Paramount searching for new games honcho


Paramount is in search of a new executive to head its gaming initiative. Variety reports that the studio is currently looking for someone to replace the outgoing VP of interactive and mobile, Sandi Isaacs. The movie industry site speculates that Paramount is trying to get a high-profile gaming exec. to run the publishing unit.

Games based on Iron Man and Saturday Night Fever were released on iPhone last week, with casual titles based on Pretty in Pink, Clueless and Mean Girls planned for the future. Variety has also "heard rumblings" of bigger projects beyond 2010, but no details were given.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.