EXCLUSIVE: With all the exec suite changes occurring at studios, a rumor raced tonight that Paramount might be upping Elizabeth Raposo and Geoff Stier to be co-presidents of production. A source familiar with the studio’s thinking said that’s not what is happening, but it’s a good night for Raposo. Paramount is elevating Raposo from senior vice president to executive vice president. Stier already holds that title, and this puts the two of them on par with Peter Kang, who’s also exec veep of production. This comes after Marc Evans was named president of the Paramount Film Group, replacing Adam Goodman. That will be the structure going forward as the studio tries to generate more films each year. Raposo has been point person on both the latest Mission: Impossible and Star Trek sequels.
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