This morning mega publisher Activision Blizzard announced that Stacey Sher has been named co-president of the company’s television and film production division Activision Blizzard Studios.
Sher’s credits include producer roles in recent films like Quentin Tarantino’s recent release The Hateful Eight, 2000’s Erin Brockovich, 1997’s Gattica among other major film and television productions. She will be joined alongside existing president Nick Van Dyk.
The recently formed studio aims to bring some of Activision’s longest running franchises to both television and film. The first property to be adapted for the big screen is Duncan Jone’s adaption of the popular Warcraft series which is due out this June. A Call of Duty movie franchise is also in development.