Josh Rosenbaum Promoted to Partner at Ken Kao’s Waypoint

Josh Rosenbaum has been promoted to partner at Ken Kao’s Waypoint Entertainment, the production and finance company behind Neon’s upcoming horror thriller Cuckoo.

Rosenbaum, who began his career at WME, joined the company in 2015 and has worked on films that include 2017’s Hostiles, Jared Leto starrer The Outsider, and Jonah Hill’s directorial debut, Mid 90s. Rosenbaum’s appointment to the newly created post comes after the company signed on to a slate deal with Neon that will see the company produce and finance films in the $10 million range with the speciality label.

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“Whether advocating for filmmakers or seamlessly collaborating with our partner teams, those fortunate enough to work alongside him can attest to his undeniable creative prowess,” said Kao. “His multifaceted contributions across all areas of the business have been pivotal to our success, and I am excited to have him as a Partner, propelling Waypoint to even greater heights.”

Added Rosenbaum: “Over the past 14 years, Ken has built Waypoint into a sanctuary for filmmakers to share bold and original stories. I’m thrilled to join him as Partner and continue Waypoint’s legacy as a powerhouse with a ‘Swiss-Army-Knife’ arsenal of creative, producing, and financial assets. With our incredible team including Emily Cheung and Dani Klemes, we’re poised to navigate this ever changing marketplace to help great films get made.”

Waypoint’s slate includes Aneil Karia’s modern adaptation of Hamlet starring Riz Ahmed and crime-thriller She Rides Shotgun starring Taron Egerton.

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