Marcello Bellisario

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 […]

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 […]