Exec named president at Bushwazee

Michael Nash has been tapped prexy of Samuel L. Jackson’s production company, Bushwazee Films.

Nash most recently served as senior VP of development at Landscape Entertainment, overseeing development of “The Crusaders,” with Terrence Howard attached and Alex Graves to direct; “Fly on the Wall,” with Will Ferrell attached to star; and “Barry and Stan Gone Wild.”

Prior to joining Landscape, Nash was senior VP of development at Lynda Obst Prods., overseeing “Tenacity” and “Lights Out,” and operated Primal Pictures, which specialized in remakes of foreign-language films such as “Suspiria” and “Kopps.”

Before becoming a producer, Nash served for four years as VP of acquisitions at Paramount Classics and was involved with “The Virgin Suicides” and “You Can Count on Me.”

Jackson, who recently set a first-look deal at New Line, said of Nash, “He has a unique vision and taste for quality and commercial projects that are compatible with mine.”

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