m thrilled to have him on my team," said Simon.
Blaugrund comes to WWE® from Universal Studios-based Mostow/Lieberman Productions where he was VP of Production. Reporting to company principals Jonathan Mostow (Breakdown, U-571, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines) and Hal Lieberman, Blaugrund supervised development of the company’s slate of projects. Before Mostow/Lieberman, Blaugrund was a Creative Executive at Turner Pictures working on such projects as Michael, Any Given Sunday, and City of Angels. Blaugrund began his career as an assistant to Bedford Falls Company co-founder Edward Zwick where he worked on Legends of the Fall and the television series, My So-Called Life.
"I’m thrilled to be joining the WWE® family," Blaugrund said. "I look forward to making films that appeal to not only our loyal fans, but to moviegoers worldwide. The WWE® brand is incredibly powerful and recognizable; I know this division will only build upon that success."
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