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Broad Green Taps Lionsgate’s Marc Danon for Acquisitions Post

Fast-growing Broad Green Pictures has hired Lionsgate exec Marc Danon as president of acquisitions and co-productions.

Danon is heading the acquisitions team, with a focus on films for wide commercial release as well as prestige platform pre-buy opportunities. He will also organize the studio’s festival acquisition strategy.

Prior to joining Broad Green, Danon held the position of senior VP of acquisitions and business development at Lionsgate and worked on the acquisition of “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain,” “John Wick,”  “Dear White People,” “A Most Wanted Man” and “The Skeleton Twins.” He also worked on the studio’s day-and-date releases for theatrical and VOD for “Margin Call” and “They Came Together.”

Danon also worked on managing third-party brands and partnerships for Lionsgate including deals with Marvel, Saban Brands, WWE, Comcast, ABC, NBC, Codeblack and ITV.

Year-old Broad Green, founded by brothers Gabriel and Daniel Hammond, has been active in building a slate of adult-themed dramas such as “99 Homes,” “A Walk in the Woods,” “Infiltrator” and “Learning to Drive,” as well as Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups,” “Voyage of Time” and his untitled project starring Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender.

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