Peter Johnson in Talks to Join Legendary’s TV Arm

Peter Johnson Talks Join Legendary's TV

Former Wonderland Sound + Vision TV head would reunite with Bruce Rosenblum

Peter Johnson, former head of TV at McG’s Wonderland Sound + Vision, is in talks to join Legendary’s nascent TV division.

Sources indicate that Legendary is eyeing Johnson for a development post. Legendary is firing up a TV operation under the direction of former Warner Bros. TV Group prexy Bruce Rosenblum, who joined the company last month. Legendary is also poised to relocate its home base of production to NBCUniversal after a long run at WB concludes at year’s end.

Sources said Rosenblum was still likely to recruit other senior development exec in addition to Johnson as he builds the division from the bottom up.

Johnson spent nine years with Wonderland while it was based at Warner Bros. TV. He exiting last month when the company left the WB fold and received new funding from private equity shingle LD Entertainment.

Before joining Wonderland, Johnson had a long tenure as an exec at Fox.

A rep for Legendary declined comment.

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  1. snidely70448 says:

    Anthony Weiner is in the midst of another sexting scandal – admittedly one of which he warned us might be coming – and Varierty puts next to this story about some TV guy supposedly named PETER JOHNSON? Are you kidding me? This guy is for real? And if he’s real, somebody has GOT to talk him into signing him up to run for mayor of New York City. Then we would have Anthony Weiner and Peter Johnson contesting the mayor’s race, and former governor Eliot Spitzer and his former madame contesting the Comptroler race. President Obama could haul every Tea Party member and supporter off to FEMA camps between now and the election and the media wouldn’t notice.

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