As Warner Bros. moves to restructure their DC Films group the studio has begun tapping new executives to oversee the production of future DC Extended Universe films. The latest appointment is Chantal Nong who will be assuming a key production role.
THR reports that Nong will officially be serving as the Vice President of Production of Warner Bros.’ DC Films group, which recently received a new president in Walter Hamada, one of the executives who helped mastermind the widely successfully The Conjuring series of films under Warner Bros.’ New Line division.
As the Vice President of Production, Nong will be in charge of overseeing the development and production management of the studios’ DCEU slate.
At the moment, DC Films is going through a small hiatus with Warner Bros. only releasing James Wan’s Aquaman in December while David F. Sandberg’s Shazam! is the only DCEU film currently in production, but that is going to change soon. Wonder Woman 2 is getting ready to start shooting in the United Kingdom this summer as it has begun heading into the casting stage. Insider sources with knowledge of the studios’ plans have stated that the next wave of DCEU films will likely include The Flash, Joss Whedon’s Batgirl, and several others.
Nong has had a role at Warner Bros. Pictures since 2011 and recently she oversaw the development of The Meg, an upcoming horror film starring Jason Statham, and Crazy Rich Asians. Her previous works include Godzilla, The Intern and 300: Rise of An Empire. She is also a fan of the X-Men film series which suggests she’s definitely passionate about touching some comic book characters. This could potentially be the positive turn that the franchise has desperately needed according to some.
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