FOX ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS WRITER/PRODUCER KYLE KILLEN TO EXCLUSIVE, BROADCAST-ONLY DEAL
FOX Entertainment has signed writer/producer Kyle Killen ("Halo," "Mind Games," "Awake") to a direct, exclusive, broadcast-only talent deal, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment.
Under terms of the agreement, Killen will develop scripted series for the FOX network. Projects will be developed under the Chapter Eleven production banner, where Killen is partnered with Scott Pennington.
"I have had the pleasure of working with Kyle on a number of series over the past decade. He is an incredible talent and that rare voice who is able to write in any genre that interests him. As FOX Entertainment continues to pursue its hand-crafted approach to development, I know working closely with Kyle, along with Scott and Keith Redmon at Anonymous Content, will result in the creation of distinctive programming for viewers," said Thorn.
Killen added, "Some of my favorite experiences in television have come from working with Michael, so the opportunity to collaborate with him and the talented team he's assembled at FOX was a no-brainer for us."
Killen's recent credits include the upcoming cable drama "Halo," based on the hit videogame, and starring Pablo Schreiber. Previously, he created the network dramas "Mind Games" and "Awake," as well as FOX's "Lone Star." Killen also wrote the feature "The Beaver," directed by Jodie Foster and starring Mel Gibson.
Other recent direct-talent deals at FOX Entertainment include those with Mara Brock Akil, Jeff Davis and Sarah Watson, the latter of whom wrote and will executive-produce a drama pilot from SideCar Content Accelerator, Warner Bros. Television and Amblin TV.
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