Steve Krone, a veteran entertainment lawyer, has been tapped to serve as executive vice president for business and legal affairs at Village Roadshow Pictures.
Krone comes from his position at law firm Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, where he previously represented Bruce Berman’s Plan B Entertainment. Berman, a former WB production prexy, is now CEO and chairman of Village Roadshow Pictures.
Krone will oversee all legal and business matters for Village Roadshow Pictures, including the negotiation of talent deals for feature film productions.
He’ll also handle corporate affairs for the company, which includes supervising the partnership between Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. The two companies entered into a multiyear production and distribution partnership earlier this year.