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Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 | Time: 8am-10:45am-ish | Check In: 7:20am

CALE BOYTER

Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs

Cale Boyter

CALE BOYTER

Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs

CALE BOYTER is the Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs at Legendary Entertainment, the leading global entertainment media company committed to transportive storytelling across its film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) virtual reality and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions. The company is dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic.

Cale most recently worked on PACIFIC RIM: Uprising starring John Boyega and SKYSCRAPER starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, among others. Next in line is the first live-action Pokémon movie, DETECTIVE PIKACHU starring Ryan Reynolds along with Denis Villeneuve’s interpretation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi series, DUNE. Also in production is Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Through complete or joint ownership, 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. Legendary’s huge catalog of current and past film and video credits include: Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman,” “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” “Skyscraper,” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” “The Hangover” franchise, “Kong: Skull Island,” “Warcraft: The Beginning,” “Warcraft: Carnal Quest,” “Steve Jobs,” “Clash of the Titans,” “Inception,” “The Town,” “42,” “Interstellar,” “Seventh Son,” “Straight Outta Compton” and numerous others.

In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $12 billion worldwide at the box office.

Legendary is a subsidiary of the Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group and is the parent of several companies, including Asylum Entertainment. It supports the digital channels, Nerdist, Five 33, Geek & Sundry and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls. Legendary Television’s shows include, The Expanse, Colony, Love, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, Downward Dog, The Looming Tower and Lost in Space (Syfy, Amazon, USA Network, Netflix, Fullscreen, ABC, Hulu, Netflix).

Cale first joined Mary Parent (current Vice Chairman of Worldwide Production at Legendary) at Disruption Entertainment, her production company with a first-look deal at Paramount Pictures. His credits under Disruption include NOAH and THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER.

CALE began his career at New Line Cinema, where he worked for 10 years and was behind hits such as “ELF,” “Wedding Crashers,” “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” “Just Friends,” and “A History of Violence.”

 

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