Thomas Tull

Thomas Tull resigns from Legendary Entertainment as Wanda installs interim CEO

Thomas Tull resigns from Legendary Entertainment as Wanda installs interim CEO

Thomas Tull has resigned as chairman and chief executive of Legendary Entertainment, nearly a year after China’s Dalian Wanda Group acquired the Burbank film and TV production company in a high-profile deal worth $3.5 billion. 

Wanda has installed Jack Gao as Legendary’s interim chief executive while it searches for a full-time replacement for Tull, 46, who founded Legendary in 2005. Under Tull, who made his bones in private equity, Legendary became a formidable Hollywood production company and had a hand in such blockbusters as “The Dark Knight,” “Godzilla” and “Jurassic World.”

Legendary has had an up-and-down run at the box office over the last few...

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