US powerhouse Darren Star has signed a multi-year production & development deal with ViacomCBS’ Entertainment
Star is the creator, executive producer and writer of such shows as Sex and the City, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Younger, and Grosse Pointe.
His deal will include projects for linear broadcast and through MTV Studios.
“I am thrilled to continue this journey with Keith, Nina, Chris and the ViacomCBS Entertainment and Youth Group. They inspire me with their passion and vision. I feel very fortunate to have a home that allows me to create content for all platforms.”
“Darren is a creative force behind some of the most seminal shows of our time and we are thrilled he will continue to call ViacomCBS his home as we rapidly expand our studios business,” said Chris McCarthy, president of ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Group.
“We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Darren who has his finger on the pulse of pop culture like no other,” said Keith Cox, president of E&Y Studios. “He’s a proven hit-maker whose storytelling has captivated generations and we’re elated to be in business with him for the long-term.”
New projects would be expected to screen in Australia through 10 and / or MTV networks.
Source: World Screen