Exec to oversee Anchor Bay offerings

Bill Clark has been elevated to prexy of Starz Home Entertainment as the division prepares for an influx of theatrical fare.

Clark, previously exec VP and general manager of homevid, will continue to oversee homevideo offerings from its Anchor Bay Entertainment arm and foreign subsidiaries, and he soon will oversee theatrical pics from sister division Overture Films.

Among the upcoming entries from Overture Films: “Mad Money,” with Diane Keaton and Queen Latifah, and “Ferris Wheel,” with Charlize Theron and Nick Stahl.

Anchor Bay has a large, quirky catalog of older horror titles and cult TV skeins such as “The Greatest American Hero.” Starz also oversees homevid releases from company’s anime division, Manga Entertainment.

Clark joined Starz from Ventura Entertainment Enterprises, where he was chief operating officer and assisted with its integration into First Look Studios. Previously, he did stints at EMI, Disney, Universal homevid, Spelling and CBS.

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