John Powers Middleton and Casey Affleck hired John Ridley as president of production. Ridley is a former Appian Way executive.
“We couldn’t be more excited to embark on this new adventure.. we’ve been discussing this for some time now, recognizing our similar taste in content and company landscape, and I know we’re both thrilled to finally bring it to fruition. We want to bring audiences the films they want to see” said John Powers Middleton.
Ridley previously served at Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way and oversaw a number of films including Live by Night, Twilight Zone, and Blood on Snow. Prior to Appian, Ridley served as an executive at Warner Bros.