Goodman Is Promoted at Castle Rock

Castle Rock Entertainment, the film and television producer recently acquired by Turner Broadcasting System, has promoted David Goodman to vice president of business affairs.

Goodman will oversee feature film and television contract negotiations and other business activities. He reports to Jess Wittenberg, Castle Rock’s senior vice president of business and legal affairs.

Castle Rock’s films include “In the Line of Fire,” “A Few Good Men” and the upcoming “City Slickers II.”

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