EXCLUSIVE: Momita “Mo” SenGupta has joined Lucasfilm as EVP, Physical Production.
SenGupta most recently served as Executive Vice President of Production at Viacom and Vice President of Production at Netflix, where she oversaw all physical production of the original series in the US and UK.
As Executive Vice President of Physical Production at Lucasfilm, SenGupta will report directly to Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and lead all aspects of the productions, including physical production, post-production, visual effects and filming. financing of production.
SenGupta inherits a solid roster of productions currently in progress or in pre-production at Lucasfilm, including The Mandalorian, Andor, The Bad Batch, Willow, Rogue Squadron, Boba Fett’s book and many others. During Disney Investor Day in December, it was announced that there would be around ten new Star wars streaming series launched in the next few years on Disney +.
Disney acquired Lucasfilm in October 2012 for $ 2.2 billion. On the feature film side, Disney has made six Lucasfilm titles, including five in the Star wars universe, as well as the animated function Strange magic. In total, they grossed $ 5.93 billion at the global box office.