(October 23, 2018 – Burbank, CA) – Daria Cercek has been named Executive Vice President, Production, New Line Cinema, it was announced today by Richard Brener, President & Chief Creative Officer, New Line Cinema. Cercek will begin on October 29 and will report to Brener.
In her new role, Cercek will work on the development and production of original scripts, literary adaptations, existing IP, and franchises for New Line Cinema.
“Daria has built a reputation as one of the most well-regarded executives in the industry. To this day, I’ve never heard so many people speak so highly of someone. In addition to her quality relationships with the creative community, Daria brings a breadth of experience and an impressive track record. She will be a tremendous asset to New Line and we’re so excited to welcome her to the team,” said Brener.
Cercek joins New Line from Twentieth Century Fox Film where she served as Senior Vice President of Production. At TCFF, she oversaw films such as “The Heat,” “The Other Woman,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates,” “Snatched,” and “Spy,” as well as the last three films in the X-Men franchise. She joined TCFF as a creative executive in 2010. Cercek was previously a junior executive for producer Scott Stuber, and has also worked for Paula Wagner during her time as CEO at United Artists.
Cercek began her career as a literary assistant at William Morris in New York, before shifting to the motion-picture-lit department at CAA in Los Angeles. Cercek is a graduate of Brown University.
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