Jonathan Ross joins Microsoft Studios as an executive producer

Jonathan RossMicrosoft have announced that UK chat show host Jonathan Ross is to join Microsoft Studios as an executive producer. So far Microsoft have not said what Ross will be doing or working on or what his overall role and responsibility will be at the studio.

Ross is not new to the gaming world having been a voice actor in both Halo 3 and Fable 3. Earlier this year his own games studio created the iOS game Catcha Catcha Aliens!

Lee Schuneman, who’s head of Lift London – one of Microsoft Studios, er, studios said: “Microsoft Studios is focused on creating the best in class cross-media entertainment, with Lift London specifically looking at creating IP across multiple channels. Jonathan will be a huge asset for us as he really knows how to connect to mass audiences with an impressive understanding for audience tastes and trends”.

Ross is married to screenwriter, author and producer Jane Goldman. She is mostly known for co-writing with Matthew Vaughn the screenplays of Stardust, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class so there is plenty of creatively in the Ross household.

 

Source: Tech Digest

Reporter: Soulfinger

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