Spyglass Media Group Appoints Cheryl Rodman Chief Legal Officer
CENTURY CITY, CA — Spyglass Media Group, LLC (“Spyglass”), a newly-announced independent premium content company, appointed Cheryl Rodman as its Chief Legal Officer, it was announced today by Gary Barber, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Spyglass.
In this role, Rodman is responsible for overseeing all legal matters and business & legal affairs for the company, including corporate matters and strategic growth initiatives. She will report to Barber.
Most recently, Rodman held the position of Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., serving on the business and legal affairs team handling major corporate and financial transactions and strategic investments. Previously, Rodman was the General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Spyglass Entertainment, the production, finance and distribution company Barber co-founded. Prior to joining Spyglass Entertainment, Rodman was an associate of Troop Meisinger Steuber & Pasich and Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP. Rodman holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA, graduating summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
Barber said, “I have had the pleasure of working alongside Cheryl at several companies over the years and always relied on her measured and savvy counsel. Cheryl is a powerhouse whose extensive legal experience, negotiating skills, and business acumen will serve our company well as we continue to build Spyglass into a formidable premium content company.”
Rodman said, “I am thrilled to rejoin Gary at Spyglass and be a part of the company’s evolution and growth.”
Spyglass Media Group launched in partnership between Barber and Lantern Entertainment Co-Presidents Andy Mitchell and Milos Brajovic and strategic investors Eagle Pictures and Cineworld Group. The company is primarily focused on developing, producing, financing and acquiring premium content worldwide for theatrical, network, cable and streaming platforms. Spyglass is now home to more than 250 film library titles, scripted and unscripted television series, such as “Project Runway;” Academy Award winners “The King’s Speech” and “The Artist;” box office hits “Inglourious Basterds,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “The Hateful Eight,” “Django Unchained” and “Spy Kids,” and genre franchises “Hellraiser” and “Scream.”