Paramount Names Daria Cercek, Michael Ireland Co-Presidents of Production

Ireland joined in November and Cercek will begin effective Jan. 11

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Paramount Pictures today has named former New Line Cinema executive Daria Cercek and former 20th Century Studios executive Michael Ireland as co-presidents of production at the studio.

Both Cercek and Ireland will report to Paramount motion picture group president Emma Watts. Ireland joined the studio in late November, and Cercek begins her position effective January 11.

“I’m thrilled to be working again with both Daria and Mike. The key to success is having the right team, and having watched Daria and Mike grow over the years, I am quite confident their combined creativity, enthusiasm and extensive talent relationships will be a huge windfall for Paramount. They believe passionately in people and projects which makes for better films,” Watts said in a statement.

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