Producer Mark Gordon has been named chief content officer for Entertainment One, the indie distributor that acquired 51% of his busy production banner in early 2015.With Gordon's elevation to president and chief content officer, eOne will buy out the remaining 49% of Mark Gordon Co. for $209 million. As part of the shuffle, longtime eOne TV chief John Moryaniss will step down after a period of transition. Steve Bertram, formerly co-president of film, TV, and digital, has been upped to...
Mark Gordon made a seamless transition from producing films like “Saving Private Ryan” and “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” to producing well-made television shows spanning from “Army Wives” and “Criminal Minds” to “Designated Survivor” and “Quantico.” Many of his series have run well beyond the 100-episode mark.
One of Gordon’s biggest strengths is his ability to predict how the industry is changing, be it streaming services or a growing international market. Since selling EOne a 51% stake in the Mark Gordon Company in early 2015, Gordon has not settled down, as evidence by his having six series airing during the 2016-2017 season. This storyteller is focused on creating quality content that will play well internationally, across multiple platforms.
Despite his success in television, Gordon has not forsaken films. In 2013 he announced plans to produce a fourth “Chronicles of Narnia” film, and is one of the producers behind an all-star remake of “Murder on the Orient Express.”