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Susan Levin Joins Silver Pictures as Vice President, Production.

BURBANK, Calif.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--June 16, 1999--

Susan Levin has been named vice president of Production at Warner Bros.-based Silver Pictures, it was announced by Joel Silver, the company's founder and head.

In her new position, she will report to Silver and to Dan Cracchiolo, senior vice president of Production. Levin will head a team that includes Percy Zuletta, director of Development, and Garrick Dion, creative executive, in identifying, acquiring, developing and supervising the production of motion-picture and television material.

Stated Silver: "Susan is a gifted production executive who brings intelligence, energy and an instinct for exciting filmmaking to her work. She will be a great asset to us in our expanded production activities as she helps us move our development projects forward and broaden our pool of material."

Levin, a graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Cinema/Television, joined Silver Pictures from Larry Kasanoff's Threshold Entertainment, where she oversaw the development and production of projects based on well-known properties such as Duke Nukem, G.I. Joe and Zork for both the company's film and television slates. These include the feature films "Mortal Kombat" and "Mortal Kombat: Annihilation," as well as the hit 22-episode TV series "Mortal Kombat: Conquest," which ran on both TNT and in syndication.

Levin produced the USA Network's No. 1 animated series, "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm," and associate-produced a TNT television special on the making of "Mortal Kombat," as well as the Dimension feature film "Beowulf."
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