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Sony Pictures TV Studios promotes Lauren Stein to head of creative

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has promoted drama development exec Lauren Stein to the newly created position of head of creative for SPT Studios. In her new role, Stein will take responsibility for drama and comedy development, TriStar Television, international co-productions, and current programming on series in their first year of production. She will continue to […]

Sony Pictures Television veteran Ed Lammi retiring after 36 years

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) veteran Ed Lammi is to retire from his role as EVP of production at the end of December after 36 years with the company. His departure was announced in a memo to staff yesterday by SPT Studios president Katherine Pope. There is so far no confirmation about his replacement. Lammi joined […]

Amazon extends superhero spin-off ‘Gen V’ for sophomore season

Prime Video has renewed superhero series Gen V for a second season. A spin-off from the Amazon-owned streamer’s hit series The Boys, the Amazon MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Television-produced show follows students training to be the next generation of superheroes. The series is set at Godolkin University, where the wannabe heroes vie for popularity […]

‘Gen V’s Eric Kripke & Michele Fazekas on taking the ‘The Boys’ back to school

Mark Layton talks to Gen V showrunner Michele Fazekas and exec producer Eric Kripke about exploding genitalia, The X-Men and a more grounded approach to superpowers in Prime Video’s The Boys spin-off. After three critically acclaimed seasons of The Boys on Prime Video, the US superhero franchise expanded with the launch of Gen V late […]

Eleventh Hour lands ‘Showtrial’ & ‘The Killing Kind’ writer Zara Hayes

Sony Pictures Television-backed Eleventh Hour Films has hired Showtrial’s Zara Hayes as an executive producer and writer, with a remit to originate a new slate of projects. The move follows the recent launch of Eleventh Hour’s thriller The Killing Kind on Paramount+ UK, on which Hayes co-wrote, directed and exec produced. Hayes has worked in the […]

SPT’s UK producer Eleventh Hour lands C.M Ewan’s thriller ‘The House Hunt’

Alex Rider producer Eleventh Hour Films has optioned author C.M Ewan’s new thriller The House Hunt. The novel, which was published today in the UK by Pan Macmillan, tells the story of a woman selling a home who meets a sinsiter prospective buyer who throws her life into disarray. Eleventh Hour’s creative director Paula Cuddy, […]

Sony Pictures TV veteran Richard Parsons stepping down

Richard Parsons, chief operating officer, international productions, at Sony Pictures Television, is stepping down after more than a decade with the company. Parsons’ departure is amicable and it was his decision to leave, a person familiar with the matter told TBI, with the exec expected to exit the company at the end of next month. […]

Paramount+ drives vehicular action-comedy ‘Twisted Metal’ to Canada

Paramount+ has acquired video game adaptation Twisted Metal for Canada. The action-comedy, based on the PlayStation game series and commissioned for Peacock in the US, will launch all 10 episodes exclusively on the service in Canada on 10 August, with the streamer also set to debut the show in other as-yet unannounced territories. Written by […]