Walter Hamada
United States

DC Entertainment


President, DC-Based Film Production

The former New Line Cinema executive behind horror hits like global blockbuster “It” and “The Conjuring” franchise was named president of DC-based film production for Warner Bros. in early 2018. He oversees WBP’s lineup based on characters from the label’s comic universe. The studio is currently at work on a sequel to 2017 chart-topper “Wonder Woman.” He served as New Line’s executive vice president for production, having joined signed on in 2007 as senior vice president for production. Hamada spent four years as a partner at the management and production firm H2F Entertainment, and prior to that, he ran development for MBST Entertainment. Hamada began his career at TriStar, where he rose to vice president of production for Columbia Pictures.


  • New Line Cinema
  • Columbia Pictures
  • DMG Entertainment

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Warner Bros. Taps Walter Hamada to Oversee DC Films Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Warner Bros. Taps Walter Hamada to Oversee DC Films Production (EXCLUSIVE)

As part of a shake-up of its DC film operations, Warner Bros. is promoting Walter Hamada to oversee its comic book movies, Variety has learned. He will serve as president of DC-based film production. In December, the studio decided to replace Jon Berg and Geoff Johns as the heads of the DC movies. Berg became a production partner with Roy Lee, the producer of "The Lego Movie" and "It," who has a deal on the lot.Johns remains at DC as...


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