Gabler most recently oversaw production at Fox 2000 as president of production. She was left with a decision on what to do next, however, once Disney decided to shutter the Fox 2000 film division following its acquisition of Fox’s film and TV assets.
“I have been fortunate to work with Brian, Elizabeth and her talented team in the past,” Sony Motion Picture Group Chairman Tom Rothman said in a statement. “They are the gold standard at their respective jobs and I am overjoyed that we will all be working together in this very forward-looking partnership. Content creators need to find new and aggressive ways to move up in, and enhance, the value chain for authors, publishers, filmmakers, and studios alike, and we believe this alliance will offer many such new opportunities.