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Legendary Entertainment Names Veteran Entertainment, Sports and Media Attorney Matthew Erramouspe Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President

Burbank, CA – February 26, 2020 – Legendary Entertainment announced today the appointment of Matthew Erramouspe as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President. The newly developed role brings Erramouspe in-house to Legendary’s senior management team from his post as co-chair of O’Melveny & Myers’ Entertainment, Sports and Media practice group. He will report to Legendary’s CEO Joshua Grode and work closely with the heads of Legendary’s business units.

 

“Matthew has been a trusted advisor and colleague for many years,” stated Grode. “His knowledge and expertise across M&A, the film, streaming and TV industry, and the media landscape in general are a great complement to the team of best-in-class Legendary executives who continue to grow our business and contribute to our success.”

 

“I feel very fortunate to be joining Legendary and its exceptional management team led by Josh,” Erramouspe commented. He added, “I couldn’t be more enthusiastic or optimistic about the exciting opportunities that lie ahead for this well-positioned company. And while I will miss my O’Melveny family of more than twenty years, I look forward to continue working with them as their client.”

 

As co-chair of O’Melveny’s Entertainment, Sports and Media transactional practice, Erramouspe became a trusted advisor counseling his clients in all business and legal aspects related to the financing, acquisition, production, distribution and other exploitation of content and live events. He was also at the forefront of the increased cooperation between the US and China in the entertainment and media sectors, and guided clients through the complexities of cross-border licensing, financing, production and distribution deals. In addition, Matthew serves on the Advisory Board for the Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law at the UCLA School of Law.

 

Most recently Erramouspe represented Legendary in its joint venture with Chris Albrecht to develop, finance and produce premium international scripted television.

 

About Legendary Entertainment 
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to worldwide audiences. Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $17 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com

 

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