Weinberg joins the company as a financial partner and Material has also tapped Ben Tierney as VP of production. Anastasiya Kukhtareva was upped to creative exec.
Tierney and Kukhtareva will report to Material Pictures’ senior VP of production, Matthew Plouffe.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Rich and Ben into the fold,” said Maguire. “Alongside Anastasiya, I feel like we’ve assembled a great team to lead Material Pictures into its next chapter.”
Material pictures has a number of projects in the works including Henrik Ruben Genz’s “Good People,” which stars James Franco and “Pawn Sacrifice” with Ed Zwick attached to direct, as well as Craig Zobel’s “Z For Zachariah.”