Darryl Frank

Spielberg takes the reins at Amblin as Wright exits

Michael Wright has stepped down as CEO of Amblin Partners, as chairman Steven Spielberg takes on the role. Wright is set to become executive producer on two films at the company. Jeff Small remains president and co-CEO and Spielberg will oversee operations. Amblin serves audiences via both TV and film. President of production Holly Bario, […]

Syfy, Amblin develop Brave New World

US cable network Syfy and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television are working up a TV version of Aldous Huxley’s classic sci-fi novel Brave New World. The pair are developing a scripted series based on the influential 1932 book, with Syfy’s NBCUniversal Cable Group stablemate Universal Cable Productions attached as the studio. Brave New World is set […]

Starz, Amblin investigate The Disappearance

US premium cabler Starz and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television is developing a drama series about a family whose son may hide a dark secret. The Disappearance will follow a wife whose joy at her kidnapped son returning to the family after seven years in captivity is cut short after a series of horrific local murders […]