He will oversee all Adaptive’s original TV, film, publishing and digital content. Foster had been responsible for supporting the quality of the HBO Films’ brand by managing film projects from development through production, post-production and marketing. Adaptive made the announcement Friday.
“As Adaptive continues to iterate and innovate on the development process, it is important to integrate the insight of a seasoned traditional development executive,” said Perrin Chiles, CEO of Adaptive Studios. “Steve’s background and experience aligns with Adaptive’s goals and will assist us in accelerating development across our TV, film, publishing and digital content arms.”
While at HBO, which he joined in 2011, Foster worked on “Behind the Candelabra,” “Bessie,” “Clear History,” “Confirmation,” “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” “Notes From the Field” and “Paterno.