Chris Selak

Lionsgate signs deal with Dexter’s Goldwyn

Lionsgate is set to partner with John Goldwyn, the well-known producer of Dexter and Manhunt: Unabomber, on a first-look deal to develop and produce scripted programming for television and streaming platforms. Goldwyn will work with Lionsgate through his John Goldwyn Productions banner. Lionsgate will have exclusive first-look rights to all television projects developed and produced […]

Lionsgate’s Bellisario expands responsibilities to Starz

Lionsgate has handed Marcello Bellisario an expanded role covering talent and casting at the indie studio and premium cabler Starz. Bellisario became the first head of casting & talent relations for Lionsgate’s  TV operation when he joined the company in 2014. In his new senior VP, talent and casting position he will give Starz a full-time […]

Selak to cover international at Lionsgate

Chris Selak has renewed her deal as executive VP, scripted at Lionsgate and added international to her remit. She has been at Lionsgate for six years and in her expanded role will cover worldwide, as well as domestic, television, working with the expanding Lionsgate UK operation, which this week took a stake to Potboiler Television. […]

Lionsgate nabs Warner exec in scripted push

Lionsgate has raided rival US studio Warner Bros. Television to hire Chad Kennedy as senior VP, current programming, as the company expands further in scripted shows. Kennedy joins the Orange is the New Black producer, having been director of current programming at Burbank-based Warner. His hire represents Lionsgate expanding its presence in the US scripted […]