Shine America Taps Leslie Belzberg Senior VP Scripted Production

THR Staff
Shine America Taps Leslie Belzberg Senior VP Scripted Production

Shine America has tapped Leslie Belzberg senior vp scripted production.

The film and TV veteran will oversee day-to-day scripted production for the studio, including oversight of FX's upcoming drama The Bridge.

Belzberg most recently produced Scorpion King: Rise of the Dead and was an EP on Jeff Bridges feature Crazy Heart, which earned the actor a best actor Oscar. On the small screen, she has a long-standing relationship with director John Landis and together they co-created TV production company St. Clare Entertainment, which produced HBO's Dream On, USA Network's Weird Science, Fox's Sliders, Disney's Honey I Shrunk the Kids and more. She's also worked with Landis on features Beverly Hills Cop II and Coming to America, among others.

"Leslie's vast experience as a hands-on producer of both TV and film make her the ideal addition to our team as we look to build our scripted series slate,” said Carolyn Bernstein, Shine America exec vp scripted programming.

Added Belzberg: "I am truly grateful to be joining the Shine America team alongside Carolyn and Rich (Ross) as we look to make a concerted push into the scripted programming arena. We have some very exciting projects ahead, so it's a great time to be joining this accomplished team."