Entertainment Netflix’s Head of Physical Production Ty Warren to Exit in Reorganization (Exclusive)
Spielberg's Amblin to make several films a year for Netflix
NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg, a filmmaker synonymous with big-screen enchantment, has set a new deal with Netflix in which his production company, Amblin Partners, will make multiple feature films per year for the streaming giant. The partnership, one long courted by Ted Sarandos, Netflix chief content officer, is a major get for the company that, amid increasing competition, brings perhaps the most beloved film director more officially into the streaming fold. The deal announced Monday doesn't specifically include any movies to be directed by Spielberg. This December, he will release “West Side Story” theatrically with Disney’s 20th Century Studios.
’s head of physical production, Ty Warren, was laid off as part of a restructuring of the physical production department, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
According to an individual with knowledge of the matter, the restructuring is focused on creating regional physical production teams, rather than having one central worldwide division led by Warren.
“Over the past five years, Ty has made tremendous contributions to Netflix, building our physical production team from the ground up and producing shows and films at extraordinary scale and quality. We wish him the best in his next chapter,” Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos told THR in a statement.
Warren’s exit follows a January move by Momita SenGupta, formerly vp production at Netflix, who departed the streaming giant to join Lucasfilm as executive vp physical production.
Warren joined Netflix in 2016 to oversee physical production on Netflix Originals, including hits like The Crown, Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why and Making a Murderer. He was formerly the exec vp physical production at Legendary Pictures and the senior vp production at DreamWorks Studios.
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