NBCUniversal International Studios (NBCUIS) has appointed the producer behind Netflix drama Lost In Space to head up its scripted output from LA.
Mark Helwig, who also worked on the reboot of Hellboy with Lionsgate, becomes exec VP of scripted at NBCUI and will work across the company’s LA production arm, reporting into UK-based president Jeff Wachtel.
Helwig previously had a production deal with LA-based studio Legendary and before that worked as an agent for ICM.
His new role will see him work across US-based development, sales and production, as well as dealing with US networks and SVOD’s.
His remit also includes working with NBCUIS’s development teams and production companies, including Carnival and Working Title TV.