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DC Studios Appoints Candice McDonough as Executive Vice President of Publicity and Communications

Additionally, Gary Barbosa will join the department managed by James Gunn and Peter Safran as Integrated Marketing and Creative Director.

James Gunn and Peter Safran

Warner Bros. Discovery’s recently formed division DC Studios is with its own head of communications.

Longtime Warner Bros. veteran Candice McDonough has been named executive vice president of publicity and communications at DC Studios, a newly created executive vice president of publicity and communications for DC Studios, owned by Warner Bros. ( Warner Bros.) operations. – Chairman and Co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran.

McDonough will be responsible for media relations, publicity and external and employee communications, reporting to Gunn and Safran, according to Wednesday’s announcement.

Additionally, Gary Barbosa joins the department as Director of Integrated Marketing and Creative.

This hire comes as DC-related screen content is being managed for the first time under a single umbrella with DC Studios. Launched late last year, the company is committed to producing not only films but also television and animated series, weaving a universe of interconnected stories across media and platforms. The first movie to officially launch the New DC Universe will be Superman: Legacy , which has been increasing wildly in recent weeks. The movie will be released in 2023 and the animated series

will be As a prologue Biological Commando .

“Candice is not only Gunn and Safran, one of the brightest correspondents, said in a statement: “She is a master strategist, but we also know first-hand that she has a unique knack for working with creative talent to ensure their work Presented in the most powerful and compelling way. “We are very excited to welcome Candice to DC and our senior team. “

McDonough said: “I’m excited to join DC Studios at such an important time, working with such experienced leaders. A unique and inspiring vision of the iconic DC universe across film, television and animation. While the role is new, I have been fortunate to have worked with James and Peter as filmmakers for many years, and I am looking forward to working more closely while retaining Warner Bros. to explore the extended family. “

MacDonald opened her Career, working in publicity for New Line Films, a division specializing in horror, comedy, and then Lord of the Rings Franchise. She at 2012 Promoted to Oversee Publicity and Corporate Communications for New Line Cinemas and Warner Bros. Studio Operations.

Boston College graduate who spent two years managing communications at EuropaCorp, Then Yu returned to Warner) to lead theatrical communications for Warner Bros. Pictures.

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