Los Angeles, August 9, 2012 – As part of the newly reorganized Kennedy/Marshall Company, founder Frank Marshall announced today that respected development executive Grey Rembert – longtime colleague of Kennedy and Marshall – will come on board as President of Production. Marshall will now be sole head of the company.
The announcement comes at a busy time for the company, which has Tony Gilroy’s THE BOURNE LEGACY being released on August 10th and is currently in post-production on Steven Spielberg’s upcoming LINCOLN. They also have many film, television and gaming projects in development, including the fourth installment of the blockbuster franchise JURASSIC PARK. The Kennedy/Marshall Company, which has a longstanding first-look film deal with DreamWorks, recently announced a two-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios, and also has plans to expand into documentaries and digital media.
“I couldn’t be more excited to have Grey joining me at Kennedy/Marshall,” said Marshall. “She is a talented, seasoned professional and it is a pleasure to be reunited since she began her career working for me and Kathy at Amblin.”
“I’m excited by this opportunity to work with longtime friends and family. Kathy and Frank inspired me to work in the movie business and gave me the best training ground at Amblin Entertainment. Working alongside Frank is a dream come true…it just doesn’t get better than this” said Rembert.
Grey Rembert is a feature film executive who most recently served as Senior VP of Development at GK Films. While at GKF, Rembert championed such projects as HUGO which was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and went on to win five Oscars. Her six years at GK Films also included collaboration on such acclaimed projects as: THE TOWN, THE TOURIST, THE RUM DIARY, and THE YOUNG VICTORIA
Before GK Films, Rembert was an executive at DreamWorks, specializing in acquiring literary material for feature film development.
Rembert got her start in the business 25 years ago, when the Pepperdine grad was hired by Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall at Amblin Entertainment.