Chantal Nong, Katie Soo, and Walter Hamada’s pioneering work at Warner Bros. continues to strengthen Warner Bros.’ position as one of the leading entertainment companies in the world.
Chantal Nong oversees creative development and production of DC feature films for the Warner Bros. Pictures Group. Previously at Warner Bros., she served as Vice President for Feature Development and Production, and her films included “Crazy Rich Asians,: and “The Meg,” as well as “The Intern,” “Godzilla,” and “300: Rise of an Empire.” Before joining Warner Bros., Chantal worked as a Vice President of Development at Légende Films, which produced “La Vie En Rose.” She earned a BA in Economics and International Studies at Yale University and then attended the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.
As Senior Vice President of Marketing, Katie Soo is responsible for overseeing marketing across the Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) portfolio to develop initiatives that promote the division and strengthen the relationship with consumers. Katie plays a key role in enhancing brand awareness and exploring opportunities that help innovate the way consumers experience content through WBDN’s wide portfolio of assets, which includes DC Universe, a DC-branded digital service. Prior to this role, Katie was the Vice President of Consumer Marketing at Fullscreen Media, Head of Social at Hulu, and Head of Social at Dollar Shave Club. Katie is still actively involved in startups, serving both as an advisor and founder to a handful of companies and has been recognized for her work in both creative storytelling and digital products.
As President of Warner Bros.’ DC-Based Films, Walter Hamada oversees production of the DC Extended Universe and other DC-based films. Prior to his current appointment, Walter was a highly-successful senior executive and producer at New Line Cinema, where he shepherded hit films such as The “Conjuring” (2013), “Annabelle” (2014), “The Conjuring 2” (2016), “Lights Out” (2016), “It” (2017), and “Shazam!” (2019).