Infrared President Drew Simon Announced as one of Variety Magazine's 'Hollywood’s New Leaders of 2022'

November 28, 2022

Simon, 38, launched FilmNation Entertainment’s production label Infrared and quickly struck a first-look deal with Dave Bautista’s Dogbone Entertainment. Infrared will finance and produce mainstream films with franchise potential. The label plans to produce three to four films a year, appealing to broad audiences in the action, thriller, comedy and sci-fi genres. The first film, “Cooler,” will star Bautista, and is written and directed by Drew Pearce.

“I’m hopeful the next big disruption won’t be based on some new technology, but rather a desire from consumers to return to theaters for more than tentpole movies,” Simon says.

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