Kevin Feige, Samantha Bee Added to 2018 Produced By Lineup

Annual conference set for June 9 and June 10

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, TV host Samantha Bee and Paramount chairman Jim Gianopulos have been added to the lineup of the 2018 Produced By Conference, the Producers Guild of America announced Thursday.

Headlining sessions announced today include “Conversation With: Samantha Bee & Jason Jones,” “Conversation With: Kevin Feige,” “Conversation With: Jim Gianopulos” and “Larry Gordon: Uncensored.”

Newly added panelists are Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato, Dan Bucatinsky, Jack Davis, Andrew Goldberg, Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Dan Harmon, David Lancaster, Jordan Horowitz and Lynette Howell Taylor.

“Conversation With: Samantha Bee & Jason Jones” will let the team share their experiences behind the Emmy-winning series “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” as well as the scripted comedy series “The Detour.” Feige will take part in an in-depth discussion to talk about some of the biggest blockbusters of the last decade, including “Black Panther.”

Gianopulos will discuss overseeing production of Hollywood films, including “Avatar,” “Titanic,” “Deadpool” and “Hidden Figures,” while Gordon will be part of a candid discussion about how he produced films like “Die Hard” and “Hellboy.”

The “Producers Mashup,” which gives attendees the chance to network with veteran producers and development executives, will return this year after its inaugural success last year.

Produced By will take place June 9 and June 10 at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles. Previously announced speakers are director Errol Morris, Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe and “Friends” co-creator Marta Kauffman.