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Irell Partner To Star As CEO Of Legendary Entertainment

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 3:24 PM EST) -- Irell & Manella LLP announced Wednesday that a transactions partner will become the CEO of one of the firm’s clients, movie studio Legendary Entertainment LLC, the California production company behind international blockbusters “The Dark Knight,” “Jurassic World” and “Man of Steel.”

Joshua Grode will replace Thomas Tull, who founded Legendary in 2000. Tull served as CEO until he resigned in January shortly after the company was acquired by Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd. Irell helped usher in the $3.5 billion cash deal.

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