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Emma Watts Out as Paramount Motion Picture Group President

Matt Donnelly Senior Film WriterEmma Watts is out as Paramount’s motion picture group president.Watts exits just over a year in the job, on the heels of her former Fox boss Jim Gianopulos — whose jaw-dropping ouster as Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO shook up Hollywood in early September.

Gianopulos was replaced by Brian Robbins, the former head of Viacom’s Nickelodeon label.In a statement, Robbins said the studio had benefitted greatly from “the deep talents of Emma Watts who, among so

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Matt Donnelly Senior Film WriterEmma Watts is out as Paramount’s motion picture group president.Watts exits just over a year in the job, on the heels of her former Fox boss Jim Gianopulos — whose jaw-dropping ouster as Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO shook up Hollywood in early September.
President of the Motion Picture Group at Paramount Pictures Emma Watts is exiting her position following the ouster of CEO and Chairman Jim Gianopulos, an individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap. Earlier this month, head of Nickelodeon at ViacomCBS Brian Robbins was announced to replace Gianopulos.

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