Occupation: President, DC Entertainment
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As comic books have rapidly emerged as the most bankable mainstream movie properties, a vast gulf has grown between the big-screen Marvel universe (Iron Man, Hulk) and that of DC Comics. Besides Christopher Nolan's Batman chapters, DC has faced a drought at the multiplex. Nelson is charged with altering that course. As the head of the newly-created DC Entertainment, she's been handed a sprawling comic book universe and tasked with adapting it for the mainstream. Millions of fans and plenty of movie studio execs are hoping she's up to the task.
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