JP Richards has left his submit as Apple’s Head of Movie Advertising and marketing Technique, having notified his staff of his choice this morning, Deadline can verify.
Richards joined the corporate from Warner Bros. Photos in January of final yr, overseeing advertising campaigns for movies throughout the Apple ecosystem and reporting to Head of Video Advertising and marketing, Chris Van Amburg. Whereas it’s unclear as but the place Richards will land, we hear that Apple will identify his substitute inside a matter of weeks.
Richards was a part of the staff that labored on the advertising for such titles because the Tom Hanks starrer Finch, Benjamin Cleary’s sci-fi drama Swan Music, starring Mahershala Ali, and Cherry with Tom Holland. He beforehand served as Co-President of Worldwide Advertising and marketing for Warner Bros., there overseeing campaigns for titles starting from Creed to The Conjuring, Joker and A Star Is Born.
Previous to his time at that studio, Richards was at Common Photos for over a decade, there overseeing digital campaigns for franchises like Quick & Livid and Despicable Me.
Upcoming movies from Apple embrace writer-director Cooper Raif’s Sundance Dramatic Viewers Award winner Cha Cha Actual Easy; its animated characteristic Luck with Skydance; the characteristic docs Black & Blues: The Colourful Ballad of Louis Armstrong and The Sound of 007; Raymond & Ray, starring Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke; Peter Farrelly’s dramedy The Biggest Beer Run Ever; the vacation movie Spirited, starring Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer; Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Killers of the Flower Moon; Matthew Vaughn’s spy thriller Argylle; the thriller Sharper, starring Julianne Moore, Sebastian Stan, Justice Smith, Briana Middleton and John Lithgow; Tetris, starring Taron Egerton; and Antoine Fuqua’s Will Smith starrer Emancipation.