Evans to top production for Paramount

Exec named president of production for studio

Marc Evans has been upped to president of production at Paramount Pictures.

Evans, who previously served as exec VP of production, will continue to report to Paramount Film Group president Adam Goodman.

Joining the studio in 2003, Evans supervised the production on titles including “Star Trek,” “Mission: Impossible III” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” He’s currently supervising “Transformers 3,” “Super 8,” “Rango,” “Morning Glory,” “The Last Airbender” and the fourth “Mission: Impossible” installment, which is slated to start production in August.

“His track record demonstrates his great ability to juggle highly complex productions with complete grace and ease. He has terrific relationships, a passion for filmmakers, and a great work ethic,” Goodman said in announcing the promotion.

Prior to joining Paramount, Evans was exec VP at Laura Ziskin Prods. and VP of Industry Entertainment. He also spent five years as program director of the Chicago International Film Festival.

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