(November 2, 2011 – Burbank, CA)- Warner Bros. Pictures’ President of Production Greg Silverman has renewed his contract with the studio, it was announced today by Jeff Robinov, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. Silverman will continue to report to Robinov and have full oversight of Warner Bros. Pictures’ development activities and budget. He is also charged with seeking new opportunities to diversify and build upon the success the company has consistently achieved. “Greg has a phenomenal aptitude for fostering filmmaker relationships and discovering new talent around town,” said Robinov. “He demonstrates incredible leadership toward our creative team, and I am so pleased that he will continue to oversee our slate.” Prior to his current post, Silverman served as Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Production for two years, and before that was Executive Vice President, Production, Warner Bros. Pictures, where he shepherded the enormously successful and critically acclaimed “The Dark Knight,” “300,” “The Hangover” and the global phenomenon “Inception,” among other films. Silverman initially joined Warner Bros. in 1999 as a junior production executive, where he worked on such films as “The Matrix,” “A Perfect Murder” and “Cats & Dogs.” Silverman then joined Revolution Studios as Senior Vice President, Production, overseeing “America’s Sweethearts,” “The One” and “The New Guy,” before returning to Warner Bros. Pictures in 2002 as Vice President, Production. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Production in 2004 and then to Executive Vice President, Production in 2006. He has overseen production on such projects as “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “The Lake House,” “The Bucket List,” “Beerfest,” “Batman Begins,” “Troy,” “Get Smart” and “Yes Man.” Silverman got his start in the industry working in craft services on the independent film “Two Guys Talkin’ About Girls” and then became an assistant at Tri-Star and Mandeville Films before joining Mad Chance as a production executive. Silverman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Stanford University.