7 June 2011 11:02 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Doug Liman and Dave Bartis' Hypnotic has tapped former Fox VP Lindsay Sloane as development executive. Additionally, the company has extended its overall deal with Universal Cable Prods. for another year. Hypnotic already has several new projects in the works, including 2 dramas at USA, Silent Partner, from Leverage creator Chris Downey, and Winslow, from Zak Schwartz (Covert Affairs). At Hypnotic, Sloane will work with Liman, Bartis, and Gene Klein, focusing on developing new series targeted for Ucp-affiliated networks USA and Syfy as well as broadcast nets. The hire of Sloane, who was previously VP original scripted series at USA, comes on the heels of Hypnotic forgoing development this past year for the first time in its history upon request from Ucp. The decision not to develop came last summer when Hypnotic's freshman USA series Covert Affairs was renewed and two of the company's other projects, Suits (then A Legal Mind »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Doug Liman
"Covert Affairs" (2010)
"Leverage" (2008)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners