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‘House of the Dragon’ Showrunner Ryan Condal, Beyoncé Producers Nova Wav Join TheGrill

Top executives from Paramount, WME, Lionsgate and IMAX also join WrapPRO’s annual business conference

“House of the Dragon” creator and showrunner Ryan Condal has joined TheGrill 2022 for a Spotlight Conversation about the unique challenges and experiences involved with expanding the beloved “Game of Thrones” franchise on HBO. 

Earlier this year, the premiere of “House of the Dragon” drew nearly 10 million viewers, the largest audience for any new original series in the history of HBO.

Nova Wav, Brittany “Chi” Coney and Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, who co-wrote and co-produced eight songs on Beyoncé’s epic hit album of the summer, “Renaissance,” will also join TheGrill – in person – for an exciting conversation about innovation and music. Nova Wav have written and produced tracks and albums for artists including Beyoncé, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Ariana Grande, Jay-Z, Saweetie, Nicki Minaj and many more.

Other high-profile speakers have been added to TheGrill for the gathering of industry leaders on Oct. 11-12 in Los Angeles including:

  • Paramount president of worldwide marketing & distribution, Marc Weinstock
  • Paramount chief strategy officer and chief business development officer, streaming, Jeff Shultz
  • WME COO, Dan Limerick
  • Lionsgate chief diversity officer and Starz SVP of human resources, Jamila Daniel
  • IMAX Entertainment SVP and head of music, Jason Richmond

They join previously announced industry leaders chef and humanitarian José Andrés, Candle co-CEO Kevin Mayer, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick, Paramount futurist Ted Schilowitz and more of Hollywood’s most innovative thinkers.

About TheGrill

For over a decade, WrapPRO’s Grill event series has led the conversation on the convergence between entertainment, media and technology, bringing together newsmakers to debate the challenges and opportunities facing content in the digital age. Tailored to a C-suite and innovative, forward thinking  attendees, the event delivers a unique series of curated discussions, industry panels and virtual networking activations that explore the ever-changing media landscape.

This year’s event will offer both in-person and virtual components. The Oct. 11 program will be all virtual and free to register. The Oct. 12 program will be an exclusive in-person event held in Los Angeles with limited tickets available to WrapPRO members and will conclude with an evening of cocktails and conversations honoring TheWrap’s Innovators of 2022! The highly anticipated annual Innovators List recognizes individuals and companies who are driving change within their industry and beyond.

Click here to become a WrapPRO member for access to TheGrill on-demand as well as exclusive entertainment coverage, insights and invites to virtual events and screenings throughout the year.

TheGrill 2022 sponsors include Loeb & Loeb, City National Bank, Gracenote, Gerber Kawasaki, Sony Pictures, Take-Two Interactive, SAG-AFTRA, New York Festivals, Samba TV and IMAX.