Paramount Pictures production president Elizabeth Raposo left the studio. It’s been a rumor around town since Wyck Godfrey left after Emma Watts became president of Paramount Motion Picture Group in late June. Godfrey and Raposo worked closely together.
Raposo is an effective contractor and it will be harvested quickly. She has been with Paramount since 2005 and was director of development when she was promoted to production president in 2017, when Mark Evans was president of the film group. Then the films she worked on included Mission: Impossible, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Jack Reacher films, as well as watching the production of Christopher Nolan Interstellar and JJ Abrams photo Super 8.
Here is the inside note sent to Paramount by Watts on Thursday night:
TO: Officials of paramount importance
FROM: Emma Watts
DATE: September 1
I am writing to inform you that our colleague Elizabeth Raposo is leaving Paramount Pictures. She has been an invaluable part of the Paramount family for 15 years, including the last three years in her role as production president of our film crew. With her great taste and incredible talent relationships, Liz has played a major role in many of the company’s past and recent successes, including Sonic the Hedgehog, Rocket Man, Quiet Place, Mission Impossible – Fallout and Bumblebee, and Star’s latest films. Trek and the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick, among many others.
We truly thank Liz for her many years of experience and countless contributions to the studio and wish her all the best.