She also previously worked at DreamWorks right before it went public and ran Wendy Finerman’s Co. as president during Forrest Gump, StepMom and Fairytale: A True Story.
At one point, she and Mimi Leder partnered. She also became a senior executive at Vangaurd Animation and has been involved in various aspects of film for years. She also helped to develop series for TV networks including ABC, Fox, CBS, MGM, and Lifetime.
“As anyone who knows Margaret will tell you, her positive energy, talent with material and breadth of experience is a rare combination,” Di Novi told Deadline. “I am lucky and delighted to have her on my team.